June 17, 2014
Contact: Ashley Simmons, Office of the Mayor
(704) 336-3438
"The proponents of the bill say that it merely clarifies the intent of last year’s legislation," said Mayor Dan Clodfelter. "At this point the City’s legal team is still assessing whether the bill clarifies anything or whether it instead introduces new legal issues. In any event, this new legislation is not the end of the matter and does not address our concerns. We will continue to reach out to state officials to seek a mutually acceptable resolution of the dispute.