North Carolina lawmakers are considering a proposal to eliminate state licensing requirements for a dozen occupations ranging from podiatrists to public librarians.
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Lawmakers propose eliminating licensing requirements for various jobs

North Carolina lawmakers are considering a proposal to eliminate state licensing requirements for a dozen occupations ranging from podiatrists to public librarians.
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House tightens controls on visa-free travel to US

The House has overwhelmingly approved tightening the 'visa waiver' program.
North Carolina governor signs 7 more bills into law
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North Carolina governor signs 7 more bills into law

Legislation addressing historic preservation, severe allergic reactions and sex education in North Carolina's middle schools are now the law.
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Teachers react to changes in sex education curriculum

After the Senate voted early Wednesday morning to accept a House version of the sex education bill, we asked area teachers about the impacts it will have in their classrooms.
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Approved bill says N. Carolina voters to decide on debt

Voters statewide will likely decide in March whether North Carolina should borrow $2 billion for government construction projects, with most of that money going to university and community college campuses.
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Legislature approves sex ed curriculum bill before leaving

Efforts to clamp down on local government rules that tell businesses how much they must pay workers or how they treat tenants did not get enough support in the General Assembly before lawmakers adjourned.
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In wee hours, North Carolina legislators wrap up long year

The General Assembly has officially completed this year's work session after more than eight months on the job.
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Charter school oversight change gets final legislative OK

The General Assembly has agreed to change the laws governing the oversight and approval of North Carolina's rapidly growing charter schools.
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McCrory signs 7 bills, including 1 on parole requests

Long-time convicts for sexually violent crimes in North Carolina soon will have to wait longer in between parole requests.
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Property-tax break on home builders’ inventory approved

The North Carolina legislature has agreed home builders who build on land shouldn't have to pay local property taxes on the improvements while a new house is waiting to be sold.