This week things returned to business as usual in the General Assembly following the passage of the HB2 replacement bill last Thursday. House Bill 2 has remained in the news, however, as LGBT rights groups criticize the replacement bill for leaving discrimination in place for many North Carolinians. All eyes were on the NCAA as they prepared to announce whether the HB2 replacement bill went far enough to allow sporting events to return to the state. On Tuesday, the NCAA announced that they would lift the ban on North Carolina from holding championship events; the announcement coming just after UNC clinched the Men’s Basketball National Championship Game after defeating Gonzaga.  Some cities in other states have maintained their travel bans to NC, however, citing concerns that the HB2 replacement law is inadequate. Read the full report here.