A busy Monday ahead in Raleigh, with Senate leaders scheduling at least one of the override votes and a vote on legislation allowing for a room tax increase for Buncombe County both scheduled today.
For poor children living in Western North Carolina, it is better to live in Jackson, Yancey or Watauga counties than it is to live in Buncombe County, according to a recent study.
Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar appears to be on a fast track at the N.C. General Assembly.
In a vote that diverged from the party-line splits of the past several years, the House approved a $22.1 billion biennial budget for North Carolina by a vote of 93 to 23 on Friday.
Right now, the state budget is in eight parts and still lacks a few key details, including the full salary schedule for teachers and state employees and the amount, if any, of any retirement cost-of-living increases or changes to the state ...
The remanagement of Pisgah and Nantahala national forests will have decades-long environmental impact on North Carolina's largest block of public lands. But it will also have tremendous impacts on the economies of surrounding towns and coun ...
Lawmakers aren't in Raleigh this week, but headlines are still grabbed by state sales tax proposals and local bills filed by WNC legislators proposing changes to the oversight of an area airport authority, county boards of education and sev ...
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.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McCrory said the $21.5 billion plan was aimed at finding efficiencies within state government.
Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that North Carolina jumped to fourth place among all states in Site Selection magazine’s 2014 Governor’s Cup, a closely-watched ranking of economic development success.