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CLF filed suit against the NC Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of county residents Stephen Owens and Jillanne Gigi Badawi, alleging that they were aggrieved by the agency's determination that Iberdrola Renewables' Amazon Wind Farm East was not subject to state permitting standards.
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) has signed onto a Freedom of Information Act request to the Department of Interior, asking for all correspondence relating to federal lands that were considered, analyzed, or designated as national monuments since January 20, 2009.
Last week, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released student performance data for all schools and school districts in the state. The release included school performance grades, end-of-course and end-of-grade achievement level results, school accountability growth data, the 4-year and...
North Carolina improved its overall public health ranking more than any other state in this year's report released by the United Health Foundation.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that a new web-based tool is now available to help North Carolina's more than 7,000 child care facility operators develop and update emergency plans that provide protective actions for children in their care during a crisis situation.
The John Locke Foundation on Friday filed an amicus brief with the N.C. Supreme Court, urging the state justices to uphold an appeals court ruling in the Map Act case.
An attorney and two Wake County voters have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's new law calling for retention referendums for justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, claiming that the referendum, passed this year by the General Assembly, does not meet the definition of an election specified in...
The final batch of solar and other renewable energy projects requested under the "safe harbor" law enacted in April by the General Assembly could cost North Carolina taxpayers as much as $937,804,785 in credits, according to aggregated figures released Wednesday by the North Carolina Department...
The Governor has announced additional customer service improvements for the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) for 2016. The office-based improvements are aimed at reducing wait times, particularly for obtaining new driver licenses and identification cards as well updating...
The military supports 578,000 jobs in North Carolina and more than two thirds of those jobs are in the private sector, demonstrating the impact of the military ripples across the state's economy and not just concentrated near military installations. Those are the key findings of a new report release
After the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources sent a letter to Attorney General Roy Cooper, The North Carolina Republican Party urged Cooper to put politics aside and do his job by defending the state against new overreaching federal EPA rules.
Democrat Candidate for Governor Who Led Redistricting For Democrats Commits Massive Flip Flop on Redistricting
In a campaign email last week, Attorney General Roy Cooper made it clear he wants to engage in a public debate about policy. But while the attorney general and Democrat candidate for governor made his support for Obamacare clear.
Last week, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released student performance data for all schools and school districts in the state. The release included school performance grades, end-of-course and end-of-grade achievement level results, school accountability growth data, the 4-year and...
Are the humanities in trouble on American campuses? That is certainly the impression one gets from the media today; articles in publications of both left and right describe the increasing flight from the humanities into other disciplines.
The Executive Mansion lit up orange Thursday evening during a lighting ceremony to support Hunger Action Month in North Carolina. N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Rick Brajer hosted the event on behalf of Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory. N.C. Department of...
Governor Pat McCrory announced that North Carolina is one of three states to be awarded a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grant to implement an innovative reintegration of juvenile offenders into the community.
The federal government's lawsuit against North Carolina election laws could have "extraordinary ramifications for the United States," an election law expert told a Tuesday meeting of the Campbell Law School Federalist Society.
Governor Pat McCrory signed into law today a bill authorizing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to establish a police department, a tribal alcohol law enforcement division, a natural resources law enforcement agency, and a probation and parole agency through the Cherokee Marshal's Office.
Hillary B. Clinton, and her husband, Bill, according to her, have long been the political victims of the 'Vast Right Wing Conspiracy', and never more now as Obama's Department of Justice seeks her infamously scrubbed server.
On Friday, August 28, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) filed suit against the City of Belmont, North Carolina, alleging violations of state public records law.
On Friday, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) became an original cosponsor of a resolution to begin impeachment proceedings against EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy for committing perjury.
A United States District Court judge has ruled in favor of the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and against the environmental groups seeking to stop construction of the Monroe Expressway.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today put on hold the federal Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rule redefining Waters of the United States, or WOTUS.
In response to today's 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to block the Obama EPA's controversial 'Waters of the United States' (WOTUS) regulation, Congressman Jones released the following statement
English departments have lost their positions of importance on college campuses in recent years.
Even though Alcoa Power Generating Inc. has won two more legal battles against the state of North Carolina dealing with the company's efforts to relicense its four hydroelectric dams on the Yadkin River, the state plans to continue fighting to gain control of those facilities...
Airbnb and similar short-term rental services are illegal under Raleigh's existing bed and breakfast zoning rules, said Eric Braun, chairman of the City Planning Department's Text Change Committee, at a Sept. 15 meeting.
Last week, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released the state's annual teacher turnover report. The overall turnover rate for the 2014-15 school year was 14.8 percent, a 0.7 percentage point increase from a year prior. While the actual rate of teacher turnover is an important metric...
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