RALEIGH — Republicans in the General Assembly have been hostile to the federal health care overhaul for years. Now, their leaders are convening a committee to examine the law’s effects upon North Carolina’s economy and insurance market. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, ...Read More »
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You’re either fer it, or you’re agin it, as they say in the mountains of western North Carolina, and that’s true of possible legislation that REBIC will either back or oppose this year on the other end of the state in Raleigh, where the state legislature is in session.
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(Part seven in a 13-part series) The homebuilding industry will be watching Rick Judson this year because Judson will spend the year watching over the homebuilding industry. Judson, 63, is the 2013 president of the National Home Builders Association, a nonprofit lobbying and advocacy organization with a $70 million annual budget and 150,000 members from throughout the residential construction and related industries.Read More »
A Republican took control of the North Carolina governor’s mansion this month, with the election of Pat McCrory. With the real estate and construction industries still recovering from the downturn, is that a good thing? We turned to seven industry leaders in the Charlotte area to get their views.Read More »
Until he announced his candidacy for mayor in March, Scott Stone wasn’t a nobody, but he wasn’t exactly a household name in Charlotte, either. A former vice president of Merrick & Co., a Colorado-based engineering and architectural firm, he ran ...
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On one side of the table was Charlotte attorney Ken Davies, who had a small, private practice and handled mostly domestic and personal injury cases and the occasional real estate litigation. On the other side of the table was a ...Read More »
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 »
Projected economic impact aside, the 2012 Democratic National Convention is, at the end of the day, a political event. And while the Democratic mayor of Charlotte and governor of North Carolina are rejoicing, some Republicans are, perhaps not surprisingly, more ...Read More »
After receiving a letter from Mayor Anthony Foxx’s office Sept. 13, signed, to the best of his knowledge, by Foxx himself, Eric Dudley thought it was all settled. He was the new chairman of the Business Advisory Committee. But three ...
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(Editor's note: The following is part of The Mecklenburg Times' coverage of the Nov. 2 elections.)
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