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8 months ago
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Cruz brings campaign back to SC with rally in Greenville

With less than three weeks to go until South Carolina's primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is bringing his campaign back to this early voting state.
A house committee passed a bill to repeal the state's pistol permit application system.
10 months ago
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North Carolina politicians discuss guns

The same day 14 people were killed in San Bernardino, California, a North Carolina House Committee narrowly passed a bill that repeals the state's pistol permit application system.
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1 year ago
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Republican candidates debate over key issues

Republican presidential hopefuls wrangled over immigration, gay marriage and foreign affairs at last night's prime-time debate, hosted by CNN.
Pollution
1 year ago
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Wide environmental changes get initial NC Senate OK

Senate Republicans have backed off some provisions in their annual "regulatory reform" measure opposed by Gov. Pat McCrory's administration, but retain several that critics say would damage water quality and discourage citizen lawsuits.
NC Senate packs bill with environmental regulation changes
1 year ago
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NC Senate packs bill with environmental regulation changes

Senate Republicans are again trying to push through the North Carolina legislature dozens of legislative changes they say will reduce needless regulation and aid business.
Gay Marriage
1 year ago
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NC House Democrats lodge chamber complaint on marriage law

More than 40 House Democrats have signed a formal protest complaining how Republicans got legislation passed that exempts some court officials from performing gay marriage duties on religious objections.
NC commerce secretary defends need for more incentives money
2 years ago
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NC commerce secretary defends need for more incentives money

A top advocate of Gov. Pat McCrory's request for more money for North Carolina business incentives is facing skepticism from Senate Republicans who believe lower tax rates is the better way to attract companies.
NC legislature could step in on clinic rule proposal
2 years ago
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NC legislature could step in on clinic rule proposal

Abortion-rights groups are worried that Republican legislators will try to override rules proposed for North Carolina abortion clinics that activists contend balance patient safety with access to the procedure.
NC Democratic lawmakers get out quickly on economy
2 years ago
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NC Democratic lawmakers get out quickly on economy

Democrats at the General Assembly are trying to get out of the blocks quickly this year as lawmakers emphasize the economy and job creation. More than two dozen House and Senate members from the legislature's minority party attended Wednesday what was called a "Job Growth Forum" in Raleigh.
GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes
2 years ago
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GOP-backed bill includes laundry list of changes

An omnibus bill backed by Republican leaders in the North Carolina House is seeking to make dozens of changes to state laws. The changes include eliminating a task force that works to reduce child deaths and a provision allowing public charter schools boards to include members representing for-profit education companies.