CHARLOTTE – Former lawmaker and legendary leader, Ruth Samuelson of Charlotte has reportedly entered hospice care in her battle with stage 4 breast cancer. Her cancer was announced earlier this year and was met with widespread calls for prayers and praise for her accomplishments in the N.C. General Assembly. Samuelson is reportedly resting and spending time with family and friends.Samuelson served in the N.C. House as the Republican conference chair under then-House Speaker Thom Tillis. She is known for her energy, firm grasp of policy issues, and her deep faith. Representing Mecklenburg County she took on the task of wrangling support, financial and otherwise, for the Republican majority.A hiking trail along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway near her home in Mecklenburg County was recently named in her honor.
RALEIGH Senators Jay Chauduri (D-Wake), Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe), Angela Bryant (D-Nash), and Joyce Waddell (D-Mecklenburg) filed Senate Bill 588 Tuesday to remove requirements that abortions be performed in a certified facility by a […]
RALEIGH N.C. Senator Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg) is achieving social media fame with his new bill that would fine drivers up to $200 for driving slowly in the fast lane. The bill imposes the fine […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to repeal Obamacare, but the party’s seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law still […]