Complaints on social media from a left-wing redistricting activist are drawing fire from a state Senate redistricting leader.
America's allies are disappointed with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the U.K., members of Parliament did not hold back in their criticism of President Joe Biden's actions and rhetoric relating to Afghanistan. Veterans of the Afghan war serving in Parliament give their input on the withdrawal. What does this mean for President Joe Biden's reputation at home and abroad?
America's allies are disappointed with the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. In the U.K., members of Parliament did not hold back in their cri…
Sep. 7—RALEIGH — Although state lawmakers have quashed any hopes that anti-gerrymandering activists had of politicians giving up their control of political map making in North Carolina this decade, they have promised similar levels of transparency as in 2019. That year, a court order had forced Republican lawmakers to engage in never-before-seen levels of transparency when redrawing maps that ...
Social conservatives have remained opposed to allowing the state to condone wagering. But supporters say gambling is already happening.
The N.C. General Assembly’s election mapmakers will spend the next week debating and adopting criteria for this year’s redistricting process.
The list of Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul's biggest campaign donors includes a Rockefeller. There's also lots of money from big labor and business – and far more money from downstate than from Hochul's hometown of Buffalo.
The state Assembly committee in charge of the impeachment investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wrapping up work that is expected to lead to an impeachment vote by the full Assembly in early September.
For now, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul continues to do the delicate dance she's been doing since the Cuomo scandal exploded in March.
The state Senate has placed the so-called Gerald Hege bill on its floor calendar for a session scheduled to begin at noon Thursday.
For several years now, medical authorities, business leaders and faith leaders — along with newspaper editorial writers — have encouraged the state legislature to institute Medicaid expansion. This would provide medical coverage for North Carolinians who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid, but too little to qualify for a subsidy on the health-insurance marketplace, aka via the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Statewide, around 500,000 or 600,000 North Carolinians, many of them low-wage workers with few options, are caught in this trap. The lack of medical coverage hurts them and their children.
The state Senate voted 47-0 Monday to reject House changes to legislation that would compel North Carolina’s withdrawal from a federal extended unemployment-benefit program with a $300 weekly payment.
State House Republicans submitted legislation Wednesday that would compel the Cooper administration to withdraw from a pivotal federal extended unemployment benefits program before its Sept. 6 expiration date.
Sometimes the lines of authority get blurred, especially in government. North Carolina has a current example involving The General Assembly an…
President Joe Biden has been busy during his first 100 days in office. He takes the stage tonight to address a joint session of Congress for the first time as president—but what accomplishments can he tout? Although marking a president’s progress in their first 100 days doesn’t predict how prolific they will be over their […]
RALEIGH — The N.C. House has approved a measure that could pave the way for ending the state’s twice-a-year ritual of setting clocks forward a…