State legislature

  • December 21, 2016  

    In North Carolina, lawmakers met in a special session to debate repealing HB2, the so-called “Bathroom Bill” they passed in March. The controversial law says transgender people must abide by the sex listed on their birth certificate, not their gender identity, when using restrooms in public schools and government buildings. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Jeff Tiberii of WUNC for an update. Continue reading

  • January 15, 2013  

    The White House is set to announce proposals for gun control laws, but some state governments aren’t waiting for federal action. Jeffrey Brown talks to Gov. Jack Markell, D-Del., about Delaware’s proposals to curb gun violence, including stricter background checks, a state-wide database of gun owners and an assault weapons ban. Continue reading