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July 31, 2014, No comments

With the North Carolina budget released close to midnight on Wednesday, more details are now known about the direction state lawmakers want to take spending — including how teacher pay and Medicaid will fare in the coming year.

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McHenry, Meadows, Foxx vote to sue Obama, pass VA reform

July 31, 2014, No comments

Three U.S. House members from Western North Carolina, all whom having cast dozens of votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act in recent years, approved ...

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Raleigh Report: NC House, Senate agree on budget ‘framework’

July 28, 2014, No comments

State budget negotiators worked through the weekend following Saturday's announcement of a breakthrough that could bring the 2014 short legislative se ...

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Asheville public housing overhaul gets approval, despite confusion and questions

July 24, 2014, No comments

The governing board of the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville approves a controversial management switch, despite a statement that it wasn't v ...

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    Financial disclosures show net worth of WNC’s congressional reps
    July 16, 2014, Comments Off

    Each year, members of both chambers are required by law to disclose the details of their assets and liabilities in an effort to deter perceptions of any conflict of interest. Inside: A Carolina Public Press analysis of at U.S. Reps. Foxx, M ...