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Elections News: NC Republicans tie pipeline money and elections board changes to a class-size bill

Long-sought help for schools struggling to lower class sizes is now tied up with a controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund and a power struggle over control of elections boards. A bill proposed Thursday would take $58 million that energy companies building a pipeline through Eastern North Carolina are expected to give state government as part…

Posted: 2018-02-09 00:15:48

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