Republican lawmaker running for governor

July 18th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News One Response

Screenshot: Holly Grange for governor announcement videoState Rep. Holly Grange jumped into the 2020 governor’s race Thursday, announcing a long-rumored run and giving Republicans a second candidate in the race.

Partisan mapmaking in NC withstands Supreme Court challenge in far-reaching gerrymandering case

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

US Supreme CourtA narrow majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices Thursday ruled that the question of whether lawmakers violate the Constitution when they draw political maps to explicitly benefit the party in power is “beyond the reach of the federal courts.”

Complaint filed over Wake lawmaker’s Duke Energy bill, his law firm’s pipeline work

May 8th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Sen. Dan Blue, D-WakeSen. Dan Blue’s family law firm does work for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Today@NCCapitol: Seeing red

May 1st, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

North Carolina Legislative BuildingHere’s what’s going on at the General Assembly on Wednesday, May 1.

Duke Energy rate bill headed to Senate floor

April 30th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Duke Energy in downtown Raleigh. Photo taken August 17, 2018. Dozens of companies are against the measure over concerns of higher electricity rates.

NC House approves changes to sexual assault, drunk driving laws

April 29th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

alcohol generic, drinking genericState 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.

Domestic violence bill advances without change to state gun law

April 29th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Domestic violence protective ordersLegislation 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.

Born Alive abortion bill override vote planned Tuesday

April 29th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Vote will be close, may come down to a Pitt County Democrat.

Anti-call-spoofing bill advances

April 25th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

The North Carolina State Legislative Building in downtown Raleigh. Photo taken August 17, 2018. Bill from NC Speaker of the House to stop caller ID tricks from telemarketers.

Cooper to hospitals: Push the legislature on Medicaid expansion

April 24th, 2019 by NCTP Feed Categories: Feed, News No Responses

Gov. Roy Cooper, DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen speak with rural hospital executives on Medicaid expansion April 24, 2019.Governor, DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen huddle with rural hospital executives as House prepares to unveil state budget.