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May 27, 2015, No comments

The North Carolina House and Senate have passed a measure to amend the State Environmental Policy Act. Here’s how the state’s legislators voted on the bill.

The dam that forms Lake Julian is one of three Duke Energy dams located its coal-fired electricity plant in the Asheville area. Archive photo by Micah Wilkins/Carolina Public Press

Raleigh Report: Asheville power plant bill moving fast

May 26, 2015, No comments

Legislation aimed at aiding Duke Energy’s recently announced transition of its Asheville plant from coal to a combination of natural gas and solar a ...

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NC House’s state budget proposal draws broad support

May 23, 2015, No comments

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 ...

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Complaints to NC ethics commission hit record level

May 20, 2015, No comments

There appears to be no uptick in actual violations, according to data in the North Carolina State Ethics Commission's latest annual report.

  • The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
    Raleigh Report: Crunch time on Jones Street
    April 29, 2015, No comments

    With the official crossover deadline on Thursday, N.C. legislative committees are kicking into high gear to get a huge gulp of bills heard and to the floor as quickly as possible. Also inside: Bills on renewable energy, environmental regula ...