"Someday in a more enlightened future, we will have a memorial day commemorating school children lost to mass shootings," writes columnist Michael Paul Williams.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s success in securing the biggest global corporate-tax reform in decades risks flopping in her own country’s legislature, potentially sowing the seeds for renewed international tensions in coming years. Heralded as a “historic agreement” when the two-part deal…
Missouri senators Mike Moon and Denny Hoskins, both Republicans, talked about furries and a TikTok video showing a person who described themselves as a “fish” during debate about transgender athletes on Monday, May 2, 2022. Audio courtesy of the Missouri Senate.
Michael Gableman "has a bizarre fixation with the jewelry and appearance of the women he is supposedly investigating," Wisconsin Elections Commission Democratic chair Ann Jacobs said Thursday.
Ely Lilly. Kroger. Red Bull. Recently, these familiar corporate names have been in the local news. Each has received an economic development investment from the Cabarrus County Board of Commissioners. Many local companies have also, but these bigger names are the ones of which you have heard.
The commission's vote complies with a Friday ruling from the Wisconsin Supreme Court that the free-standing, mailbox-like drop boxes would no longer be allowed outside of local clerk's offices after Tuesday's spring primary.
2021 was another big year in Wisconsin politics. Sen. Ron Johnson said some things. Voters elected a new state superintendent. Gov. Tony Evers and Republicans clashed over mask mandates. Michael Gableman threatened to jail the mayors of Madison and Green Bay. Here are 10 political stories yo…
Gableman has asked the court, which plans to take up the matter on Dec. 22, to compel the two mayors to meet with him.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson (NC-08) and Rep. Steve Cohen (TN-09) announced the official relaunch of the Congressional Global Road Safety Caucus last week. The caucus will continue to bring awareness to road safety initiatives and mobilize Congressional support to tackle this …
The N.C. Senate bill that would legalize sports betting on phones and at various venues is stuck in the House, and it may not see action until next year’s session.
Fort McCoy officials acknowledge there were initial problems with food supply, but that and other issues are being addressed.
The N.C. General Assembly’s election mapmakers will spend the next week debating and adopting criteria for this year’s redistricting process.
Aug. 5—Charles Evans, chairman of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners, is looking to make a leap to U.S. Congress in 2022. He filed with the Federal Election Commission in the spring and has been fundraising. Evans, a Fayetteville Democrat, lives in the 8th Congressional District, a seat held by Republican Rep. Richard Hudson, a longtime incumbent. The district includes all of ...
In these articles, I am describing what I have learned about Concord as a member of our City Council. I am reviewing our City’s past, present, and possible future.
RALEIGH — Several bills to help N.C. distillers and to loosen alcohol regulation in the state are moving through the General Assembly. Some have progressed to the floor, of both or one of the bodies, while others are mired in committee.
City Councilman Ryan Dayvault has withdrawn from the 2021 mayoral race in Kannapolis, he announced Wednesday in a Facebook post.
RALEIGH — Speaking to a sold-out N.C. Republican Party Convention fundraiser, former President Donald Trump made an early endorsement in the 2022 primary for U.S. Senate, choosing 13th District Congressman Ted Budd over former Congressman Mark Walker and former Gov. Pat McCrory.
Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant announced Tuesday, May 18, that he plans to run for a third term as mayor. He released this filing statement:
KANNAPOLIS — City Council Member Ryan Dayvault announced his candidacy for Mayor of Kannapolis in a Facebook post Sunday.
The Greenwood Rising History Center building is complete. Now comes the hard part — filling it with stories.
Democrats warn that making rules more stringent could lead to more minority students being suspended and dropping out.
RALEIGH — Last week Apple Inc. announced North Carolina will be the new home to a billion-dollar campus working in machine learning, artificial intelligence and software engineering. The move will create 3,000 jobs that pay an average of $187,000 annually.
When I first came to Concord in 2003, I moved here from Charlotte. I believed Concord to be a small, county-seat town in the shadow of Charlotte. As I drove down beautiful Union Street to my new congregation, I felt as if I had traveled back several decades. I did not see what Concord had be…
Recognizing the threat still posed by COVID, party leaders hosted the Cabarrus County Democratic Party convention online via ZOOM on April 10. Delegates at the convention unanimously approved the election of six new board members to lead the party. They committed to turn out more voters and …
Since the start of the outbreak, Gov. Tony Evers has issued multiple public health emergencies and a series of related orders.
Limbaugh died Wednesday at 70.
Sen. Ron slammed the impeachment over the weekend as “vindictive and divisive,” and possibly a “diversionary operation” by Democrats to distract from security lapses at the U.S. Capitol.