Dozens of companies are against the measure over concerns of higher electricity rates.
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More than two dozen candidates seeking to succeed the late North Carolina Rep. Walter Jones Jr. first must win their parties’ nominations. Voters go to the polls Tuesday in the … Click to Continue »
The North Carolina House of Representatives released its budget Monday night, setting the stage for a debate over how to spend billions of dollars over the next two years. Many … Click to Continue »
A bill heading to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s desk makes clear charities aren’t breaking the law by holding occasional casino “game nights” as fundraisers as long as they follow … Click to Continue »
State House lawmakers made quick work Monday night of measures that would tighten sexual assault laws and impose mandatory jail time for killing someone by driving while impaired, either in a land vehicle or a boat.
Legislation adjusting the state’s domestic violence protection order law cleared a House committee Monday after lawmakers narrowly defeated a proposal to give judges more discretion to order defendants in domestic violence cases to surrender their guns and ammunition.
Debate over a controversial proposal on electricity rates ratcheted up this week with two environmental groups’ full-page newspaper ad asking the state Senate’s top-ranking Democrat, Dan Blue, to end his … Click to Continue »
Vote will be close, may come down to a Pitt County Democrat.
Senate leader Phil Berger is dismissing the goal of reaching a nationally recommended standard for school counselors, leading to groups supporting Wednesday’s mass teacher protest to say he’s ignoring the … Click to Continue »
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo isn’t ruling out the possibility of the state taking over Providence schools. The Democrat on Monday told WPRO-AM that “everything has to be on the … Click to Continue »