Prompted by Carolina Public Press’s recent investigation into closed sessions, Jackson County commissioners will now regularly review closed minutes for potential release. Meanwhile, the board released a detailed account of one of last year’s closed sessions held to discuss real estate lawsuits in the county.
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Carolina Public Press's Newsmakers forum in Sylva on March 20 drew dozens of people to the nonpartisan event, which focused on open government challen ...
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Efforts spreading through the state legislature in recent weeks raised a theme that local officials in Buncombe and Watauga counties may know all too well: a legislature-mandated change to the structure of local government.
N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper said Monday that elected officials must accurately complete ethical disclosure forms, and he said state policies charging fees for public records are part of a “shift toward secrecy” in government.
A Sunshine Week probe of boards of commissioners’ closed meetings finds widely varying practices and limited disclosures.
Carolina Public Press's ongoing investigation of closed sessions in 2014 will keep gathering and posting the unsealed records of those meetings here.
Last week’s rapid thaw loosened more than the just the chunks of ice remaining on the sidewalks in Raleigh. With both of North Carolina's state government chambers on a more-or-less regular schedule, legislation started to move again.
Speaking to reporters on Thursday, McCrory said the $21.5 billion plan was aimed at finding efficiencies within state government.