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Perdue vetoes bid to start gas fracking in NC
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Sun, 07/01/2012 - 8:57pm.

Governor Bev Perdue has vetoed a bill that would legalize a form of shale gas exploration called fracking in North Carolina but wouldn't allow permits to drill for at least two years.

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Brisson, Hill set to join Republicans to override Perdue's budget veto
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 10:14pm.

Republicans in the General Assembly will need some help from across the aisle to override Gov. Bev Perdue's veto of the state budget, and it looks like they may already have half the votes they need from our area.

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Perdue vetoing Republican budget adjustments
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 06/29/2012 - 9:24am.

video North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue is vetoing the Republican budget bill for the second year in a row. Perdue announced her decision Friday on the budget adjustments for the coming year that's been on her desk since last week.

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State leaders react to Supreme Court health care law decision
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:44pm.

President Barack Obama says the Supreme Court's decision to uphold his health care overhaul is a "victory for people all over the country" and will make their lives more secure. Meanwhile leaders across North Carolina are responding to the US Supreme Court's ruling upholding health care reform legislation.

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Perdue vetoes death penalty bias law rollback
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:39pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue is vetoing legislation that rolls back a landmark North Carolina law allowing death row inmates to prove their sentence resulted from racial bias. Perdue's veto on Thursday is the second time she's stepped in to defend the Racial Justice Act.

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Perdue tries to get lawmakers moving on budget
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:22pm.

Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue is trying again to persuade Republican legislative leaders to negotiate with her so that changes for next year's North Carolina state budget will take effect on time.

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NCDOT letters inquiry heading to ethics panel
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 06/28/2012 - 12:18pm.

The flap over letters sent to legislators that appeared to reverse a high-ranking North Carolina Department of Transportation official's previous statements on two toll projects is heading to the State Ethics Commission.

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NC lawmakers make pitch for Perdue to sign budget
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 12:19pm.

The leaders of the North Carolina Legislature want Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue to sign their state budget adjustment plan into law soon so school districts, local governments and businesses have more certainty about planning for the coming year.

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NC Senate Democrats push back on probe of letters
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 11:54am.

Senate Democrats are criticizing the way the chamber's Republican leaders are investigating how and why letters by a Department of Transportation executive were changed with help from aides to North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue.

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For now, Perdue won't discuss plans on budget bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/26/2012 - 3:27pm.

Gov. Bev Perdue is asking Republican legislative leaders to try harder to find more money for public education after she says their budget bill falls short.

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