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WWAY and other media outlets asked for the salaries at the charter schools run by Roger Bacon Academy.
The bill, which is on its way to McCrory's desk, allows administrators, like a principal, employed by a private charter school management company, to keep their salaries private.
Gov. Pat McCrory met with House Republicans on Friday after House budget negotiators worked late the night before on the $21 billion revised spending plan for this year.
Last week, the nation's second-largest tobacco company announced a complex, $27.4 billion deal to buy the next biggest tobacco corporation, both based in North Carolina.
The N.C. House of Representatives today passed a charter school bill that includes a provision to shield individual employee salaries from the public.
Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.
More states are taking middle-of-the-road approaches toward the Common Core State Standards, and both opponents and supporters say it's a good thing.
Conflict over disclosure of charter-school salaries flared anew Thursday as House Democrats said a Senate-approved bill shields for-profit management companies from revealing who they hire and how much they pay.
Gov. Pat McCrory's attempt to placate pro-choice activists a year ago was remembered on Thursday by activists who tried to give him a box of broken cookies – to symbolize what they called his broken promise not to support restrictions on abortion.
During a visit to Burlington on Thursday, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos called the Medicaid reform plan proposed by her department and endorsed by Gov. Pat McCrory the right one for the state to follow.
Now, with a Republican governor at the helm, some GOP lawmakers want to expand state incentives and create a so-called "closing fund" that will allow cash grants to seal a deal with large corporations that promise to add jobs.
The Technical and Other Corrections bill passed in a state House committee over the objections of Democrats and appears headed for a quick floor vote.
They're construction workers, waitresses and cashiers. They care for our children and elderly parents, clean our offices and bathrooms.
Right now, for example, Democratic politicians and left-wing activists are castigating Republicans in the General Assembly for proposing a reduction or elimination of North Carolina's tax credit for film and television production.
It's been around since 1980, when the federal government passed the Bayh-Dole Act and made it possible for universities to own intellectual property rights to federally-funded research.
In early June, Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill that opened North Carolina to hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 01:53 am
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