We will be adding resources to the toolkit through the first half of 2020. If you would like to suggest advocacy resources that would be helpful for you, please email Moira Gill, NCACPA Advocacy & Communications Strategist.
WHO REPRESENTS YOU? A LOOK AT THE NC GENERAL ASSEMBLY
The General Assembly is the lawmaking body of the State of North Carolina. Similar to the United States Congress, the legislature is divided into two houses (or chambers)—the House of Representatives and the Senate.
5 HELPFUL TIPS FOR MEETING WITH LEGISLATORS
Meeting in-person with your elected officials is an effective way to talk about the issues impacting your business and profession and lay the groundwork for long-term change. Here are a few tips to help you have a productive meeting with your legislator.
THE JOURNEY OF A BILL
Seeing a bill through its long and lonely journey is exactly why grassroots advocates like you are vital. Keeping your legislators informed about policy issues important to you helps a bill maintain momentum in order to become law.
We’ve created a brief primer on the lawmaking process of the North Carolina General Assembly!
2020 North Carolina Election Summary
The state primary elections are in a few short weeks, and the November general elections are around the corner.
North Carolina Primary Elections: March 3, 2020
On top of being the only state in the nation with new congressional and legislative districts, North Carolina is slated to have one of the most competitive Presidential, US Senate, and Gubernatorial races in the country.