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McCrory pans Senate Republican NC economic development plan

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Gov. Pat McCrory is unhappy with the state Senate's new economic development proposals, saying they're too expensive and fail to make clear the state has a long-term plan to recruit companies to North Carolina. Full story...
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NC House members reject keeping lottery winner info private

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A General Assembly committee has rejected legislation proposing the North Carolina Education Lottery keep hidden from the public the names of winners of significant prizes. Full story...
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Community college scholarships OK'd by NC House panel

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North Carolina high school students with strong grades could receive free community college tuition in a bill that's cleared its first legislative hurdle. Full story...
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NC NAACP going to legislators' districts to call them out

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North Carolina's NAACP is singling out four Republican lawmakers for their opposition to Medicaid expansion and their support of elections changes by holding advocacy efforts in their home districts. Full story...
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Amusement ride bill has NC State Fair accident in mind

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videoA 2013 accident at the North Carolina State Fair is the catalyst for a bill increasing fines and the seriousness of criminal counts against those who operate carnival rides in an unlawful manner. Full story...
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Commissioner, GOP legislators back NC insurance bills

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Republican lawmakers and Democratic state Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin back legislation they say would improve the process to set North Carolina homeowner insurance rates and give insurers a new way to cover huge losses after a hurricane. Full story...
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NC House members want air emission rules for fracking

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Three North Carolina Republican lawmakers want to make clear a state environmental panel must draw up rules designed to minimize toxic emissions related to any upcoming natural gas exploration through fracking. Full story...
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NC Senate acts on gas tax bill, waits on incentives measure

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It looks like legislation adjusting North Carolina's gasoline tax is heading to negotiations, but it's unclear when a House bill giving expanded tools to Gov. Pat McCrory to recruit companies gets heard in the Senate. Full story...
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House bill offers smaller NC gas tax reduction than Senate

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North Carolina House Republicans are making their own changes to the state gasoline tax that would cause an immediate price drop at the pump. But the decrease is not as deep as the Senate proposed last month. Full story...
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NC House tentatively approve eminent domain amendment again

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The House is poised to once again send the Senate a constitutional amendment to protect property owners' rights when North Carolina governments take land for projects. Full story...
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