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...