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.
RALEIGH — After two weeks of skeleton sessions and cancelled committee hearings, the N.C. General Assembly returns to a somewhat normal schedule in a slightly less-slushy capital. Budget hearings start […]
As of Monday morning, there is no word yet if the legislative session and the next round of state budget discussions will be delayed due to inclement weather. Still, the deluge of numbers seen in Raleigh last week is expected to continue, p ...
As committees begin working on the state spending plan, WNC legislators file bills, debate redistricting and we see a former state representative from Asheville elected to head the North Carolina Democratic Party.
McCrory's State of the State address also included talk about two other top WNC issues -- a proposed new state crime lab and the historic preservation tax credit. Some Western North Carolina's leaders respond.