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North Carolina lawmakers have finished most of their work for the year. House and Senate members began a marathon meeting Thursday that didn't get done until early Friday morning.
The North Carolina House has given tentative approval to let voters decide whether the state should borrow $3.1 billion for public school, higher education and road construction.
North Carolina legislators have sent another bill to Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper designed to overturn parts of his executive order for COVID-19 that’s kept several types of retail businesses shuttered for months.
The seats above the floor in the North Carolina House chamber are reopen to the public again.
The General Assembly wants to let more young people begin driving on their own even though the North Carolina DMV isn’t offering right now required behind-the-wheel tests due to COVID-19 health worries.
Borrowing money to pay for North Carolina government buildings and roads is surfacing again at the General Assembly after a pay-as-you-go construction expansion plan crumbled last year beneath a veto.
As the North Carolina General Assembly reconvenes for their short session Monday, Senator Harper Peterson (D-New Hanover County) is co-sponsoring two bills aimed at helping the restaurant and hotel industry in our state.
The NC Budget and Tax Center predicts North Carolina could see economic impacts from the coronavirus for years.
The public can return to North Carolina’s legislative complex to watch the General Assembly conduct business when it reconvenes its annual session after a two-week break, but health precautions will continue.