Events late yesterday over a HB2 proposal between Governor Roy Cooper and General Assembly Leadership were reminiscent of Lucy holding out the football to Charlie Brown, only to snatch the ball away at the last moment.
Yesterday afternoon, Senate Leader Phil Berger and Speaker of the House Tim Moore held a press conference to announce that they had a House Bill 2 (HB2) repeal offer from Governor Cooper and his staff that just might work.
However, Governor Cooper is denying he has made any such proposal, however documentation that a repeal proposal from the Governor’s office was in the works on was circulated to media.
During the press conference, Senate Leader Phil Berger indicated they had talked with the Governor several times about the proposal and was, “taken aback by the fact that the Governor disavowed ever having made the proposal.”
“The governor made a proposal late last week that we are prepared to agree to in principle, said Berger. “We called the governor on the way down here to let him know we agreed, but he now denies that he ever made the proposal, so we’ve got to figure out where we are.”
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