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NC lawmakers expect to gavel session out quickly

RALEIGH (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly is returning for another mini-work session that won’t see much work at all.
The House and Senate were scheduled to reconvene at noon Monday, but legislators say the meetings should adjourn quickly and no recorded votes will be taken.
House Speaker Thom Tillis said a limited number of colleagues would attend and encouraged others not to accept expense checks unless they’re traveling to Raleigh for other legislative activity.
Republican legislators set aside a few dates this year to reconvene if redistricting map changes were required. Democrats are suspicious of these meetings because GOP House members overrode a veto by Gov. Beverly Perdue during a January visit.
The Legislature is next set to return May 16 for its traditional budget-adjustment session, which should last several weeks.

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