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North Carolina legislators are pushing ahead with a plan that would increase the number of charter schools from the current statewide limit of 100.
Democrat Del Pietro has withdrawn from the race for Congress. Pietro planned to challenge incumbent Rep. Mike McIntyre in next year's Democratic primary for the 7th District seat in the US House.
Higher co-pays, deductibles and mandated monthly premiums for all active North Carolina state workers and teachers are in Republican-penned legislation receiving final approval at the Legislature and headed to Gov. Bev Perdue's desk.
An aide to Rep. Mike McIntyre has issued a formal apology to a man planning to challenge the Congressman in next year's after calling him "crazy."
North Carolina legislators are considering budget cuts that might lead the state to charge to ride four ferries that are currently free and double the price on three others.
During Rep. Mike McIntyre's jobs summit today, one of the Congressman's staffers made some interesting comments to us.
Gov. Bev Perdue will visit two area towns this week. The governor today kicked off a two-week jobs tour of businesses and classrooms.