NC Legislative Session Begins

RALEIGH, NC– The new legislative session is officially underway in Raleigh.

Lawmakers met today for a one-day organizational session where they elected various chamber officers. The legislature reconvenes in two weeks.

When it does it has its work cut out for it; from creating jobs to how to handle House Bill 2.

Both sides remain divided over Medicaid expansion. Democratic Governor Roy Cooper has asked the feds to allow North Carolina to expand the program.