The newly formed, Black Mountain-based North Carolina Camp Association has hired a lobbyist to promote its legislative agenda, armed with economic data saying the industry pumps $365 million into four WNC counties.
A proposal requiring voters to show an ID before casting a ballot is expected to be proposed by the state’s Republican leaders any moment, but some say the effort is costly, unnecessary and could burden the region’s most active voters, those 65 and older.
Raleigh businessman Art Pope influenced elections across North Carolina, including the recent ouster of former state Sen. John Snow, of Murphy.
The state’s largest insurer says coverage is there, but not for what it deems educational therapy. Advocates disagree.
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