Update Oct. 2: The U.S. House and Senate have approved a continuing resolution that funds federal government operations through Nov. 17, putting a hold on potential closure of the three national parks located on the Outer Banks.
The Down East Remembrance Act sets the coordinates of the creeks to be named after the six Down East natives who died in a plane crash Feb. 13, 2022.
North Carolina’s congressional map is settled for 2022, as only three of nine U.S. justices favor accepting appeal by Republican legislators. Decision leaves maps as state courts approved them.
“While I am hopeful that the courts will also play overturn this partisan map, and see that a fair map is enacted, I have made the difficult decision that I will not seek reelection.”