All posts in Open Government

Buncombe DA debate April 11, 2014
April 14, 2014, No comments

The still-secret report, completed more than two years ago, has loomed large in the primary contest between incumbent Ron Moore and challenger Todd Williams. Both candidates addressed the matter at an April 11 forum.

Money featured

Spending game just getting started for US Reps. McHenry, Meadows, Foxx

April 7, 2014, No comments

What did it take for Western North Carolina's congressional representatives to win their seat? In the race for office, campaign spending can mean the ...


Sunshine Week spotlight: Documents that drove our last year of investigative reporting

March 21, 2014, No comments

This is Sunshine Week, an annual celebration of open government and citizens’ rights to public information. Public records are often the lifeblood o ...

N.C. Department of Health and Human Services

State agency denies abortion politics played role in suspending Asheville women’s clinic

March 19, 2014, No comments

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services weighs in amid the fallout from a Carolina Public Press exposé on documents surrounding last summer' ...

  • The United States Capitol
    NC senators divided on farm bill
    February 5, 2014, No comments

    North Carolina senators split their votes on a massive $956 billion farm bill Tuesday, putting an end to three years of debate on the measure and sending it to President Barack Obama's desk for signature.