Politics

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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
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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
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Expert: Only 2 cases of voter fraud in NC since 2000
An expert has testified that North Carolina had only two cases of verified voter fraud between 2000 and 2014 among the 35 million votes cast in all its elections. Thu, 07/23/2015 - 4:10pm
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Both sides of Confederate debate pressure McCrory to act
Debate over the appropriateness of Confederate symbols continues to rage in North Carolina this week, but it remains to be seen how Gov. Pat McCrory will respond to pressure to act coming from both sides. Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:56pm
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NC Senate passes new rules for ridesharing services like Uber
A deal brokered between North Carolina lawmakers and ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to place regulations on the app-based companies has passed the Senate and will go to the House. Thu, 07/23/2015 - 1:50pm