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4 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

McCrory, tax overhaul opponents differ on result

But critics insist most people will see higher taxes and government services still hindered by cash shortages.


Related Topix: US Governors, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Tax, Business News

8 hrs ago | John Locke Foundation

NC Medicaid reform: ACOs dead this year

North Carolina's Medicaid reform proposal in which Accountable Care Organizations would bear some financial risk for assigned Medicaid populations will not be adopted by the Legislature this year.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors

12 hrs ago | News Observer

Wake commissioners urged by county staff to ask NC to raise teacher pay

County staff recommended Monday that commissioners include urging the General Assembly to raise teacher pay as one of this year’s legislative lobbying goals.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Wake County, NC, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

21 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

McCrory, tax overhaul opponents talk on filing day

Gov. Pat McCrory and key legislators plan to join right-leaning policy groups Tuesday for a tax-filing day news conference in Raleigh.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors, Tax

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Educators, legislators cool to teacher pay report

Several educators and legislators on a General Assembly task force were cool Monday to their own panel's recommendations for overhauling public school teacher compensation, which included few specific actions and asked for another study.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Union County, NC, Forsyth County, NC, US Governors

Talking About Politics


Fifty years ago, the legislature brought shame on North Carolina, dishonor on themselves and harm to UNC when the honorables passed the Speaker Ban Law to protect college students from a feared invasion of pro-Communist speakers.


Related Topix: North Carolina, US Governors

The Nation

North Carolina Supreme Court to Decide Fate of 4 Inmates Whose Lives...

North Carolina's Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in the cases of four capital defendants who had their sentences commuted to life in prison under the state's since-repealed Racial Justice Act .


Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

McCrory launches NCWorks for job seekers and companies that are hiring

The N.C. Department of Commerce has launched a new program called NCWorks that will consolidate many of the department's workforce development functions into a one-stop-shop for job seekers and job creators across the state.


Related Topix: US Governors, Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Sanford, NC, Durham, NC

Jacksonville Daily News

Governor appoints Craven leader to child care commission

A man who serves as vice chairman of the Craven County Smart Start board and treasurer of the Carteret County Smart Start board has been appointed by the governor to the North Carolina Child Care Commission.


Related Topix: Craven County, NC, Carteret County, NC, North Carolina, US Governors, Pine Knoll Shores, NC, New Bern, NC

WPTF-AM Raleigh

NC Legislators Talk Teacher Pay As Session Nears

There's only a month to go before the North Carolina legislature reconvenes in Raleigh and more ideas are floating around to improve public school pay beyond just the youngest teachers.


Related Topix: Raleigh, NC, Education Etc., US Governors

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Talking About Politics


Misery loves company and right here, in Raleigh, it's led to a pretty strange alliance.


Related Topix: US Governors, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Candidates scramble for US Rep. Mel Watt's seat

In all likelihood, the winner on the Democratic side will replace Watt in Washington because the district, which starts in Charlotte and goes up Interstate 85 to Greensboro, is heavily Democratic.


Related Topix: Financial Services, Fannie Mae, US News, Mortgage, Personal Finance, US Governors, Catawba College

Jacksonville Daily News

For local resident, volunteering is a rewarding experience

On Monday, Alford accepted the state's highest award for volunteer service, the Governor's Medallion Award for Volunteer Service, from Governor Pat McCrory along with 20 other recipients.


Related Topix: US Governors, Onslow County, NC, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Wilmington, NC, Jacksonville, NC

News Observer

Gene Nichol speaks loudly, just not for UNC

Gene Nichol, a UNC-Chapel Hill law professor, wrote a column last month in which he urged an end to the "unforgivable war on poor people" in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Chapel Hill, NC, US Politics, US News, John Edwards, US Governors, College of William and Mary

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Strange bedfellows - two words that may come to mind when considering the growing opposition movement to the Common Core State Standards that is taking place not only in North Carolina, but also across the nation.


Related Topix: Columbia, NC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Governors, Gates, NC

The Sampson Independent

NC Sec. of Commerce visits Sampson8:05 am | 0

Sherry Matthews/Sampson IndependentNorth Carolina Secretary of Commerce Sharon Decker talks about the value of agriculture, education and economic development during an early morning breakfast with local leaders Friday.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Sampson County, NC, North Carolina, US Governors, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Charlotte Observer

4 racial justice cases go to state Supreme Court

FAYETTEVILLE The cases of four inmates who had death sentences commuted to life terms under North Carolina's Racial Justice Act will be reviewed by the state Supreme Court.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, NC, Prison, Death Penalty, US Governors

Daily Kos

North Carolina senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.


Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Burr, Senator Kay Hagan, Elizabeth Dole, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Governors

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Island Gazette Newspaper Online

Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month

RALEIGH, N.C. : April 7th, 2014 - With summer fast approaching and people spending more time outdoors, it is important for everyone to take precautions against tick and mosquito bites.


Related Topix: tick, Health, Raleigh, NC, US Governors, Lyme Disease, Medicine


Obama lashes out at Republican efforts to restrict voting

Closing out a week of commemorating progress from the Civil Rights Movement, President Barack Obama on Friday sharply criticized Republicans for leading efforts in some parts of the country to prevent citizens from voting.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Governors