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New NC campaign spending rule ends practice Berger used

North Carolina legislators can no longer spend campaign committee dollars toward buying or renting homes or condos that they or family members own.

NC lawmakers want Cooper to seek Trump’s extended benefits

North Carolina’s Republican legislative leaders want Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to get on board with extending unemployment benefits that President Donald Trump offered in an executive order.

Top state lawmakers want a presidential debate in NC

The two most powerful state lawmakers in North Carolina want President Donald Trump and Joe Biden to have an extra presidential debate.

NC governor’s vetoes may be remembered most in ’19

Many of North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s lasting achievements in 2019 stem from keeping Republican policies from ever getting implemented.

North Carolina Republicans return for session likely end

The North Carolina General Assembly could soon be done wrestling with legislation this year, but that doesn't mean they'll pin down a broad budget law or path forward on Medicaid expansion.

Budget stalemate continues as new school year nears

The budget battle appears to be moving slow, but the clock is ticking as teachers soon head back to begin preparations for the upcoming school year. Many will not see a pay raise yet according to school officials.

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.

Judge strikes down North Carolina voter ID OK’d by voters

North Carolina judge has voided constitutional amendments approved by voters in November requiring photo identification to vote in person and capping the state income tax rate.

GOP lawmakers want civil rights panel appointment withdrawn

North Carolina Republican lawmakers want Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to withdraw his recent appointee to a state civil rights panel because of a past social media post comparing law enforcement officers to terrorists.

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