As part of a study on whether the city of Charlotte is awarding enough contracts to minority- and women-owned businesses, the city plans to hold a public hearing in April to receive testimony from the public. The city is looking ...Read More »
Government and Politics
Moody’s Investors Service today affirmed its AAA bond rating for Mecklenburg County. In a press release, the county said the credit rating agency cited the county’s “healthy financial position despite some use of reserves, positive steps taken to stabilize and improve ...
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Saying the review process for the ReVenture park energy plant “has been compromised by local political and financial interests,” the Mecklenburg County Waste Management Advisory Board wants an internationally known waste-management firm to study the proposed project. On Tuesday, the ...Read More »
When David Furman started looking in 2001 for a site for McCreesh Place, he discovered that no other single room occupancy developments existed in Charlotte. Furman, owner of Charlotte-based David Furman Architecture, would go on to spearheaded Charlotte’s first and ...
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RALEIGH — House Republicans today failed to override Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue’s veto of a bill that would challenge the coming federal requirement that people buy health insurance, as Democrats sent a message of their own to the Legislature’s new ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Republican legislators say Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue is threatening the prompt return of income tax refunds to North Carolina residents by borrowing money in a way that violates the state constitution. Senate leader Phil Berger and House Speaker ...Read More »
RALEIGH — People with legally concealed handguns could take their hidden weapons into more restaurants and to public parks in legislation that cleared a House committee today after debate that weighed if the public would be safer by offering it ...Read More »
RALEIGH — Gov. Beverly Perdue says she believes it’s a good time to try to lure California-based companies to build or expand in North Carolina. Perdue and other administration officials were heading today to the West Coast on a trade ...Read More »