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Senate bill would retain protest petitions (access required)

State senators have put forward a “regulatory reform” bill that, in contrast to the one proposed by the N.C. House, would preserve the rights that property owners have to formally protest a rezoning. The wide-ranging measure, approved Friday by the Senate on a 26-7 vote, omits language suggested by the House that would repeal protest-petition rights that have been in place since 1923.

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