Charlotte Talks Local News Roundup: Phase 2 Continues; Trump Gives Cooper Ultimatum On RNC
Friday, May 29, 2020
It’s a game of chicken between Donald Trump and Gov. Roy Cooper over the RNC. A recap of COVID-19’s impact on Charlotte. CMS approves next year’s calendar with a starting date of Aug. 17, but we don’t know what form school will take. And the investigation into Sen. Richard Burr’s stock trades continue even as the Justice Department drops investigations into other senators.
On the next Charlotte Talks local news roundup ...
President Trump has given Gov. Cooper a week to confirm that the planned RNC in Charlotte will be allowed, with the threat that he’ll move the convention if the Spectrum Center can’t operate at full capacity. We’ll talk about what could happen.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board approved its calendar for next year this week. The new calendar includes a start date of Aug. 17, but it’s unclear exactly “how” the school year will begin. We’ll talk about what both families and administrators are saying.
And the investigation into Sen. Richard Burr’s stock trades continues. We’ll talk about where that stands.
All those stories and much more on the next Charlotte Talks local news roundup.
Katie Peralta, senior editor for Charlotte Agenda
David Boraks, reporter for WFAE
Jonathan Lowe, anchor/ reporter for Spectrum News
Joe Bruno, WSOC-TV Reporter