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Local officials frustrated by new state rep

A number of local officials are not only perplexed by some legislative initiatives from newly elected District 6 State Rep. Beverly Boswell, they say their new representative in Raleigh has been inaccessible and failed to consult with them.

Two bills that Boswell has sponsored – H271, that proposes repealing a ban on plastic bags in local businesses, and H265, that would make certain school board elections partisan, including Dare – have been met with a flurry of opposition locally, prompting several boards to pass resolutions and send letters in opposition to the measures. 
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