Governor Cooper Vetoes Bill Created to Prevent Executive Collusion

Today, Governor Cooper vetoed SB 360 “Prohibit Collusive Settlements by the AG.” This bill would have prohibited the N.C. Attorney General from excluding the Speaker of the House and President Pro Tempore of the Senate from settlement agreements of lawsuits to which they were parties. In September 2020, with only 41 days before the election and absentee …