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Several veto override attempts on tap at N.C. legislature

North Carolina Republican legislators will try again to end their streak of coming up short on vetoes from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper.

North Carolina legislative session getting close to end

North Carolina legislators could soon end a legislative session marked by dealing with the COVID-19 economic downturn and challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s orders keeping many businesses closed due to the virus.

Money, board overhaul at N.C. transportation clears Senate

A proposed financial and governing overhaul for North Carolina’s Department of Transportation received unanimous state Senate approval this week.

Deviations below minimum sentences get OK by N.C. lawmakers

The North Carolina General Assembly has finalized legislation allowing judges to sentence non-violent drug traffickers below mandatory minimum sentence lengths and fines in some situations.

Budget stalemate reaches key moment in NC Senate

A four-month stalemate over the North Carolina state budget may end if Senate Republicans get a little help from Democrats this week to override Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the bill.

As Republicans seek override, Cooper makes budget offer

The fight over the North Carolina state budget continues as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper made a counteroffer to the two-year plan written by Republicans that he's already vetoed.
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Proposed bill could regulate fishermen more in North Carolina

More regulations could be coming for people who fish in North Carolina.
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NC Senate approves bill to allow the sale of alcohol in college stadiums

A bill authorizing boards of trustees at University of North Carolina system schools to decide whether to sell alcohol at their stadiums and athletic facilities has cleared the final hurdle in the General Assembly.

Wind project restrictions time-limited in NC Senate bill

Legislation that would have blocked for good new wind turbine projects across much of eastern North Carolina in the name of preserving military installations has been narrowed to a three-year pause.

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