by Sarah Curry
Director of Fiscal Policy Studies
This press release was just released from the NC Senate….
After Listening to Feedback from Constituents, Sponsors Decide to Stop Vaccine Bill
Raleigh, N.C. – Sen. Jeff Tarte (R-Mecklenburg), Sen. Tamara Barringer (R-Wake), and Sen. Terry Van Duyn (D-Buncombe), the primary sponsors of Senate Bill 346, issued the following joint statement Wednesday:
“After hearing serious concerns about stricter vaccine and immunization requirements from our constituents and from citizens across the state, we have decided we will not move forward with Senate Bill 346. The vaccine bill is dead.”