Eleven former legislators now rank among the most influential lobbyists in the North Carolina General Assembly in the latest rankings released Monday by the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research.
The 2013-2014 North Carolina General Assembly session ended with the passage of comprehensive coal ash legislation, an achievement — and a legislative compromise — few had expected earlier this year. Carolina Public Press tracks how it ...
North Carolina lawmakers approved a the Coal Ash Management Act of 2014 last week. Here is how the the state's legislators voted on the measure, which Gov. Pat McCrory said he intends to sign.
The NC League of Conservation Voters’ Conservation PAC announced today (Monday) its endorsements of "pro-conservation" legislators for the November 4th General Election.
Both chambers put Charlotte-based Duke Energy on track to drain its 33 North Carolina ash ponds within 15 years. But last-minute changes between them derailed the bill on Aug. 1 and appeared unlikely to be resolved until at least November, ...
As the NC General Assembly's short session continues, debates over teaching assistant pay, local option sales tax changes and regulating crowdfunding prove to be sticking points.
The $21 billion state budget, stuffed with dozens of special provisions, includes a $1,000 raise for most state employees, but the final number on what the plan offers teachers is a moving target as analysis of the pay provisions deepens.
Flanked by U.S. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Jewell called for reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund while visiting Western North Carolina on Wednesday. Jewell credited the fund for adding 17,000 acres to the Pisgah National Fores ...
Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton announced on Monday his Super PAC's intention initially to focus its independent expenditures in the states of Arkansas, New Hampshire and North Carolina for the 2014 midterm elections.
As many as 5,000 people came to Pack Square Park in Asheville on Monday for a protest against what they consider radical policies of the GOP-controlled North Carolina legislature.