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Lawmakers are moving forward with plans to sell houses and other real properties owned by the state that are unused, or have not been used to their full potential.
Crediting budget reforms made by the recent session of the General Assembly, Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Thursday the acceleration of four major transportation projects, including the final leg of the eastern section of the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway, the Asheville Connector, The I-485 and Wed
The General Assembly on Wednesday approved a measure allowing state government to continue spending money through the end of the month while budget writers from both chambers continue to hammer out a compromise.
Former Florida Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday outlined his economic plan, a proposal he said would lift the economy out of the post-recession "new normal" and "lift up everybody."
State Republican legislative leaders, along with state GOP chairman Hasan Harnett and incoming party executive director Dallas Woodhouse, announced on Tuesday that new provisions in a law allowing legislative caucuses to establish separate fundraising committees would not be exercised during the...
Legislation creating a state Office of Charter Schools and shifting management of those alternative public schools from the Department of Public Instruction to the State Board of Education has cleared the General Assembly and awaits Gov. Pat McCrory's signature.
Legislative election law writers continue working toward having a combined primary on March 15, 2016, allowing voters to cast ballots for president and nominate their party favorites for other statewide and local offices.
The General Assembly on Wednesday approved a measure allowing state government to continue spending money through the end of the month while budget writers from both chambers continue to hammer out a compromise.
The N.C. Chamber is resurrecting an idea to pay for roads that eventually could confront concerns over the growing gap between increasing highway use and dwindling fuel tax revenues.
The state House on Tuesday narrowly approved a bill that would require appellate judges to win retention elections to hold their seats. If House Bill 222 becomes law, it would apply to the chief justice and other justices on the N.C. Supreme Court as well as all judges on the N.C. Court of Appeals.
Distilleries across North Carolina are hoping to follow in the footsteps of the state's growing winery and craft beer industries, but the law places distilleries at a competitive disadvantage -- and they're asking the General Assembly to pass legislation allowing them to sell small...
Attorneys on both sides of the voucher issue made their case on Tuesday to the state's highest court, with Supreme Court justices considering a challenge to a Superior Court decision stating that the Opportunity Scholarship Program, offering tuition vouchers to low-income parents who removed...
Hundreds of North Carolinians who own property in swaths of land that the N.C. Department of Transportation has staked out for highways are awaiting action in state courts.
Public schools work for Delicia Hare's 14-year-old son, but not so well for her 8-year-old son Christian Houston. Hare uses the $4,200 voucher she gets from the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program to offset some of the costs of sending Christian to Raleigh Christian Academy. She homeschooled...
Gov. Pat McCrory and his top transportation lieutenant on Thursday outlined new highway construction projects designed to ease bottlenecks and facilitate the flow of traffic.
After a measure introduced in last year's legislative session allowing more investors to get in at the early stages of startup companies failed to become law, competing bills have been filed in the current session encouraging entrepreneurs to seek capital through options resembling...
North Carolina's new Chief Justice Mark Martin wants to modernize the state's judicial system technologically as he seeks more stable funding for the courts.
Action taken by the General Assembly nearly four years ago changing the state's prison and probation strategies appears to be paying dividends, both financially and in the number of repeat offenders, notes a recent study.
North Carolina voters soon could vote for governor and lieutenant governor as a team under a measure approved Tuesday by the House Elections Committee.
The House on Wednesday approved a bill that would shift next year's North Carolina presidential preference primary from late February to March 8. That chamber also nixed a proposed amendment to the N.C. Constitution that would have required a party's candidates for governor and...
Tax reform advocates have found much to like in some key provisions to a broad tax package proposed by three state Senate leaders in March.
State Sen. Bob Rucho is still hoping North Carolina can have its presidential preference primary just days after South Carolina, giving the state a bigger say in determining the eventual 2016 nominees.
Dozens of Triangle-area middle- and high-schoolers and their parents could be looking for another school next year if the State Board of Education closes the Dynamic Community Charter School -- a school intended to fill a void for disabled children who have not fit in at traditional public...
A House education committee on Tuesday gave its OK to House Bill 133, a measure increasing the scholarship amount available to special needs students who attend private schools from $3,000 per semester to $4,000. It also approved a change allowing families receiving those scholarships to collect...
Gasoline taxes would drop while vehicle use taxes and auto registration fees would rise under a broad House plan aimed at boosting the budget for highway maintenance, bridge repair, and port maintenance.
Public schools work for Delicia Hare's 14-year-old son, but not so well for her 8-year-old son Christian Houston. Hare uses the $4,200 voucher she gets from the state's Opportunity Scholarship Program to offset some of the costs of sending Christian to Raleigh Christian Academy. She homeschooled...
Gov. Pat McCrory and his top transportation lieutenant on Thursday outlined new highway construction projects designed to ease bottlenecks and facilitate the flow of traffic.
After a measure introduced in last year's legislative session allowing more investors to get in at the early stages of startup companies failed to become law, competing bills have been filed in the current session encouraging entrepreneurs to seek capital through options resembling...
North Carolina's new Chief Justice Mark Martin wants to modernize the state's judicial system technologically as he seeks more stable funding for the courts.
Action taken by the General Assembly nearly four years ago changing the state's prison and probation strategies appears to be paying dividends, both financially and in the number of repeat offenders, notes a recent study.
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