Chaz Beasley Profile picture
Former state rep. Current change agent. Attorney. Hubby. Foodie. Gym rat. Dogfather. Hip-hop head in a muzak world. RTs =/= endorsements & stuff.
May 29, 2018 14 tweets 9 min read
Last year, I read the entire budget - doing the same this year. You deserve a Rep who’ll pay close attention to how your money’s spent and propose necessary changes.

There’s one huge difference this time - my input isn’t allowed.

That’s a problem. Here’s why. #ncga #ncpol 1/ For the 1st time in memory, the #NCGA is moving a budget that blocks amendments, through a committee that includes zero Democrats.

This silences the voice of duly-elected members like me. I wasn’t on the committee. I don’t get a chance to even suggest changes. #ncpol 2/