RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The Latest on the North Carolina legislature deciding whether to (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Small political parties in North Carolina are praising legislation that will make it easier for them to field candidates up and down the ballot. Leaders of the Libertarian Party, Green Party and Constitution Party in North […]
The legislature could override a bill vetoed by the governor come October. On Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed House Bill 56, amending various environmental laws and including some measures to address GenX.
The North Carolina General Assembly is returning Thursday from a five-week hiatus, but don't expect them to consider overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's vetoes, their mandated reason for coming back to Raleigh for at least one day.
Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed legislation that directed North Carolina regulators to approve spraying liquid collected under landfills into the air, saying it puts specific technology above possibly better options for health and safety.
New North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed two Republican bills - one that tries again to shift authority away from Cooper to administer elections and a second that would prevent him from filling upcoming appeals court vacancies.