- Congressman, North Carolina lawmakers supporting Jeb Bush Updated: Aug-27-15 5:40 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A congressman and key General Assembly leaders are atop Jeb Bush's campaign support group in North Carolina.
- Ride-sharing service regulations gets final legislative OK Updated: Aug-27-15 5:39 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina legislature gave its final OK to state regulations Thursday for ride-sharing companies such as Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, a move supporters say will protect consumers and drivers of the mobile phone-based services and encourage competition.
- New stopgap spending bill approved by N. Carolina lawmakers Updated: Aug-27-15 3:59 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The General Assembly quickly passed another temporary spending measure Thursday directing how North Carolina government should operate while Republicans leaders remain knotted in a budget stalemate.
- Glazier can't wait any longer, resigning Friday from House Updated: Aug-27-15 12:49 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A Cumberland County House member just can't stay on the job any longer at the North Carolina General Assembly.
- Audit: Program with uncertain future finds Medicaid savings Updated: Aug-20-15 7:59 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The nonprofit program in which primary care physicians keep close tabs on most of North Carolina's Medicaid recipients saves the state more than $300 per patient annually and probably improves their health, according to a state audit released Thursday.
- Teacher assistants criticize NC lawmakers for budget delays Updated: Aug-13-15 8:05 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Teacher assistants are unhappy with North Carolina lawmakers for failing to pass a state budget and they are worried about their jobs a little more than a week before school goes back into session.
- Senate gives initial OK to NC spending and tax limits Updated: Aug-11-15 9:59 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Proposed constitutional mandates on taxes, government spending and reserves received tentative support Tuesday from the North Carolina Senate following tense arguments over which party faces blame for fiscal irresponsibility.
- Senate OKs Medicaid overhaul; bill now goes back to House Updated: Aug-11-15 6:31 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Senate's formula for overhauling how North Carolina's Medicaid program should pay for patient treatment has been approved with some Democratic support.
- Bill to governor addresses North Carolina shipwrecks Updated: Aug-11-15 11:22 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A bill making clear footage and photographs of shipwrecks held by North Carolina state agencies are public records is heading to Gov. Pat McCrory's desk.
- Treasurer worries bill could threaten state's credit rating Updated: Aug-07-15 7:11 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - State Treasurer Janet Cowell says she's worried a Senate bill going to the floor next week could risk the top scores bond-rating firms give North Carolina that help keep borrowing costs low.
- Gov. McCrory signs 27 bills after busy weeks by lawmakers Updated: Aug-06-15 5:58 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory announced Thursday he signed a rush of 27 bills that had been passed by the General Assembly in recent weeks, as lawmakers attempted to clear their calendars ahead of planned budget negotiations.
- Governor appoints acting transportation chief permanently Updated: Aug-06-15 2:55 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The acting secretary of the North Carolina Department of Transportation was named to the permanent spot atop the agency on Thursday, a week after the former head suddenly resigned.
- House moves NC bond referendum date against McCrory's wishes Updated: Aug-06-15 2:40 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina House has decided it wants to hold a referendum for a nearly $3 billion proposed bond package early next year - not this November like Gov. Pat McCrory wants.
- NC lawmakers address terrorism damages, armed Guard members Updated: Aug-06-15 1:43 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A new civil legal action in North Carolina for people injured by terrorists or those who fund them has cleared the General Assembly. The bill also would give some National Guard members the ability to carry concealed handguns for protection against on-duty attacks.
- Senate plan to shift oversight of charter schools is blocked Updated: Aug-04-15 2:02 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina House lawmakers have blocked a plan that would give the legislature more clout over the state's charter school authority.