5 Things to Know About This Week in North Carolina Politics (Aug. 20, 2023)



In this week’s “5 Things to Know,” we look at what’s happening in the world of Tar Heel politics, including:

  • LGBTQ advocates speak out against legislators imposing restrictions targeting transgender youth
  • legislators create harmful barriers to voting with Senate Bill 747
  • healthcare advocates call on legislators to let Medicaid expansion move forward
  • faith leaders demand that legislators “cease and desist” from attacks on the state’s poor
  • the #UniteNC Town Hall Tour rolls on across North Carolina


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