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The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press file photo
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March 31, 2015, No comments

One key tax bill, which would restructure the distribution formula for sales taxes, continues to draw scrutiny, especially after a new analysis showing the bill’s impact on some North Carolina cities and towns.

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Watauga commissioners release recent closed sessions minutes

March 31, 2015, No comments

In response to a Carolina Public Press records request, the board has disclosed backroom conversations covering real estate negotiations, public recor ...

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Jackson commissioners adopt new closed session policy

March 26, 2015, No comments

Prompted by Carolina Public Press's recent investigation into closed sessions, Jackson County commissioners will now regularly review closed minutes f ...

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Govt. behind closed doors: Investigation shows hundreds of secretive WNC county meetings, with few details released

March 15, 2015, No comments

A Sunshine Week probe of boards of commissioners’ closed meetings finds widely varying practices and limited disclosures.