North Carolina lawmakers announce deal to repeal bathroom law

North Carolina lawmakers announce deal to repeal bathroom law

By Cristiano Lima (Politico) –

North Carolina state legislators announced late Wednesday they had reached a deal with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to repeal the controversial HB2 law, which restricted transgender bathroom access in the state.

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore, according to local reports, said at a late-night press conference that House Bill 142, which would repeal House Bill 2, would be re-introduced to the Senate floor Thursday morning.

“We have reached an agreement with the governor,” said Berger. “We have agreed with the governor that we will take no questions tonight.”

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