The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill outlawing transgender surgeries on minors under the age of 18. Its passage was bipartisan, as two Democrats joined the GOP majority – which would be enough votes to override a veto by Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper. Listen Here:

The NC House just passed a 12-week abortion ban and if it passes the NC Senate, Gov. Cooper will likely veto the bill. Reuters reports: North Carolina’s Republican-dominated House on Wednesday passed and sent to the state Senate a controversial bill limiting most abortions to the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, a sharp drop from […]

The new Chair of the North Carolina Democratic Party has been on the job only a few weeks, but has already succeeded in giving the Republicans a supermajority in the House. Listen Here:

North Carolina Rep. Tricia Cotham made national news when she switched her party affiliation and became a Republican yesterday. The move gave the GOP a supermajority in the House to override the Democratic Governor’s veto. But unless Cotham changes her political philosophy, her vote isn’t a sure thing in all cases. Cotham’s flip seems to […]

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Pat Cotham joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman saying that her daughter Tricia Cotham, member of the NC House of Representatives from the 112th district, was motivated to switch her political party affiliation from Democrat to Republican due to threats, being ordered around and being made to feel unwelcome in the Democratic caucus.

  The 2024 Presidential race is heating up, especially after the indictment of Donald Trump. Also, more fallout from Tricia Cotham’s decision to switch party affiliation. Listen Here:

North Carolina Rep. Tricia Cotham from Mecklenburg County says she changed her party affiliation from Democrat to Republican due to the attacks against her from her legislative colleagues and activists. Listen Here:

North Carolina state Representative Tricia Cotham made it official this morning and announced she was registering as a Republican. The move means the GOP has a supermajority in the NC House, although she’s unlikely to be a sold vote for every issue on the Republican agenda. Listen Here:

Tricia Cotham has decided to change her party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. Axios reports:  A North Carolina Democratic lawmaker is expected to flip her party affiliation, multiple Republicans with knowledge of the discussions tell Axios.  The move would cement Republicans’ toe-hold in a fast-changing swing state, handing them a veto-proof majority in the middle […]

In the wake of the Nashville school shooting yesterday, North Carolina House Democrats and the Democratic Governor used the tragedy to attack Republican-passed legislation that repeals a Jim Crow era pistol purchase law that was used to prevent Black citizens from defending themselves against racist KKK attacks and intimidation. Listen Here: