Law and courts reporter at @NCPolicyWatch. Formerly of @postandcourier. #UNT grad. Texas native, pseudo Virginian, Raleigh transplant. Tweets are my own.

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Melissa Boughton, Courts and Law Reporter, joined N.C. Policy Watch in September 2016. She covers local, state and federal courts and writes about key decisions that impact the lives of North Carolinians. Before joining the project, Melissa worked the crime and courts beats at The Post and Courie...

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Jul 27, 2017

Reminder: Covington hearing at 10 am today in Greensboro. Make sure to leave all electronics in the car and bring in your ID! #ncga #ncpol

Jul 26, 2017

Déjà vu: Well-known GOP mapmaker to consult again for lawmakers redrawing unconstitutional districts #ncga #ncpol

Jul 26, 2017

Criteria for the maps will be discussed at the next meeting #ncga #ncpol

Jul 26, 2017

.@RepDavidRLewis asked again about if partisan advantage will be looked at; he says he doesn't know #ncga #ncpol

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