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Gov. Pat McCrory
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July 2, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed 11 additional bills into law, including bills to continue operating the state government until Aug. 15, prohibiting certain investments and contracts involved with Iran and requiring moped owners to have insurance.

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NC Senate about to pass major environmental changes

July 2, 2015, No comments

The North Carolina Senate has tentatively passed a massive new regulatory bill mandating dozens of changes to state environmental protections, includi ...

Drought map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Click for full-size image for all of North Carolina.

Hot weather, lack of rain brings drought back to NC

June 30, 2015, No comments

Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than two years.

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press

NC House, Senate to reach temporary state budget deal

June 30, 2015, No comments

House and Senate budget negotiators are close to getting six more weeks to hammer out a two-year spending plan after reaching an agreement Monday on a ...