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Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the North Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority (RIA) approved 19 grant and loan requests totaling $5,153,475.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement regarding the 2017 NBA All-Star Game
North Carolina's public employees retirement system is underfunded, bled more than $2 billion in red ink in the most recent 12-month period reported, and is outperformed by most other states, data show.
Governor McCrory announced he will ask the Supreme Court tomorrow to reinstate North Carolina's common sense voter ID law.
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused on Thursday to put a hold on its order striking down North Carolina's voter ID law and related election reforms while the opinion is on appeal.
North Carolina's public employees retirement system is underfunded, bled more than $2 billion in red ink in the most recent 12-month period reported, and is outperformed by most other states, data show
The State Board of Elections today established a special filing period for all single-member district contests for Wake County Board of Education, beginning tomorrow
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory is offering up to $50,000 to Goldsboro law enforcement to curb gang violence
By collecting $21.3 billion in General Fund revenues during the 2015-16 fiscal year, the corporate income tax rate will drop to 3 percent in January
Governor McCrory's chief of staff Thomas Stith issued this statement following news reports about leaked testimony by Health and Human Services employee, Ken Rudo
State Board of Elections Executive Director Kim Westbrook Strach today issued the following statement regarding the panel decision of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has overturned major chunks of North Carolina's broad election reform law passed in 2013, claiming that U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder committed factual errors when he threw out challenges to the law
The State Board of Elections has designated a special filing period for the office of Superior Court Judge (District 5B)
The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to rehear the challenge to the Wake County commission and school board redistricting case.
Governor Pat McCrory's appointment for Director of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), Robert Schurmeier, was sworn-in today during a ceremony at the Executive Mansion
Governor Pat McCrory was joined by law enforcement, elected officials, advocates and the family of Jessica Lunsford today at the Gastonia Police Department as he signed legislation to help protect North Carolina families
Governor Pat McCrory is taking additional action to protect public health and the environment by signing a bill that provides permanent drinking water to residents, requires dam safety repairs, and mandates the recycling of coal ash
Governor McCrory issued the following statement regarding legislation signed today to restore the right to sue for discrimination in state courts
While the Wake County Board of Elections voted along party lines to appeal a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling throwing out local school board and county commissioner districts, state legislative leaders are fighting to get back in as defendants in the case
While officials are mulling a request from a federal judge to submit new district maps for Wake County commissioner and school board elections, one longtime lawmaker says the U.S. Supreme Court could allow this year's elections to be held under the disputed plans
The state's controversial Map Act could be coming to an end, as the House on Wednesday adopted a bill placing a one-year moratorium on any new corridor maps from being filed under the act
A new audit has found that 62 town employees and three aldermen in Spring lake misused procurement cards and travel expenses to the tune of $122,434.
Managed-lane opponents in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties aren't giving up after hearing the news that the Senate will allow the General Assembly to adjourn without taking up House Bill 954, a measure canceling the Interstate 77 high-occupancy or toll lanes project
Budget writers working on the state's 2016-17 spending plan received the OK to increase the amount of money to open new psychiatric beds around the state from $12 million to $18 million, using proceeds from the sale of the Dorothea Dix campus in Raleigh, while eliminating a controversial regulation.
The General Assembly has codified many of the provisions of a 2015 consent judgment between LegalZoom.com Inc. and the N.C. State Bar
A bill instructing dentists to ignore some new state rules on sedation raised red flags in committee with Sen. Floyd McKissick, D-Durham, though supporters of the the bill said the problem was a lack of clarity in the rules
An effort to cap the state income tax rate was removed quietly from the Senate's calendar on Wednesday, one day after that body's Finance Committee gave the proposed change to the N.C. Constitution a thumbs up
The state Senate on Monday approved its version of regulation reform on a mostly party-line 30-15 vote.
State Sen. Ralph Hise, R-Mitchell, said the state's certificate-of-need law, a major regulatory barrier to reducing costs and competition in health care, would be repealed under a bill working its way through the Senate Health Care Committee
The state Senate on Monday gave its initial approval to what Sen. Jerry Tillman called a "clean-up bill" for charter schools
On June 7, 2016, the State of North Carolina held its primary election for the North Carolina Supreme and Superior Court, as well as the United States House of Representatives
The 2016 edition of regulatory reform is beginning to emerge as both the House and the Senate piece together their respective versions, which focus on curtailing costly rules and making the process of imposing regulations more accountable to the public
Opponents of the proposed high-occupancy-or-toll lane project along Interstate 77 sense a bit of momentum after a bill ordering the N.C. Department of Transportation to cancel the project's contract overwhelmingly passed the House
The state House on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would put the brakes on the Interstate 77 high-occupancy or toll lanes project in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties
North Carolina's still-young Opportunity Scholarship Program would get a major boost if a provision in the proposed Senate budget becomes law
Efforts to block the controversial high-occupancy or toll lanes on Interstate 77 in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties gained momentum on Wednesday as a bill to cancel the project cleared two committees
Senate leaders on Tuesday began unveiling their $22.2 billion General Fund budget, including a nearly 20 percent pay boost for teachers over two years, a middle-class tax cut, and a tuition freeze for UNC system students
Governor Pat McCrory's nominee for State Controller, Dr. Linda Morrison Combs, was sworn-in today during a ceremony at the Executive Mansion
Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Department of Transportation Secretary Nick Tennyson joined state and local representatives Friday morning to open the completed U.S. 70 Goldsboro Bypass.
A newly released state audit has revealed shortcomings in the state government information technology system that could compromise security.
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