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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper launched a campaign Monday to try to beat back education and tax legislation from the Republican-controlled General Assembly that he said if enacted would crush North Carolina’s public schools and wobble the state’s economic future.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — American Indian students in North Carolina public schools could wear items like feathers and plumes to their graduation ceremonies to signify their cultural heritage in legislation given final General Assembly approval Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House and Senate Republicans are likely headed to negotiations over how to retool the composition of several key state commissions controlled by Democratic Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The composition of several North Carolina state commissions would shift away from gubernatorial appointees and toward the choices of legislators and others in a measure that cleared a House committee on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The mandatory supervised driving period in North Carolina for young people before they can drive by themselves will be scaled back permanently after Gov.
The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature has approved and sent to the governor a ban on nearly all abortions after 12 weeks of pregnancy in response to last year’s overturning of Roe v.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A proposal on how North Carolina should spend $1 billion in one-time funds from the federal government to improve mental health care for children, adults and criminal offenders is taking shape with a bipartisan House measure filed on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The incoming president of North Carolina’s community college system pledged Monday to work to advance people toward economic success through post-secondary education that will also meet employers’ needs for high-skilled labor.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bill passed by the North Carolina General Assembly would eventually change the mandatory supervised driving period for teens to nine months, less time than has been set in state law, but longer than a temporary relaxation of the learner’s permit rule first in effect during the
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina state Rep. Tricia Cotham has formally changed her party registration from Democrat to Republican in a shift that gives GOP legislators veto-proof control over Democratic Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly would get to choose many more members of several powerful state commissions, under legislation approved by the Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina House voted on Wednesday for a Republican-backed budget measure that would fund the state government for the next two years, including billions in spending for infrastructure and mental health and attempts to address inflation and job vacancies with pay raises
Speculation is brewing in North Carolina that a Democratic state legislator may change her party affiliation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Governance of the state’s public residential schools for the deaf and the blind is being shifted to new trustee boards controlled by General Assembly appointees in legislation that became law Monday because Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina House Republicans unveiled a two-year state government spending proposal Wednesday that would offer sizeable raises for teachers compared to recent years while earmarking billions of dollars for infrastructure and health care.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed Republican gun legislation Friday that would no longer require sheriff approval before someone can purchase a handgun, initiating his first showdown of the session with an increased — and nearly veto-proof — GOP majority.
The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature has given final approval to a Medicaid expansion agreement.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly approved again on Tuesday legislation changing the governance of the state’s two residential schools for the deaf and one for the blind.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Increased punishments for rioting in North Carolina will become law later this year as Democratic Gov.
CANTON, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday urged the operators of a large western North Carolina paper mill set to shutter to find a way to keep it running, saying a closure would have a “devastating effect” on the region and its people.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s House sent a sweeping firearms bill to the governor’s desk on Wednesday that would discard a longstanding requirement that handgun buyers obtain a permit from their county sheriff.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina legislature gave final approval on Thursday to more severe punishments for rioters for the second time in three years — a response to 2020 demonstrations about racial injustice that while largely peaceful at times turned violent.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would toughen punishments for violent protests — a response to 2020 demonstrations over racial injustice that at times turned into tumult — advanced in the North Carolina Senate on Tuesday.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The details of a consensus North Carolina Medicaid expansion deal reached last week by top Republican lawmakers cleared a Senate committee Tuesday.
LEXINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A division of German engineering giant Siemens AG will build a passenger rail car manufacturing plant in central North Carolina, creating over 500 jobs by 2028, Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper urged legislators on Monday night to keep fueling opportunities for the state’s citizens to succeed through more monetary investments in K-12 education, mental health services and public safety.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson will give the Republican response to Democratic Gov.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The governments of North Carolina and Denmark agreed formally Wednesday to work together toward helping the U.S. state build wind energy operations off the Atlantic coast.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that passed in North Carolina’s House on Wednesday would make clear that longer-term hotel guests cannot receive the stronger legal protections usually reserved for home and apartment renters until they’ve stayed for three months.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina General Assembly began a repeat effort Wednesday to require all sheriffs to cooperate with federal immigration agents who are interested in picking up certain jail inmates.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The permanent rules for operating the Republican-controlled North Carolina House for the next two years were approved by members Wednesday, despite objections from Democrats that they make it easier for GOP lawmakers to override vetoes by Democratic Gov.