NC Lawmakers Approve Drug Testing for WelfareJuly 26, 2013 at 10:09 am
Lawmakers want suspicious applicants for North Carolina’s worker-training and welfare program to be drug-tested or fingerprinted.
Panthers Kalil: No Super Bowl Talk This YearJuly 25, 2013 at 10:41 am
Carolina’s Ryan Kalil says he won’t be talking about the Super Bowl this preseason.
NC Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Changes To Gun LawsJuly 24, 2013 at 8:02 am
North Carolina lawmakers have approved a bill greatly expanding where concealed handguns are legally allowed.
Charter School Changes Approved By NC LegislatureJuly 24, 2013 at 7:55 am
Legislation heading to Gov. Pat McCrory allows North Carolina charter schools to follow the lead of local traditional schools on criminal history checks for employees.
NC Lawmakers Hone Rules For Gas, Oil DrillingJuly 24, 2013 at 7:46 am
North Carolina lawmakers are honing rules that would govern underground natural gas drilling and encourage offshore oil drilling.
GOP Leaders Agree On $20.6 Billion NC BudgetJuly 22, 2013 at 6:46 am
Leaders in the North Carolina House and Senate announced Sunday that they have reached agreement on a $20.6 billion budget that will end teacher tenure and allow taxpayer money to be spent for private school tuition.
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.