The first legislative bill filed in the N.C. General Assembly’s 2015 session seeks to amend the state Constitution to clarify language on when private property can be taken by governmental bodies through eminent domain and to require just compensation and ...Read More »
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RALEIGH — After four years of turning North Carolina politics upside down, Republicans at the General Assembly could be prepping for a more subdued two-year legislative session. GOP legislators entering power in both chambers for the first time in 140 ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly opened to script Wednesday, with Republicans still squarely in charge of the legislature, electing their top officers without a challenge and leaders keeping to conservative themes and calls to work together. The House elected Rep. Tim ...Read More »
RALEIGH — The General Assembly’s work may not be over if Gov. Pat McCrory decides replenishing a key economic recruitment tool in North Carolina can’t wait until January. McCrory said he may call legislators back to Raleigh for a special work session to ...Read More »
RALEIGH — All 170 seats in the North Carolina General Assembly are up for re-election Tuesday, but nearly 80 already have winners because candidates are running unopposed in the general election. Of the remaining 90 or so races, fewer than 20 are considered ...Read More »
North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Study Committee discussed the issue of construction worker misclassification at its meeting Tuesday morning to address the potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in tax money that the state is losing because workers are classified as ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina judge said Monday that the city — not a commission created by GOP lawmakers — will run one of the nation’s busiest airports while both sides wait for a federal agency’s ruling on the issue. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE -The Charlotte Housing Authority has received funding and tax credits that will allow it to build 92 one-bedroom units. The authority, through its affiliate Horizon Development Properties, has been given $8.8 million in federal tax credits from the U.S. ...
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RALEIGH – The full state Senate and House on Friday passed a conference committee version of a regulatory reform package that has wide support in the building industry. After Senate Bill 734 bill is enrolled, it will go to the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Dave Simpson gives good quote. That’s because before he became a Raleigh-based lobbyist for the Carolinas Association of General Contractors, he got good quote. He was, in other words, a reporter. But he wised up relatively early and ...
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