In a ceremonial signal that the state House is formally organized for the session ahead, several Western North Carolina legislators receive influential committee appointments.
Speakers assail North Carolina's Republican leadership but propose paths forward that could involve bipartisanship.
Advocates for North Carolina’s eugenics victims are asking state lawmakers to close what they see as a loophole that may be making victims ineligible for compensation.
Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Lawmakers representing Western North Carolina were no different -- though they interspersed t ...
And, in case you missed it, the biggest story out of last week’s opening day of the 2015 N.C. General Assembly session was a set of definitive statements from new House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger on taxes, ...
Less than two months after President Barack Obama unveiled an executive order aimed at protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, U.S. House Republicans passed a bill to roll the action back.
Mitch Gillespie, the former state legislator from McDowell County, is moved from his assistant secretary post into the department's first Western North Carolina outreach director job.
For your reference and bookmarking, here is an updated listing of all the North Carolina House and Senate representatives from the 18 westernmost counties of the state.
With the N.C. General Assembly's next session set to start on Wednesday, here's a list of links and tip on how to tune into hearings, track legislation and contact your legislators.