RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — With three months of intense budget negotiations over, North Carolina lawmakers look to be on a glide path to adjourn this year’s extended session very soon, even with prominent legislation pending. That’s because House and Senate ...Read More »
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Commerce Department says the state’s unemployment rate in August remained unchanged from the previous month, staying at 5.9 percent. The nationwide unemployment rate in August was 5.1 percent and has been trending lower than North Carolina’s. ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The General Assembly has finished work on changes to local government regulations ranging from restaurant sanitation and vegetative buffers to land use planning and beehive ownership. The Senate and House voted separately Thursday for the assorted ...Read More »
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — After a nearly three-month standoff between House and Senate Republicans over policy and spending differences, the North Carolina General Assembly finally has a state budget to hand to Gov. Pat McCrory. The legislature completed voting on the two-year spending plan ...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A businesswoman will continue to pay $25,000 a month plus maintenance expenses on a hilltop convent that Los Angeles’ Catholic archbishop wants to sell to pop singer Katy Perry, a judge ruled Tuesday. Los Angeles Superior Court ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government ran up a much smaller budget deficit in August than a year ago, remaining on track to record the smallest annual deficit in eight years. The Treasury Department said Friday that the deficit in ...Read More »