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Phase-in on NC class-size mandate approved by Senate

Republican legislation has cleared the Senate that would ease required class-size mandates this fall in North Carolina's public schools in early grades.
15 hours ago
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Congressional organization denies credentials to Breitbart

The panel that approves media credentials to cover Congress has declined to grant permanent credentials to Breitbart News Network, LLC.
18 hours ago
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NC GOP leaders rush to get elections law upheld

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders have rushed to the courthouse to try to block expected efforts by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to get a new elections administration law thrown out as unconstitutional.
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23 hours ago
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Government shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Bipartisan bargainers are progressing toward a budget deal to prevent a partial federal shutdown this weekend.
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2 days ago
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NC Senate committee to discuss compromise on K-3 class size limits

There could finally be some movement in the North Carolina Senate on a bill that would ease the burden's of a budget requirement to cap class sizes in kindergarten, first, second and third grade classrooms across the state.
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Sacked: Outer Banks plastic bag ban would go in Senate bill

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – A 2009 law prohibiting Outer Banks retailers from providing plastic bags to customers would be repealed in a wide-ranging environmental measure advancing through the state Senate. The bill approved Monday by a committee and heading next to the chamber floor would do away with the program, which supporters say keeps beaches […]
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2 days ago
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Litigation between Cooper, legislative leaders costing $760K

Outside legal costs in the fight between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and North Carolina legislative leaders over laws approved before Cooper took office reducing his powers have mounted quickly.
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Gov. Cooper follows veto with judge appointment

North Carolina's new Democratic governor is moving quickly to put his stamp on a state appeals court that is a new flashpoint with the Republican-dominated General Assembly.