A slew of environmental provisions scattered through a handful of bills are, like the budget, likely to be settled this week in the hectic windup of the N.C General Assembly's short session.
Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill on Monday allowing for $376 million worth of improvements at six University of North Carolina system campuses, including UNC Asheville and Western Carolina University. Here is how North Carolina House and Sena ...
This week, budget conferees take up teacher pay and the fate of more than 7,000 teaching assistants who would lose their jobs to cover the cost of a larger pay raise in the Senate plan. The House plans to meet in skeleton sessions all week, ...
Published for the first time in its entirety, the Asheville Police Department's evidence room audit may be read, reviewed, shared and downloaded here -- following years of political and legal debate over whether it should be made public.
Gov. Pat McCrory objected Tuesday to the legislature’s plan to name a new commission to oversee hazard rankings and closures of Duke Energy’s 33 North Carolina ash ponds.
Guessing when an state budget agreement between state House and Senate legislators could happen got more difficult last week as both sides seemed to harden their positions. Meanwhile, a comprehensive coal ash bill moves forward.
For the second year in a row, state legislators have removed the planning and zoning authority of a mountain town over its adjacent properties. The move highlights legislators' concern with property rights, but critics say eliminating thes ...
The revised bill now goes back to the Senate, which earlier approved a version that requires disclosure of names, salaries and all other personnel information that traditional public schools must reveal.
U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry will assume an elevated role in the circle of Republican leadership, as it was announced Thursday he has been selected to serve as chief deputy whip of the House GOP Conference.
Special Report: ELECTION 2014 From zero to more than $2 million, WNC's Congressional candidates' warchests offer clues as to what to expect in the coming months.