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Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, listens during a recent meeting of the House Environment Committee. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press
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March 23, 2015, No comments

While tensions rise between the governor and state legislators, bills regarding NC vaccination exemptions and school calendars for systems throughout Western North Carolina are introduced.

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McCrory releases NC budget proposal, details employee pay plans

March 6, 2015, No comments

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McCrory said the $21.5 billion plan was aimed at finding efficiencies within state government.

Performance grades by all North Carolina schools. Graphic via the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.

UPDATE: Report Cards: 10 of WNC’s 235 public schools earn As

February 6, 2015, No comments

Carolina Public Press analyzed the grades for all of Western North Carolina's public schools (which include charter schools). How did your school and ...

House committee chairs get ready for their official portrait after the gavels were handed out last week. Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press

As NCGA session starts, lawmakers take on budget, gerrymandering

February 3, 2015, No comments

It’s a week of firsts at the N.C. General Assembly, starting with today’s first meeting of an appropriations committee, but it won’t include the ...