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.
Automobile dealers and insurance companies are worried about a wide-ranging House proposal to raise new money for transportation by collecting a few hundred million dollars more each year in taxes on car and truck sales and insurance premiums.
A bill pending in the state House that would benefit companies that purchase bad consumer debt is supported by some A-list business groups that aren't part of the debt-buying industry. Instead, their members are sellers of the debt.
The N.C. Department of Commerce picked a remake of “Dirty Dancing” over an HGTV home improvement reality show to receive state incentives in a first batch of film grant awards, according to records released this week.
N.C. Rep. Jason Saine explains crossover as the N.C. General Assembly approaches a key April 30 deadline: that’s the day most bills must be voted out of one chamber to have a chance of becoming law. Video by Lynn Bonnerfirstname.lastname@example.org Photos by Ethan Hymanemail@example.com Editing by Travis Long
A bill that would fine and shut down employers who illegally treat workers as independent contractors to get a competitive edge is closer to becoming law. The bill also would remove a special exemption that now allows newspapers to treat delivery people as independent contractors.
See a raw edit as demonstrators returned to the N.C. Legislative Building to mark the second anniversary of the start of the Moral Monday protests, and in keeping with the tradition of two summers ago, people were arrested.
Demonstrators returned to the N.C. Legislative Building on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, to mark the second anniversary of the start of the Moral Monday protests, and in keeping with the tradition of two summers ago arrests occurred outside the North Carolina Senate Chamber. Video and photos by Ethan Hymanfirstname.lastname@example.org
Days after he persuaded a state senator to withdraw legislation ordering him to lay off 81 workers at the state Department of Transportation on June 1, Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced Tuesday that he will lay off 70 workers and eliminate 11 recently vacated jobs.