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The NC General Assembly introduces and passes numerous bills each year that impact the quality of life in Western North Carolina. The WNC Vote Tracker provides information on important legislation in six categories: Economic Security; Education; Environment; Health & Safety; Government & Democracy; and Women’s Issues. The WNC Vote Tracker also offers an overview of the state budget – arguably the most important legislation passed each year.

Please use the following links to learn more about the Moral Monday movement:

Why is this happening to our state?
Get to know ALEC (the corporate lobby group that meets behind closed doors with state legislators) and multimillionaire Art Pope. Watch these brief videos from two non-profit investigative reporting groups. Knowledge is power:

On July 15, retired school teacher Elaine McCollum of Franklin spoke from the heart on behalf of the people of Western North Carolina: