The Latest: Alec Baldwin campaigns for Virginia Democrats

October 22nd, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The Latest on Alec Baldwin campaigning for Democratic candidates in Virginia (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Actor Alec Baldwin has knocked on doors and cracked a few jokes in a … Click to Continue »

Winston-Salem city councilors vote to change ‘Dixie Classic’ fair name in North Carolina

October 22nd, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The Winston-Salem City Council voted Monday to change the Dixie Classic Fair name to the Carolina Classic Fair. The change will begin in 2020. … Click to Continue »

Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

October 22nd, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

President Donald Trump injected racial overtones into the House impeachment inquiry Tuesday by comparing the Democratic-led investigation into his handling of U.S. policy toward Ukraine to a “lynching.” The highest-ranking … Click to Continue »

Trump: ‘The asylum program is a scam’

July 5th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

President Trump called the US asylum program a “scam” while addressing the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas on April 6. … Click to Continue »

Is Supreme Court’s gerrymandering ruling ‘destructive’ or ‘fair’? Here’s the reaction.

June 27th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Thursday’s highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court ruling on North Carolina’s election maps left conservatives relieved and redistricting reform advocates disappointed. The court considered whether the Republican-led state legislature violated the … Click to Continue »

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 »

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 »