Politics

PenderCoSchools
Impasse declared in Pender school money fight
The mediator handling the budget dispute between the Pender County Commission and Pender County School Board has declared an impasse. 43 minutes ago
Voter Laws
Closing arguments completed in challenge to NC voter law
The fate of North Carolina's new election law rests in the hands of a federal judge after three weeks of testimony and an extended round of closing arguments. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 8:58pm
PenderCoSchools
Pender School Board and County Commission battle over budget
It looks like leaders in Pender County might continue the fight over funding for schools. Fri, 07/31/2015 - 1:25pm
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NC lottery nets $522 million for state education funding
The North Carolina Education Lottery has surpassed records in sales and profits kicked back to the state, bringing in $522 million for education expenses in the most recent budget year. Thu, 07/30/2015 - 12:54pm
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Road funding plans fuel debate between McCrory, legislators
Gov. Pat McCrory and Republicans legislative leaders are at odds over funding for North Carolina's roads, and their competing proposals are leading to more debate. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 4:53pm
deathpenalty
NC legislature passes bill limiting execution transparency
A bill that would allow quicker changes to North Carolina's execution process and block information about the manufacturing of lethal injection drugs has passed the legislature and is going to the governor. Wed, 07/29/2015 - 2:26pm
Voters line up to cast their ballots early at the New Hanover County Government Center during the 2014 election.
Expert: No evidence new NC voter law affected 2014 turnout
A professor at the University of Georgia says he has found no evidence that the new election law in North Carolina had an impact on turnout in the 2014 election. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:09pm
Gov. Pat McCrory attends the NC Sheriff's Association Annual Training Conference in Sunset Beach July 27, 2015.
McCrory to GA: I had a budget 5 months ago
After speaking at the Sheriff's Association 2015 Annual Training Conference this morning, Gov. Pat McCrory had a simple message to lawmakers in the General Assembly. Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:18pm