- A special session led to two bills that curtailed the Gov.-elect Roy Cooper's powers
- Gov.-elect Roy Cooper vows take challenge the legislation in court
(CNN)In 2014, the North Carolina General Assembly passed a series of laws to create a series of new state agencies. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory deemed the move to be a power grab launched by his own party. So he did the only thing he could think of to protect his office: Sue the legislature.