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2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Both Sides Claim Victory With Common Core Review Bills

More states are taking middle-of-the-road approaches toward the Common Core State Standards, and both opponents and supporters say it's a good thing.


Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

6 hrs ago | News Observer

Cotham: New NC Senate bill shields salaries of for-profit charter school staff

Conflict over disclosure of charter-school salaries flared anew Thursday as House Democrats said a Senate-approved bill shields for-profit management companies from revealing who they hire and how much they pay.


Related Topix: US Governors, Durham, NC, Guilford County, NC, Providence (Charlotte, NC), Charlotte, NC

8 hrs ago | News Observer

Pro-choice activists try to deliver broken cookies to McCrory

Gov. Pat McCrory's attempt to placate pro-choice activists a year ago was remembered on Thursday by activists who tried to give him a box of broken cookies – to symbolize what they called his broken promise not to support restrictions on abortion.


Related Topix: US Governors, Abortion, Raleigh, NC

8 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

Wos calls House Medicaid plan the correct one for the state

During a visit to Burlington on Thursday, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos called the Medicaid reform plan proposed by her department and endorsed by Gov. Pat McCrory the right one for the state to follow.


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, US Governors, Burlington, NC, Medicine, Caswell County, NC, Alamance County, NC

9 hrs ago | News Observer

NC senators push for new incentives to encourage relocating businesses

Now, with a Republican governor at the helm, some GOP lawmakers want to expand state incentives and create a so-called "closing fund" that will allow cash grants to seal a deal with large corporations that promise to add jobs.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors

10 hrs ago | News Observer

GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes

The Technical and Other Corrections bill passed in a state House committee over the objections of Democrats and appears headed for a quick floor vote.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Governors

12 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Many low-income N.C. workers are locked out of Medicaid

They're construction workers, waitresses and cashiers. They care for our children and elderly parents, clean our offices and bathrooms.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Health Insurance, North Carolina, US Governors

18 hrs ago | The Robesonian

The Left goes both ways on tax issues7:14 am | 0

Right now, for example, Democratic politicians and left-wing activists are castigating Republicans in the General Assembly for proposing a reduction or elimination of North Carolina's tax credit for film and television production.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors, Tax, Opinion

22 hrs ago | Free Republic

Clarence Page: Vote fraud myths meet voting rights reality

Before she was allowed to register and vote for the first time in Franklin County, N.C., Rosanell Eaton had to read the entire preamble to the U.S. Constitution out loud in front of three men in the county courthouse.


Related Topix: African-American, US News, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Local Tech Wire

Help Gov. McCrory help startups, entrepreneurs: Take this survey

It's been around since 1980, when the federal government passed the Bayh-Dole Act and made it possible for universities to own intellectual property rights to federally-funded research.


Related Topix: US Governors

Pennsylvania firm seeks mineral rights for gas exploration in Triangle

In early June, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill that opened North Carolina to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors, Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC, Ellerbe, NC

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

Gov. McCrory co-signs immigration letter

The crisis of children entering the country has Governor McCrory and other republican governors co-signing a letter to President Obama expressing their concerns; Bill O'Neil reports from Greensboro.


Related Topix: US Governors

News Observer

North Carolina's children face a troubling future

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is in the business of looking out for the interests of children, particularly poor children, and uses periodic data to report on the "state of the child" in all states.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, Family, Kids, US Governors


McCrory refuses to answer LGBT employment questions

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's press officials have declined repeatedly to elaborate on the governor's views on LGBT employment protections for more than three weeks since his approval of a state equal employment opportunity executive order.


Related Topix: North Carolina, North Carolina Government, US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Transgender, Beverly Perdue

News Observer

Saunders: Column about pastor riles up his congregation

Scores of people, mostly women, have called or written to tell me how off-base I was last week in a column in which their beloved pastor, Patrick Wooden, was mentioned and quoted.


Related Topix: US Governors, Wedding

Mother Jones

Glenn Beck Tells Common Core Activists They Shouldn't Mention His Name

At a "night of action," the conservative bombthrower advises opponents of the education standards that his radiocative reputation may not help their fight.


Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television, North Carolina, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Scott Walker

News Observer

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

The House speaker, who won the Republican Senate nomination in May, has split his time negotiating a North Carolina government budget agreement and collecting dollars for his Senate campaign that's been significantly outraised by Hagan so far.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors, Meredith College, Shaw (Washington, DC)

Business Journal

Charlotte goes snap, crackle and pop for Bubble Wrap headquarters

NC Gov. Pat McCrory presents Jerome Peribere, CEO of Sealed Air , with a Sun Valley Spartans sweatshirt at a press conference announcing Sealed Air's plan to relocate their headquarters to Charlotte, NC.


Related Topix: US Governors, Manufacturing, Sealed Air Corporation, Industrial Machines

WWNC-AM Asheville

'Moral' leader foments racial discord

A hat tip to Carolina Plotthound for this link of NAACP - North Carolina chapter President and leader of the "Moral Monday" protests Rev.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Renee Ellmers, Immigration Reform, Asheville, NC, US Governors

Myrtle Beach Online

Fortune 500 firm Sealed Air moving HQ to Charlotte

The Elmwood Park, New Jersey-based maker of Bubble Wrap protective cushioning, food packaging and cleaning products will move all or part of its operations in Saddle Brook, New Jersey; Danbury, Connecticut; Racine, Wisconsin; and Duncan and Greenville, South Carolina, into a new headquarters complex in the Charlotte area costing more than $50 ... (more)


Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Sealed Air Corporation, Duncan, SC, Greenville, SC, US Governors