RALEIGH — Some Senate Republicans appear to want another showdown with Gov. Pat McCrory over a state board that hears final unemployment appeals and his appointments to the panel. The Senate Finance Committee recommended to the whole chamber Wednesday a ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s tax collections this year are expected to come up $271 million short of what’s needed to cover the $21 billion state government budget, economists at the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory’s administration say. They released a ...Read More »
RALEIGH — House Speaker Tim Moore says he’s unsure why a proposed constitutional amendment seeking restrictions on government seizure of private property has died in the Senate each time one has passed the House. But Moore says he’s hopeful the ...
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RALEIGH — Senate Republicans say their bill to rework North Carolina’s gasoline tax will provide a short-term break to motorists while making road-building revenues more stable. Opponents argue it’s just a tax increase in disguise. The full Senate meets Wednesday ...Read More »
WILMINGTON — Several beach communities in southeastern North Carolina are starting to build or are considering hardened structures that they hope will slow shoreline erosion. The StarNews of Wilmington reports (http://bit.ly/18VziRO) crews are pumping sand on Bald Head Island before construction of a ...
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ROCKY MOUNT — The board of directors of the Golden LEAF Foundation says it’s reserved $50 million to provide support for the location of an automobile manufacturing facility in North Carolina. The foundation announced the move on Thursday. Board chairman Johnathan Rhyne ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory praised fellow Republican lawmakers Wednesday night during his second State of the State address for their partnership the past two years, saying that has led to lower unemployment and tax rates and accelerated debt repayment ...
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House members are again pushing for a constitutional amendment reinforcing limits on state and local government to take private property against the owner’s will. A House judiciary panel Wednesday recommended to the full chamber ...Read More »
FAYETTEVILLE – A Fayetteville landmark, the Prince Charles Hotel, is getting an $11 million makeover and conversion to apartments and retail space. Media outlets report that the new owners, Michael Cohen and his fellow investors in Prince Charles Holdings LLC, ...Read More »
CONCORD — Using a nostalgic locale as his backdrop, Gov. Pat McCrory said Friday that he would propose restoring tax credits for historic homes and businesses when he addresses North Carolina lawmakers in his State of the State speech. McCrory made his proposal ...Read More »