RALEIGH — The legislature stands in the rearview mirror for Thom Tillis after four years as one of North Carolina state government’s most powerful politicians. After defeating Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan in November in the nation’s most expensive U.S. Senate campaign — ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory has named a veteran manager at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources as the agency’s next top leader once the current secretary shifts to head the Department of Commerce in January. On Tuesday, McCrory ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Gov. Pat McCrory and North Carolina legislators praised each other for the new method they approved last year to fund transportation projects they say is based not on who you know but more on reducing gridlock and creating jobs. The result, ...Read More »
RALEIGH – North Carolina’s first transportation funding blueprint based on new standards was unveiled Thursday, promising money for hundreds of additional projects over the next decade, many of which would have otherwise been delayed for years. The draft State Transportation Improvement Program ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The North Carolina House chamber is getting a face lift that will cover some signature elements found in the 50-year-old Legislative Building in favor of something more conventional. The estimated $125,000 project began in earnest this week as workers nailed drywall ...
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RALEIGH — The North Carolina House chamber is getting an estimated $125,000 face lift, just before the next edition of the General Assembly. But members of both parties aren’t happy with what’s being covered up or how the project got carried out. Workers ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The General Assembly’s work may not be over if Gov. Pat McCrory decides replenishing a key economic recruitment tool in North Carolina can’t wait until January. McCrory said he may call legislators back to Raleigh for a special work session to ...Read More »
RALEIGH — All 170 seats in the North Carolina General Assembly are up for re-election Tuesday, but nearly 80 already have winners because candidates are running unopposed in the general election. Of the remaining 90 or so races, fewer than 20 are considered ...Read More »
RALEIGH — North Carolina government took in slightly less than what state officials projected during the first quarter of the fiscal year, and questions persist about whether broad tax changes will again crimp the state budget for a second year in a row. ...
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RALEIGH— Gov. Pat McCrory Wednesday presented his long-anticipated North Carolina transportation plan that sets regional and statewide infrastructure goals for the next generation while purposely leaving many details to the future. McCrory, who with state Transportation Secretary Tony Tata scheduled four stops ...Read More »