Browsing articles labeled "HB2"
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12/6/16 John's take on McCrory's post-Gov career
Robin Hayes, NC GOP Chair talks with Bo about HB2. Taking off his political hat, need to deal with an economic crisis.
Tim Boyum, Capital Tonight Anchor, TWC News talks with Bo; not going to Kenansville, NC where Trump will appear. A lot of finger pointing on HB2.
Charlotte City Councilman Kenny Smith joins Bo Thompson & Erik Spanberg to discuss the ACC's decision to pull the League Championship Football game from Charlotte because of HB2. He also talks about the city's roll in this ongoing political drama.
Tom Sorenson, contributing Sports Columnist, Charlotte Observer talks with Bo about the ACC pulling events out of NC over HB2, and Cam Newton's treatment in last week's NFL opener.
Tim Boyum, Capital Tonight Anchor, TWC News talks with Bo on his way to see Chelsea Clinton in Raleigh, while Hillary is recuperating. McCrory releases statement on NCAA pulling 7 events.
Erik Spanberg, Charlotte Business Journal talks with Bo about the NCAA pulling events out of NC.
Bo Thompson talks Governor Pat McCrory as his race for Governor heats up. McCrory predicts HB2 will ultimately end up in the Supreme Court of the United States. Plus, the Governor reflects on this race against Roy Cooper verses his battle in 2012 with Walter Dalton.
The NBA has announced it will move the 2017 NBA All-Star game from Charlotte. HB2 is the ultimate reason this move was made and the rumors are that the game will be moved to New Orleans. Republican County Commissioner spoke with Mark Garrison about this, listen to find out what he had to say on the…
The Charlotte Hornets have confirmed that the NBA will move the 2017 All-Star game to a new localtion in a statement. “We understand the NBA’s decision and the challenges around holding the NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte this season. There was an exhaustive effort from all parties to keep the event in Charlotte, and we…
Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute For too long, a toxic combination of anti-LGBTQ hate and easy access to guns has put LGBTQ people at disproportionate risk of violence and murder. On June 12, forty-nine innocent people -- most of them Latinx -- were killed at…
Pressure from the NBA may get NC legislators to change the HB2 bill. John doesn't like a pro sports league holding the city hostage with this like they do when wanting to build a new stadium. He says they should not be dictating this.
WBTV's Nick Ochsner reporting. New legislation drafted by leadership in the North Carolina House of Representatives seeks to walk back portions of a controversial bill passed during a special session this spring restricting the rights of transgender individuals to use the bathroom of their choice. House Bill 2 requires individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to…
Governor Pat McCrory joined Mark Garrison on Charlotte At Six Tuesday evening to talk mostly about CMS changing their bathroom policy which will now allow students to use the bathroom of which gender they identify with. Gov. McCrory also talked about the I-77 toll lane project.
From Charlotte's Morning News: Bo Thompson's latest interview with Governor Pat McCrory. They discuss new developments regarding HB-2, including the Charlotte City Council NOT voting on a possible non-discrimination ordinance repeal last night. Also: McCrory's current relationship with Mayor Roberts, how HB-2 has affected his re-election campaign, and what's next in Raleigh.
Curious about how the controversial House Bill 2 came to be? Bo Thompson traces the process back to 2015. Listen to the timeline...
President Barack Obama, at a news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron, says laws in Mississippi and North Carolina that deal with LGBT issues need a rewrite. Obama, in answer to a question, did not specifically address what was in North Carolina's bill, but framed it as a disagreement he has with people when…
George N. Miller, attorney, talks with Bo about the HB2 and a ruling that may declare the bill violates a federal law.