altered-state-logo-side-2-300pxThe November elections of 2010 brought about a major upheaval in North Carolina’s political leadership, with the General Assembly witching to Republican control for the first time in more than a century. The 2012 gubernatorial election only served to reinforce this transformation.

In the following special report, “Altered State: How Five years of conservative rule have redefined North Carolina,” the staff at N.C. Policy Watch takes an in-depth look at a number of the key policy changes that have resulted and the real world impact those changes have produced.