One key tax bill, which would restructure the distribution formula for sales taxes, continues to draw scrutiny, especially after a new analysis showing the bill’s impact on some North Carolina cities and towns.
In a Monday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown released a plan that would shift from a sales tax distribution formula, a plan that w ...
While tensions rise between the governor and state legislators, bills regarding NC vaccination exemptions and school calendars for systems throughout ...
Carolina Public Press's Newsmakers forum in Sylva on March 20 drew dozens of people to the nonpartisan event, which focused on open government challen ...
Here is how the NC House and Senate voted on legislation that gives leeway to a North Carolina state panel in creating air pollution rules for fracking.
Efforts spreading through the state legislature in recent weeks raised a theme that local officials in Buncombe and Watauga counties may know all too well: a legislature-mandated change to the structure of local government.
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.
State health officials have awarded a nearly $2 million grant to open a 24-hour urgent care and crisis facility for mental health and addiction treatment in Western North Carolina.