A series of meetings across the state seeking the public’s input about a proposed monument at the State Capitol that honors the achievements of African-Americans will end next week with one in downtown Raleigh.
Gov. Pat McCrory defended House Bill 2 on Megyn Kelly’s Fox News Channel show Thursday night, and he argued that the law is more about bathroom privacy than about fears of sexual predators in bathrooms.
North Carolina NAACP President William Barber says the real intent of HB2 wasn’t to make rules for bathrooms but to pass laws about the minimum wage that otherwise would’ve been unpopular with most North Carolinians.
Patricia Timmons-Goodson, a former state Supreme Court justice and vice chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, was nominated by the president on Thursday to fill a vacancy on the federal court bench in Eastern North Carolina.
The NCAA Board of Governors has adopted an anti-discrimination requirement for sites that bid to host NCAA sporting or educational events, and the policy also has implications for sites already chosen.
Legislators in both parties voiced concerns Wednesday about the teacher and state employee pay proposal in Gov. Pat McCrory’s budget, but bigger raises could prove difficult under conservative spending levels.