jailbars
1 week ago
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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.
Property Tax
3 weeks ago
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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.
New NC License
3 months ago
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Electronic NC car registration, property tax option approved

Drivers could soon get their annual notice to renew their car registration and pay property taxes by email.
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3 months ago
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Senate plans its final vote on expanding NC abortion rules

Republicans in the North Carolina Legislature appear comfortable extending the waiting period for an abortion and requiring doctors to expand what they give state regulators about some abortions they perform.
Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday
11 months ago
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Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin Wednesday

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October. All or portions of more than 20 pieces of legislation approved by the General Assembly take effect beginning Wednesday.
McCrory: Coal ash commission violates constitution
1 year ago
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McCrory: Coal ash commission violates constitution

Gov. Pat McCrory says he will likely sign a coal ash cleanup bill approved last week by the North Carolina Legislature into law, even though he suggested a key provision violates the state Constitution.
NC adjournment approved, 2-year session ends
1 year ago
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NC adjournment approved, 2-year session ends

North Carolina's legislature has gone home for good after wrapping up their two-year session. The Senate completed work Wednesday evening by approving a compromise with the House on cleaning up coal ash ponds and a bill on unemployment insurance records and adjourned.