Representative Susi H. Hamilton http://whqr.org en NC House to attempt another go at boards and commissions bill http://whqr.org/post/nc-house-attempt-another-go-boards-and-commissions-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tonight the <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/house/house.html" target="_blank">North Carolina House of Representatives</a> will vote again on <a href="http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&amp;BillID=S10&amp;submitButton=Go" target="_blank">Senate Bill 10</a>. The bill has made partisan waves and put House Republicans at odds with Senate Republicans. The bill eliminates several boards and commissions, and significantly cuts into term limits for current members. </span>B<span style="line-height: 1.5;">oard continuity is a major concern of both opponents and supporters.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:39:42 +0000 Sara Wood 32545 at http://whqr.org NC House to attempt another go at boards and commissions bill Hamilton confident Eugenics compensation will pass with strong bi-partisan support http://whqr.org/post/hamilton-confident-eugenics-compensation-will-pass-strong-bi-partisan-support <p> A bill to compensate victims of North Carolina’s Eugenics Program – or forced sterilization -- passed the state House last year but failed to come up for a vote in the Senate.&nbsp; The effort made national news because North Carolina was the first state to consider restitution.&nbsp; In this new legislative session in Raleigh, <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/membersByDistrict.pl?sChamber=H&amp;nDistrict=18" target="_blank">Representative Susi Hamilton</a> says she’s committed to helping <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=House&amp;nUserID=565" target="_blank">House Speaker Thom Tillis</a> address the damage.<br> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:11:32 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 31513 at http://whqr.org Hamilton confident Eugenics compensation will pass with strong bi-partisan support