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Senator Thom Tillis is addressing the problem of slow distribution of federal assistance following natural disasters. Today he announced he would be introducing a bill in the U.S. Senate to help with it.
Government auditors say Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room.
The federal government charged Facebook with high-tech housing discrimination Thursday for allegedly allowing landlords and real estate brokers to systematically exclude groups such as non-Christians, immigrants and minorities from seeing ads for houses and apartments.
House Democrats are introducing a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving money for President Donald Trump's border wall.
Agencies around the area hosted a disaster assistance workshop Saturday for victims of Hurricane Florence.
Eight weeks to the day since Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, the American Red Cross hopes to close its last two emergency shelters Friday.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson and Labor Secretary Alex Acosta heard first hand about the impact Hurricane Florence had on our area.
The Emergency Management Division told a Charlotte news outlet that only one county, Robeson, has been approved for any of the federal grant funds.