Politics

NC native Loretta Lynch swears her oath as US Attorney General
Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general
Loretta Lynch has been sworn in as the nation's 83rd attorney general. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 12:04pm
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NC lawmaker wants to stop trying all 16 year olds as adults
Youth advocates are hoping they can pass a bill this year that would stop having all 16 and 17 year olds tried as adults in the North Carolina court system. Mon, 04/27/2015 - 9:13am
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
BodyCam
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
ReligiousFreedom
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