Jan. 28, 2011

The Voter Update | N.C. Legislature Kicks Off 2011 Session

N.C. Legislature

This week marked the start of the new legislative session, with Republicans taking control of both the N.C. Senate and N.C. House for the first time since 1898.

What does a GOP majority mean for the General Assembly? How will lawmakers bridge the estimated $3.7 billion budget gap? And how could this year's session impact the 2012 election?

We speak with Dr. Andrew Taylor, a political science professor at N.C. State University, to get insight into the changes and challenges in the legislature.



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