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The Republicans now in charge of the North Carolina General Assembly are learning it's not easy to keep tabs on the executive branch of state government when lawmakers are officially out of town.
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Several clergy members opposed to Republican policies approved in North Carolina are asking to meet with GOP state government leaders before the legislative session begin next month.
Meeting deadlines set by federal regulators to eliminate North Carolina's backlog of food stamp applications still came with a cost to state and local governments.
Cable barrier runs through the median of Interstate 70 just west of the Sedalia exit in Missouri.
North Carolina's official unemployment rate dropped again in March to 6.3 percent.
The McCrory administration hired Steckel with great fanfare in January 2013 to reform Medicaid.
April 17 - Late last night, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory released his so-called "Comprehensive Coal Ash Action Plan" claiming the legislation will "close loopholes in state law to strengthen the state's ability to regulate coal ash ponds."
I am not surprised that the Charlotte Observer editorial staff is attacking the Republican chairs of the North Carolina Educator Effectiveness and Compensation Task Force, Rep. Rob Bryan and Sen. Jerry Tillman.
The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.
The irony seemed to completely escape Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday as he took the podium at a Tax Day event to heap praise on last year's tax package that gave huge breaks to millionaires and large corporations while asking many small businesses and most North Carolina families to pay more.
Dr. Greg Brannon, a Republican contending for the party's Senate nomination in North Carolina, once called U.S. property taxes as central planning, referencing the Holocaust and Soviet Union as other examples of central planning, in a 2012 radio interview.
Mitch McConnell won't be Senate Majority Leader after November. And thanks to Alison Lundergan Grimes, he won't even be in the Senate.
"What's the difference between a Grass Roots North Carolina Evaluation and a Grass Roots North Carolina-Political Victory Fund Recommendation?" As part of its 2014 " Remember in November " voter education project, Grass Roots North Carolina compiled voting records, bill sponsorship history and survey scores on 532 candidates for US Senate, US ... (more)
Back in February I wrote a couple of diaries about my struggle to overcome a technical glitch in my documentation that the PATRIOT Act used to render me officially "NONEXISTENT" after all my years of dutifully tax-paying life on planet Earth in the good ol' US of A. It has to do with that legislation's act of B-grade prestidigitation which ... (more)
Lawmakers say it will make underperforming teachers easier to get rid of. Teachers say it will drive the good ones out the door.
Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.