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What's next in NC for fracking-featured
September 22, 2014, No comments

So now that the last public hearing on the rules governing possible fracking in North Carolina has taken place, what’s next?

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Meadows’s Federal Agency Accountability bill passes House

September 18, 2014, No comments

On Tuesday evening, the Federal Records Accountability Act, H.R. 5170, introduced by U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), passed the House unanimously, ac ...

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I-26, ‘Corridor K’ highlighted in McCrory’s 25-year transportation plan

September 18, 2014, 1 Comment

Gov. Pat McCrory said Wednesday that he hopes to overhaul North Carolina's transportation system and wants dollars to help fund the widening of Inters ...

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Appointments made to NC Academic Standards Review Commission; none are from WNC

September 17, 2014, No comments

The N.C. Department of Administration announced the 11 members of the Academic Standards Review Commission on Tuesday and provided notice of its inaug ...

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    Week before fracking hearing, Franklin forum attracts hundreds
    September 4, 2014, Comments Off

    At a forum held Tuesday, state officials fielded questions about fracking-related health and environmental concerns and presented information on how proposed rules overseeing natural gas exploration in the state were developed.