Legislature

NC Senate budget-writers roll out early spending bill
Top Senate budget-writers have written an early-session spending bill that in part seeks to ensure a panel drafting new academic standards for North Carolina's public schools has money to perform its work. The bill filed Monday directs the Department of Public Instruction to transfer $275,000 to help the panel, which was created last year. Tue, 02/03/2015 - 3:47am
Legislators discuss economy on first day
The State Legislature was back in session Wednesday in Raleigh for their first full day of 2015. Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:11am
New rules for NC abortion clinics unveiled
North Carolina government health officials have developed new rules for the state's abortion clinics more than a year after the legislature demanded upgrades so that they would be treated like outpatient surgery centers. The proposed regulations were released Monday. Tue, 12/02/2014 - 1:13am
NC House finalizes $21B state budget for 2014-15
North Carolina's General Assembly is finalizing the annual spending plan for education, public health, transportation and other government services. Sat, 08/02/2014 - 2:20pm
Lawmakers to pay respects to late Senator Nesbitt
Colleagues of the late Sen. Martin Nesbitt are planning to gather in western North Carolina to bid the lawmaker farewell and honor his legacy representing mountain constituents. Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:36am
Another push to stop gerrymandering in North Carolina
There's another push to change North Carolina's redistricting laws. Right now, there are very few competitive districts because Republicans and Democrats can draw such specific lines. Thu, 10/31/2013 - 3:36am