RALEIGH, N.C. – Gov. Roy Cooper has rescinded Charlotte City Councilwoman Lawana Mayfield's appointment to the State Human Relations Commission.
- Gov. Cooper appointed Lawana Mayfield to another position
- According to a letter, her appointment had not been completed
- Gov. Cooper decided to rescind it effective immediately
It comes after pressure from state Senate Republicans who blasted the move. In a letter from the attorney for the governor's office, William McKinney told Mayfield the important work of the commission needs to continue without distraction from its mission.
We reached out to Mayfield. She has made comments on Twitter addressing the situation.