Former Wilmington Mayor Harper Peterson spoke about GenX concerns during the public comment portion of the CFPUA Board meeting on June 14, 2017. (Photo: Ashley Sturm/WWAY)
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Former Wilmington Mayor Harper Peterson announces run for NC Senate

Former Wilmington Mayor Harper Peterson says he will run for state Senate against incumbent Michael Lee.
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Senate to call legislative hearing over handling of GenX, state responds

 North Carolina Senate Republicans are planning a public hearing about the discharge of GenX into the Cape Fear River because they say Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's administration didn't answer most of their questions.
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NC senators respond to Cooper administration’s GenX funding request

A group of Republican state senators today responded to a request from the Cooper administration for more money for two state agencies in the wake of the GenX investigation.
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General Assembly ends, but lawmakers to return soon, often

The North Carolina General Assembly has completed its primary work session for the year, but legislators plan to return to Raleigh in the weeks ahead to deal with unfinished business, including the replacement of electoral maps.
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NC lawmakers finish budget veto override

The Republican-controlled General Assembly has made good on its promise to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of the two-year state budget.
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North Carolina budget heads to Gov. Cooper

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders are daring Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to sign the two-year state budget that will soon be heading to his desk, saying the spending plan contains many items that Cooper sought.
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Mandatory driving school for suspended drivers OK’d by House

Motorists who've had their North Carolina driver's license suspended for excessive speeding or multiple moving violations would have to take a "driver retraining course" to legally get back on the road under legislation advancing in the General Assembly.
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Wait a little more for final NC budget to go public

An anticipated North Carolina state budget compromise needs a little more work before it's ready for prime time.
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Senate committee to weigh in on bill to fight opioid abuse

Legislation aimed at reducing opioid abuse and overdoses in North Carolina is being considered in the Senate.
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Republican leaders aim for NC budget votes next week

Republicans on both ends of the Legislative Building are optimistic that a final North Carolina state budget is just around the corner.