NC Unemployment Rate For June Remains UnchangedJuly 19, 2013 at 10:34 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in June, staying at 8.8 percent. But state Department of Commerce figures show that employers in North Carolina dropped nearly 11,000 jobs from May to June. The state’s unemployment rate had dropped for four straight months after slow improvement in the economy. The national unemployment […]
NC Lawmakers Look to Session End After Tax DealJuly 18, 2013 at 3:57 pm
North Carolina Senate Republicans want to hurry legislative activity along now that a tax overhaul is heading to Governor Pat McCrory, but House counterparts aren’t in a big rush to spend the weekend in Raleigh.
Gun Rights Resolution Approved by NC HouseJuly 18, 2013 at 2:57 pm
A North Carolina House debate on a resolution backing constitutional gun rights prompted concerns from Democrats who argued that it criticized national leaders for proposing rules the resolution says would infringe on those rights.
AP Sources: Senators Reach Deal On Student LoansJuly 17, 2013 at 7:48 pm
Senators have reached a bipartisan deal to restore lower interest rates on student borrowers.
GOP Faithful Rally in NC to Back State’s DirectionJuly 17, 2013 at 11:17 am
About 200 supporters are expressing their appreciation for North Carolina Republicans efforts to cut taxes, require identification before voting and make getting abortions more difficult.
Nike Apologizes for Panthers T-Shirt ErrorJuly 17, 2013 at 10:17 am
Nike has issued an apology for the geographic error on a line of Carolina Panthers T-shirts.
NC House Votes to Pass Tax Cuts, Other ChangesJuly 16, 2013 at 3:01 pm
The North Carolina legislature has started its formal approval for tax changes that Republican lawmakers and Governor Pat McCrory say will energize the state’s economy and give tax relief to residents.
NRC: Minor Violation for Missed NC Nuke Plant FlawJuly 12, 2013 at 10:40 am
Federal regulators say the shutdown of a North Carolina nuclear plant in May is leading Duke Energy to change some procedures after missing a tiny crack near the reactor core last year.
Berger Still Not Ready To Decide On US Senate BidJuly 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm
The Republican leader of the North Carolina state Senate says he should make a decision by the end of July about whether to enter the race to try to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.
Minimum Fines For Passing School Buses In NC BillJuly 10, 2013 at 1:35 pm
North Carolina motorists convicted of passing a stopped school bus picking up or dropping off students would face a $500 minimum fine in addition to other punishments in legislation going to Governor Pat McCrory’s desk.