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A green light to tax dodges

RALEIGH — In the waning days of the legislative session, North Carolina lawmakers may give a big tax break to large, multistate corporations that do business in the state. Not that legislators will say that’s what they are doing. They’ll ...

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On closed doors and open mics

RALEIGH — Most people my age can probably remember those “Schoolhouse Rock!” educational cartoons that once accompanied the rest of the Saturday morning cartoon fare. “I’m Just a Bill” described, at least in theory, how a Congress member’s idea can ...

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Fight for your right to a home warranty

Dear Benny: I recently purchased a 5-year-old house and when I signed the residential purchase agreement there was a provision for the seller (a bank) to provide a one-year home warranty plan for a price not to exceed $350. Since ...

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The rise and fall of Easley and Edwards

RALEIGH — Perhaps their shared circumstances are simply coincidence. John Edwards and Mike Easley, once two of North Carolina’s most prominent politicians, came to their positions with minimal help from the state’s political establishment. Edwards financed his own U.S. Senate ...

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