Most of the five candidates competing in the Democratic primary election for the 2nd Congressional District have worked quietly in party politics for years and want to rise to the job of office-holder.
UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the hire of her top strategist Thursday as the UNC system’s governing board sorted through issues such as student debt, college completion and a huge demographic shift under way in North Carolina.
Democracy North Carolina, a voting-rights advocacy organization, recorded the experiences of more than 1,400 North Carolina residents whose votes in the March primary election did not count and shared them with a federal appeals court on Thursday.
PayPal’s decision to stop a planned Charlotte expansion because of House Bill 2 was an economic blow. But did it really cost Mecklenburg County $285.5 million in economic activity, as the Charlotte Chamber said?
Political fallout from the state’s revocation of its do-not-drink notice to well owners near coal ash ponds was stoked further on Thursday when the N.C. Democratic Party filed a public records request with the governor’s office.
U.S. Rep. David Price has won his past two elections with about 75 percent of votes, and his newly redrawn 4th District continues to favor Democrats strongly. But those odds aren’t stopping Sue Googe and Teiji Kimball.
Two congressional incumbents, George Holding and Renee Ellmers, are fighting for the Republican nomination for a seat in the US House of Representatives. In a recent debate, immigration was a key topic, but not everything was fully truthful.
Senate Bill 873, which would lower tuition to $500 per semester at five UNC campuses — including four historically minority universities — was debated in legislative committees Wednesday. Supporters say the bill would be a major step forward in college affordability, but opponents say it would endanger some campuses because there is no guarantee that state funding will cover the tuition cut in the future.
NC legislators discuss pros and cons of proposed tuition cut bill
Attorney General comments on HB2 suit during Fayetteville stop
Black pastors rally in support of HB2, saying LGBT rights are not civil rights
Gergen urges Elon grads to 'take North Carolina back'