Under the Dome Blog

  • House approves sweeping 'corrections' bill

    Posted by Staff and Wire Reports on July 25, 2014

    The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill that won approval in the House.

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  • Morning Memo: Awaiting word on a budget deal on Jones Street

    Posted by John Frank on July 25, 2014

    Like the warm blanket of a humid day, a malaise has settled on the statehouse as lawmakers, lobbyists, staffers and reporters alike await word on a budget deal – the ticket to the end of the prolonged legislative session.

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  • Price receives Coast Guard award

    Posted by Franco Ordonez on July 24, 2014

    U.S. Rep. David Price was awarded the 2013 Commodore Ellsworth P. Bertholf Award on Wednesday. The annual U.S. Coast Guard award recognizes one congressional leader for exceptional support of the Coast Guard and maritime safety and security.

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  • Pro-choice activists try to deliver broken cookies to McCrory

    Posted by Katy Canada on July 24, 2014

    Gov. Pat McCrory’s attempt to placate pro-choice activists a year ago was remembered on Thursday by activists who tried to give him a box of broken cookies – to symbolize what they called his broken promise not to support restrictions on abortion.

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  • Runner-up replaces winner in GOP Senate race

    Posted by Craig Jarvis on July 24, 2014

    The winning candidate in the Republican primary for Senate District 22 will be replaced by the runner-up, who managed to get the winner disqualified because he didn’t live in the district, which covers parts of Durham, Person and Caswell counties.

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  • Industrial Commission deputy will run for appeals court

    Posted by Craig Jarvis on July 24, 2014

    A second candidate has announced for the state appeals court seat held by Chief Judge John Martin, who is retiring this year: J. Brad Donovan, a deputy commissioner at the NC Industrial Commission.

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