GOP House Speaker Thom Tillis and Rep. Earline Parmon, a Democrat from Winston-Salem, are hosting an information session next month in Charlotte on the history of the state's eugenics program.Read the full article
A task force appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue has recommended that people sterilized under the state's eugenics program receive $50,000.
Tillis said he is interested in setting up a compensation plan. A press release from his office said he is working with Parmon "to map out a strategy to create a working group that will discuss the best way to pursue a legislative solution to the eugenics problem."