NC Senate
Richardson meets with NC Senate leader on stadium
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 11:36am.

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has met with the Republican leaders of the North Carolina Senate to talk about improvements for the team's stadium in Charlotte.

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NC House speaker talks about 2013 session
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 3:06pm.

The leader of the North Carolina House says focusing on government efficiencies and fixing the state's indebted unemployment insurance system will free up money so businesses can create jobs and vulnerable citizens are cared for.

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NC Senate leader wants lower income tax rates
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 1:36pm.

video North Carolina Senate leader Phil Berger says he thinks an overhaul of the state tax system will happen this year and he will try to make income tax rates as low as possible - maybe even zero.

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Rabon to co-chair powerful state senate committee
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 8:58am.

video Sen. Bill Rabon has been selected to co-chair the powerful Senate Finance Committee. Rabon, a Republican from Brunswick County, will share the role with fellow Republican Sen. Bob Rucho of Mecklenburg County.

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NC Senate's majority leader to become budget chair
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:20pm.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown will join the trio of top budget writers in the North Carolina Senate for the next two years once the Legislature reconvenes next month.

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Hand-to-eye recount begins in close NC Senate race
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 8:37am.

Election officials are resuming their work on the result of a North Carolina state Senate race more than three weeks after Election Day.

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Goolsby beats Butler for second term in NC Senate
Submitted by Matt Ray on Wed, 11/07/2012 - 1:11am.

video In the race for NC Senate District 9, incumbent Republican Thom Goolsby won out over Democrat Deb Butler.

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New ads continue attacks in state senate race
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 10/24/2012 - 4:37pm.

video We are less than two weeks away from Election Day. You may have noticed the two candidates for state senate have made their race very personal and turned up the heat with a new wave of political ads hoping to sway voters on their way to the polls.

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State Sen. Don East dies at age 67
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 12:18pm.

An employee of North Carolina state Sen. Don East says the seven-term Republican legislator has died at age 67. The state senator's legislative aide Steven Webb said East died early Monday at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

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NC House, Senate candidates square off in Brunswick Co.
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 10:24pm.

video With early voting just hours away, folks in Brunswick County got the chance to meet their candidates. During the political forum, area NC House and Senate candidates squared off on a variety of topics and issues.

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