RALEIGH — Forced by Republican legislators to choose between halting unemployment benefits for about 37,000 people and accepting a double-digit budget cut, Gov. Beverly Perdue has vetoed legislation that would have kept checks flowing. Perdue’s announcement came at the end ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue and Republicans traded verbal jabs today over who’s getting the state economy back on track, a sign of their increasingly frayed relations heading into rough-and-tumble budget negotiations and the 2012 campaign. Perdue and Senate ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The governors of North Carolina’s public university system learned today that a possible 15 percent cut in state funding would eliminate thousands of classes across the 16 college campuses and mean job losses for more than a thousand ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The General Assembly has agreed Joseph Smith Jr. should become North Carolina’s banking commissioner again after his nomination for a federal financial post fell short. The House completed the Legislature’s confirmation of Smith to the commissioner’s job Monday ...
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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 »
Charlotte will be the host city for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, the Democratic National Committee said today, ending months of speculation in the Queen City. The city beat out St. Louis, Minneapolis and Cleveland for the 46th DMC, an event expected to ...
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Paris-based Capgemini will open a $4.2 million office in Charlotte, creating 550 new jobs over the next three years, Gov. Beverly Perdue said today in an announcement at the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce in uptown. Capgemini provides consulting, technology and outsourcing ...Read More »