North Carolina Gov. Perdue Pressured to Veto 3 Major Bills

Some of the most intense scrutiny is over the $20.2 billion budget the Republican-led legislature approved. But legislators also gave a final OK to drilling into North Carolina’s shale basin for natural gas, following the vote unraveling a 2009 law that allows death row inmates to use statistics to show their sentences were rooted in racial bias.
June 22, 2012

Some of the most intense scrutiny is over the $20.2 billion budget the Republican-led legislature approved. But legislators also gave a final OK to drilling into North Carolina’s shale basin for natural gas, following the vote unraveling a 2009 law that allows death row inmates to use statistics to show their sentences were rooted in racial bias.

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