Politics

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest
Lt. gov., religious leaders send letter in support of ‘religious freedom’ bill
North Carolina's lieutenant governor and several faith leaders have written an open letter to elected officials in support of a "religious freedom" bill. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 4:21pm
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Bill would keep NC police video under wraps
Recordings from cameras worn by North Carolina police officers or attached to their vehicle dashboards and used for criminal investigations would be confidential under legislation that's getting support at the General Assembly. Fri, 04/24/2015 - 1:17pm
A proposed bill would require businesses to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers they hire.
House OKs expanded mandate for NC business on worker status
More businesses in North Carolina would be required to use the E-Verify system to check the immigration status of workers they hired in legislation clearing one General Assembly chamber. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:45pm
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NC speaker: No action on ‘religious freedom’ bill this year
The leader of the North Carolina House says his chamber won't debate a "religious freedom" bill this year that supporters promoted as protecting religious liberties but others criticized as legalizing discrimination against gays and lesbians. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 5:20pm
NC lawmakers are considering a plan that would require insurance cover autism treatments
NC autism coverage has broad support, but 1 group left out
A legislative compromise to mandate insurance coverage of autism treatment in North Carolina has the support of several groups and the state's dominant insurer. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 3:08pm
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Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general
Loretta Lynch has won confirmation to serve as the nation's attorney general, ending months of delay. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 2:19pm
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NC House OKs extending length of wait time before abortion
The North Carolina House has decided it wants to extend the time a pregnant woman must wait before having an abortion from 24 hours after contacting a provider to 72 hours. Thu, 04/23/2015 - 1:59pm
NC lawmakers are trying to decide whether to move next year's presidential primary
NC presidential primary date tinkered with in House bill
The Republican National Committee has threatened North Carolina's GOP with a deep cut in convention delegates next year if the state's presidential primary is held in February. Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:36pm