Congress

Coal Ash stored at Duke Energy's Sutton Plant in New Hanover County.
House approves bill to tweak coal ash standards
The House has approved a bill granting states authority to regulate waste generated from coal burned for electricity. Wed, 07/22/2015 - 8:57pm
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Area’s Congressional delegation against Iran nuke deal
Three of the Republicans who represent southeastern North Carolina in Congress have come out against the nuclear accord reached earlier today between world powers and Iran. Tue, 07/14/2015 - 5:37pm
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Wilmington teen headed for DC to lobby for type 1 diabetes
"I've known many people who have said, 'I would just love love love to have that technology, but my insurance company just doesn't cover it,'" Medlicott said. Thu, 07/02/2015 - 5:41pm
Wilmington's GE Hitachi plant held a rally today to raise awareness about the re-authorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States
GE Hitachi holds rally to sway upcoming vote
The GE Hitachi plant in Wilmington held a rally today to try to gain the attention of lawmakers. A spokesman says they hope Congressmen David Rouzer, Richard Burr and Thom Tillis vote to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States before it expires June 30. Tue, 06/16/2015 - 5:07pm
Former US House Speaker Dennis Hastert (Source: US Congress/MGN)
Former House Speaker Hastert enters not guilty plea
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has pleaded not guilty to charges in a federal hush-money case. Tue, 06/09/2015 - 3:55pm
Former US Congressman Mike McIntyre is now working for a law firm in Raleigh. (Photo courtesy: Poyner Spruill)
Mike McIntyre joining Raleigh law firm
Former US Rep. Mike McIntyre has a new job. Mon, 06/01/2015 - 3:08pm
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Bill in Congress would put Brunswick Co. back into Wilmington MSA
Southeastern North Carolina's Congressional delegation says it is working to put Brunswick County back into the Wilmington area. Statistically speaking, that is. Thu, 04/30/2015 - 5:17pm
Rep. David Rouzer talked with WWAY's Hannah Patrick about his first 100 days in Congress
Rep. David Rouzer talks first 100 days
The first 100 days in Congress are now in the rear view mirror for Rep. David Rouzer. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 5:21pm
Gov. McCrory testifies to Congress, backs offshore drilling
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has visited Capitol Hill to reaffirm support to open more of the Atlantic Ocean to look for natural gas and oil deposits. Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:38am
McCrory urges strong federal partner on road needs
Gov. Pat McCrory has told Congress the federal government must be a strong and reliable partner with North Carolina and other states to improve roads and other transportation infrastructure. Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:38pm