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NC Senate's budget proposal for 2013-14
Highlights of the North Carolina state Senate's $20.6 billion budget proposal for the 2013-14 fiscal year.
Mon May 20, 2013
NC Attorney General fights against change of SBI control
A battle is brewing over control of North Carolina's State Bureau of Investigation.
Thu May 16, 2013
McCrory wants time to weigh Alcoa NC dams license
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory is still figuring out whether to support or oppose a new 50-year operating license for dams that once powered an Alcoa Inc.
Tue May 14, 2013
Coastal jetties cap would end in NC Senate bill
The General Assembly approved in 2011 a compromise bill that would end the state's 25-year ban on the hardened structures and allow up to four of them to be built.
Tue May 07, 2013
NC House votes to bar sex-selective abortions
Seeking to further restrict abortions in North Carolina, the Republican-led House voted Tuesday to approve legislation that would prohibit the carrying out of abortions on the basis of the gender of the fetus.
Fri May 03, 2013
NH investment firm seeks Alcoa's NC dams license
A New Hampshire investment firm is challenging Alcoa Inc.'s bid for a new federal license to operate dams along one of North Carolina's largest rivers, demanding that federal regulators recognize circumstances have changed since the relicensing process started more than a decade ago.
NC Medicaid Shortfall Now $248M This Year
Gov. Pat McCrory's administration revealed Thursday it expects this year's Medicaid shortfall to be more than double what was previously estimated.
Thu May 02, 2013
Strach moves up
Democratic Party leaders are likely unhappy that Kim Strach is becoming the new director of the State Board of Elections, which has changed to Republican control .
Wed May 01, 2013
Authority OKs deal on wood pellets
The N.C. State Ports Authority Board of Directors has 11 members. Six are appointed by the governor and four by the General Assembly.
Sex-selective abortion ban OK'd by NC House panel
Doctors could face fines of $10,000 or more for performing an abortion that was requested because of the gender of the fetus, under Republican-backed legislation that won approval Wednesday in a North Carolina House committee.
Burlington Times News
Attorney general questioned Dix land deal
Emails show the North Carolina attorney general's staff had questions about the procedures used in a deal between the state and the city of Raleigh for the Dorothea Dix hospital.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
U.S. schools need more bandwidth to manage new technologies
Education in U.S. schools is being transformed by new forms of digital learning, tablets, e-textbooks and computerized testing.
NC bill tightening pre-K eligibility clears panel
A bill toughening income requirements for pre-K applicants is headed to the North Carolina House floor for debate after passing a committee Tuesday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
When contemplating the Neuse River Greenway, it's impossible not to think of the grand park Raleigh has planned for the old Dorothea Dix Hospital property.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
NC House bill would change film industry credits
A North Carolina House bill that would end tax refunds for film production companies is generating debate over the value of government-backed incentives for businesses.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Prosecution of Perdue supporters exceeded the offense
In the end, it didn't seem like something that warranted all the time and expense of prosecution.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Voter ID bill passes NC House along party lines
A Republican bill requiring voters to present photo identification passed the North Carolina House Wednesday in a vote that split mostly along party lines.
Three Perdue supporters plead guilty to obstruction charges
Three supporters of former Gov. Beverly Perdue pleaded guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor obstruction of justice charges for improperly aiding her 2008 campaign.
Richmond County Daily Journal
My Spin: Slow down and get it right
Both Governor McCrory and our General Assembly reached milestones last week and, as we pundits are prone to do, they warrant marking and remarking about.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
NC donor to Perdue indicted on obstruction charge
A wealthy backer of former Gov. Beverly Perdue is charged with obstructing justice in a scheme to secretly pay a campaign staffer during the Democrat's 2008 campaign.