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Judicial vacancy proposal now 1 vote from fall referendum

A proposal to alter how vacancies to North Carolina trial and appeals court judgeships are filled is just one vote away from going on ballots statewide this November in a referendum.
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Republicans begin to override Gov. Cooper’s budget veto

Republicans have started overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of state budget adjustments for next year.
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One year later NC ‘bathroom bill’ saga lingers in election year

The saga of the state's so-called bathroom bill hasn't been forgotten, and many Republican incumbents who passed House Bill 2 in 2016 are being targeted this election year, with the flap over the law still an issue.
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Rabon calls for legislative hearing on Cooper pipeline agreement

A Brunswick County Republicans is calling for a legislative hearing about Gov. Roy Cooper's nearly $58 million deal with the companies behind the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Students and staff are led out of Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, after a shooting that killed 17 people on Feb. 14, 2018. (Photo: ZUMA Presss)video

What are your representatives doing to stop school shootings?

A day after the 25th fatal school shooting in the United States since Columbine, we wanted to know what the people who represent us in Washington and Raleigh are doing to try and make sure it doesn't happen again.

North Carolina lawmakers unveil new GenX bill

A Senate committee has approved legislation in studying unregulated chemicals found in North Carolina rivers including GenX.
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Redistricting expert: No ‘racial targeting’ in map fixes

The expert who federal judges asked to redraw some North Carolina House and Senate district lines rejects Republican arguments that he set race-based population targets within new boundaries, saying he focused on other redistricting criteria instead.
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)video

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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