Cal Cunningham preparing for 2020 lieutenant governor bid
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina state legislator and U.S. Senate candidate is preparing for a Democratic run for lieutenant governor in 2020.
Attorney Cal Cunningham said Wednesday he's taking steps to put together a bid, with a formal announcement coming after the holiday season. The Insider news service first reported that Cunningham's web site was seeking campaign donations.
The Latest: Commission OKs summaries for final 2 amendments
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the (all times local):
A special panel tasked with creating summaries for the public on proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution has finally completed its work after courts this week upheld two more referendums for the ballot.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A panel tasked with writing summaries for the public describing six proposed amendments to North Carolina's constitution on November ballots made progress while meeting the first time at full strength.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The first meeting of a North Carolina panel tasked with summarizing the six proposed constitutional amendments on November ballots devolved Tuesday into blistering Democratic critiques of the referenda questions when the Republican member didn't attend.
The season of giving is also the season of taking. Reports of scams increase during the holiday season, which prompted the AARP and officials from organizations across North Carolina to get together Monday for a special event.
Elaine Marshall, the secretary of state, calls them grinches – scam artists who prey on people who are feeling generous around the holidays.
North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry: The Council of State's most eligible member.
In fact, with Secretary of State Elaine Marshall's marriage late last month, Berry is the only single member on the council, which is the collective designation for North Carolina's statewide elected officials.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Elaine Marshall, a lawyer, is North Carolina's Secretary of State. She was first elected in 1996 and has been re-elected five more times.
You might not realize this, given some of the recent political bluster, but North Carolina has one of the best, if not the best, notary public programs in our nation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — House Republicans opened the door Wednesday for the chamber to formally investigate North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, based on a lawmaker's allegations she issued notary public commissions to people who live in the U.S. illegally.
North Carolina legislative Republicans are taking aim once again at Democrats in the executive branch of state government.
Just hours after enacting a budget that slashes the budgets of Gov. Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein, both Democrats, a key House committee signed off on a resolution to begin the impeachment process against Democratic Secretary of State Elaine Marshall.
A Republican North Carolina lawmaker is calling on Democratic Secretary of State Elaine Marshall to resign or face impeachment over her handling of notary public licenses, but Marshall says the move is politically motivated.
Rep. Chris Millis, R-Pender, held a press conference Tuesday at the Legislative Building.
"If the secretary chooses not to resign, I will proceed with all legislative actions, including a resolution for impeachment," Millis said.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall should resign after issuing more than 320 notary public commissions over nine years to people who live in the U.S. illegally, a state lawmaker said Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina legislator is demanding that Secretary of State Elaine Marshall resign, saying she issued more than 320 notary public commissions over nine years to people who have no legal residency in the U.S.
North Carolina Council of State members at swearing-in event
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The members of the North Carolina Council of State participating in Friday's swearing-in event at the Executive Mansion:
— Gov. Roy Cooper, Democrat, first term.
— Secretary of State Elaine Marshall, Democrat, sixth term.