New North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed two Republican bills - one that tries again to shift authority away from Cooper to administer elections and a second that would prevent him from filling upcoming appeals court vacancies.
The General Assembly has cancelled Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a bill that gives North Carolina employers legal recourse against people who deliberately get jobs to steal company secrets or record purported problems on factory lines.
A powerful state senator says his chamber will debate and vote right away on whether to override Gov. Pat McCrory's veto of a measure allowing some court officials to refuse to perform gay marriage duties because of religious objections.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has quickly vetoed a bill with several small unemployment insurance changes because he didn't like how legislators altered the terms of a board he appoints to consider the appeals of benefits.
The legislation requires drug-testing for welfare recipients and creates a wider exemption for employers to calculate whether they must access a federal database to determine the legal status of new hires.