Visitors across the Charlotte region spent more than $6.7 billion last year, despite widespread boycotts over the anti-LGBTQ law House Bill 2.
As the new year begins, many hope for a more productive legislative season than 2016 produced. House Bill 2 (HB2), the controversial “bathroom bill” that sparked widespread protests for its violation of transgender rights, is perhaps the biggest issue being debated by politicians, activists, and journalists alike.
The past week presented several hopeful signs for opponents of House Bill 2 (HB2), the so-called Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act. As unfortunate economic consequences continue to climb, with the National College Athletic Association (NCAA) and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) both canceling events in the state, former supporters of the bill seem to be shifting position.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail after taking a few days off to recuperate from pneumonia, making a campaign stop in Greensboro on Thursday, where she condemned bigotry and HB2. She arrived at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) just one day after the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) cancelled championship …