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NC House panel passes idea to limit budget growth
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 12:01pm.

A popular idea among conservatives to attempt to limit the growth of government spending has been approved in a North Carolina legislative committee despite arguments it could hurt the state's ability to borrow money cheaply.

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NC's first lady speaks up on dog breeding
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 11:28am.

North Carolina's low-profile first lady has stepped into public political advocacy in state government for the first time.

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NC House wants voters to decide on leaders' limits
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 4:23pm.

The North Carolina House wants voters to decide whether to limit how long people can serve as the General Assembly's top leaders.

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NC employees' group balks at gov't worker changes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:11pm.

Republican lawmakers are willing to help Gov. Pat McCrory change laws determining how state government employees are managed, hired and fired.

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Repeal of literacy test headed to NC House floor
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:09pm.

A bipartisan group of North Carolina lawmakers want to repeal a portion of the state constitution linked to the days of white supremacy.

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NC Senate bill requires abortion education
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 2:08pm.

A bill requiring North Carolina's health instructors to teach students that abortions cause premature births in later pregnancies is headed to the Senate floor.

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House bill relaxes rules for stadium alcohol sales
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 9:46pm.

A bill relaxing rules for selling beer to seated fans at North Carolina stadiums has passed the state House.

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NC House votes to bar sex-selective abortions
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 9:44pm.

House Republicans seeking to further restrict abortions in North Carolina have passed a bill barring the procedures on the basis of the gender of the fetus.

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NC House gives initial OK to repeal estate tax
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 9:43pm.

North Carolina's tax on a dead person's financial assets would be repealed in legislation approved by House members who say the estate tax hurts family-owned farms.

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Republican plan would cut income tax, increase services taxed
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 9:31pm.

videoBig changes could be coming in the way you pay taxes. Senate Republicans are pushing for what would be the largest tax reform in the Tar Heel State since the Great Depression.

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