RALEIGH (AP) — A new year means more than 20 new laws take effect Friday. Several focus on cars and driving. Others address abortion, taxes and unemployment. While citizens will notice some changes immediately, other laws won’t be felt for ...Read More »
RALEIGH (AP) — The longest-serving current member of the North Carolina state Senate abruptly pulled out of his race Wednesday to seek re-election next year. Sen. Fletcher Hartsell, R-Cabarrus, withdrew his name as a candidate in the late afternoon. He ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Advocacy groups and citizens sued North Carolina government leaders Tuesday over what they called a poor effort to fix previously disclosed problems that kept motorists and public assistance applicants from getting properly registered to vote. The state’s ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The list of people seeking to unseat GOP U.S. Sen. Richard Burr lengthened Tuesday as Democrat Chris Rey officially became a candidate, promoting his service as a small-town mayor, National Guard officer and operator of a ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper on Monday urged Republican elected officials to pass legislation preventing people on the federal government’s database of known or suspected terrorists from buying guns in North Carolina. With the idea stifled again ...Read More »
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory says he won’t let opponents prevent the state from expanding what Republicans consider improvements to North Carolina’s economy and state government since he took office three years ago. McCrory held his 2016 re-election campaign ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s new alternate method of choosing members of the state Supreme Court was formally challenged Monday with a lawsuit arguing up-or-down votes of sitting incumbents aren’t truly elections and are therefore unconstitutional. The litigation filed in ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Faced with new and protracted lawsuits and keeping reservations about the Democratic attorney general, North Carolina Republican legislators have set aside $8 million to keep defending laws they’ve passed. The GOP-led General Assembly passed a budget ...
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