A major conservative donor’s decision this week to yank a $25,000 contribution from N.C. House Republicans highlights an increasingly bitter divide within the party over tax policy and government spending.
Arguing that the Federal Communications Commission has too much power over the Internet, US Rep. Renee Ellmers and other congressional Republicans are backing legislation that they say would make the agency more transparent.
NC Gov. Pat McCrory has until the end of this week to decide whether to sign into law, veto or let a controversial bill now on his desk that has attracted opposition from state and national animal welfare advocates become law without his signature.
Burt's Law requires at group homes for the mentally disabled to report abuse to the county department of social services and the local district attorney within 24 hours, but also provides them with protection from job threats or harassment for making the report.
Another NC group is lining up against the employee trespassing bill, urging the governor to veto it. The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association delivered a letter signed by 35 members asking for a veto.