You’re invited to a Birthday Celebration

I have a secret that my husband might not want for you to know: Next month he will be 48 years old! Between him giving speeches across the state on behalf of candidates, traveling to Raleigh for surprise session after surprise session, and running his legal practice...
Democrats’ efforts to revise voter ID proposal rejected

Democrats’ efforts to revise voter ID proposal rejected

The News & Observer, by Lynn Bonner RALEIGH – A controversial change proposed for the state constitution gained momentum Thursday as Republican legislators demonstrated their continued commitment to requiring voters show photo identification at the polls....
Legislature OKs changes to early voting

Legislature OKs changes to early voting

WRAL, By Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor, and Laura Leslie, WRAL Capitol Bureau chief RALEIGH, N.C. — Changes to early voting schedules cleared the General Assembly on Friday, less than 40 hours after they were unveiled. The legilsation now...

New members chosen for UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Visitors

UNC-Chapel Hill, by University Communications UNC-Chapel Hill on Monday announced the new appointment of select alumni and friends to serve one of the most active volunteer organizations at Carolina: the UNC Board of Visitors. The Board of Trustees elects a new class...
Members of the judicial reform committee selected

Members of the judicial reform committee selected

North State Journal, NSJ Staff RALEIGH — Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) last week named 15 lawmakers to a newly created Joint Select Committee on Judicial Reform and Redistricting. The House and Senate agreed to form...
NC House backs off proposed ban on development impact fees

NC House backs off proposed ban on development impact fees

The News & Observer, Kathryn Trogdon RALEIGH A bill that proposed to strip North Carolina counties and municipalities of their authority to impose impact and other regulatory fees on new construction was scaled back by a House committee on Thursday. The new...
Permitting for North Carolina fracking begins

Permitting for North Carolina fracking begins

ABC 11, By Jon Camp RALEIGH (WTVD) –After years of wrangling by lawmakers, commissioners, and North Carolinians, the Tar Heel State is now open for fracking. Tuesday, the application process opened up for companies interested in drilling for natural gas in North...