A senior Senate Democrat says there's a deal to advance a $1.1 billion measure to battle the Zika virus. The bill is smaller than President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion request but is expected to get sweeping support in a vote next week.
A longtime North Carolina legislator says Republicans at the General Assembly used outdated views on racial divisions and politics when they drew state House and Senate districts being scrutinized in a federal courtroom.
Voters who successfully sued so far in striking down North Carolina congressional districts want a federal court to quickly review the new map approved last week by the General Assembly to determine if it's legal.
Congressional races across North Carolina could be getting a bit of a shake up, as state lawmakers finalize plans to redraw Congressional districts and move the congressional primary from March to June.