Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons

May 15th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the Democratic senator and presidential candidate from California will detail her … Click to Continue »

Craft beer sales deal on tap for North Carolina Senate panel

May 15th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

A proposed agreement reached between North Carolina alcohol wholesalers and small breweries over who distributes their beer as they grow is on tap in a state Senate committee. The state … Click to Continue »

N Carolina state patrol highlights law for cars to move over

May 15th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

North Carolina law officers are trying to spread the word that motorists are required to change lanes or slow down when they near stopped patrol cars flashing emergency lights. The … Click to Continue »

Director’s job is lone item on NC elections board’s agenda

May 13th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

North Carolina’s Democratic-controlled state elections board could soon have a new chief administrator. The five-member board scheduled a Monday conference call in which the executive director’s appointment is the lone … Click to Continue »

Senator Tillis’ primary challenger, the student loan crisis, and drag queen story hour

May 13th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News One Response

Tis the season for graduations! Join the conversation as we talk about the student loan crisis affecting many young Americans. We’re also discussing the big announcement of a primary challenger that has put the Tillis campaign on high alert. Finally, we’ll delve into a story out of Durham that has to do with a disturbing “Drag Queen Story Hour” for young children, hosted by a taxpayer-funded charter school.

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GOP touts infrastructure plan without raising taxes — but will it work?

May 13th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has been talking up a proposal to sell off troubled government loans as a quick fix to pay for infrastructure improvements without raising taxes. But … Click to Continue »

Top WH adviser Kudlow admits US consumers pay tariffs

May 12th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The White House’s top economic adviser acknowledged Sunday that U.S. consumers and businesses pay the tariffs that the Trump administration has imposed on billions of dollars of Chinese goods, even … Click to Continue »

NC House budget includes money for Martin Luther King spire

May 12th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The North Carolina House budget includes $1.5 million for a 100-foot spire in Fayetteville to honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. The Fayetteville Observer reports Rep. Elmer Floyd … Click to Continue »

Sticker shock: Trump taking aim at ‘surprise medical bills’

May 9th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

President Donald Trump will begin a push Thursday to fight health care sticker shock by limiting “surprise medical bills,” the unexpected charges faced by insured patients when a member of … Click to Continue »

US trade deficit edges up to $50 billion in March

May 9th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The U.S. trade deficit increased slightly in March even though the deficit with China fell to the lowest point in five years. The deficit in goods and services edged up … Click to Continue »