Statement May 23 Council Meeting

Nicole Ramsey

Corporate Communications & Marketing

City statement: HB2 removed from council business agenda for 5/23 council meeting

CHARLOTTE, NC (May 23, 2016)--- The HB2 item on the Charlotte City Council agenda for Monday, May 23, 2016 has been removed from the agenda. There will be no action item on HB2 tonight. The Mayor and City Council will continue to work with the General Assembly and with business and community leaders to address the continuing negative impacts of HB2 on the City of Charlotte and North Carolina. Charlotte remains committed to being a welcoming and inclusive community that is free of discrimination. Economic impact information will be shared with council in writing and provided to the media.