ACLU attorney Chris Brook addresses the lawsuit ACLU and Lambda Legal filed against House Bill 142, the repealed version of House Bill 2. Madeline Goss, a plaintiff in the case, talks about some of the things she has dealt with during her transition and fear this legislation created.
Gov. Roy Cooper signs "Britny's Law", which will make it easier for prosecutors to charge first-degree murder in homicides that a history of domestic violence. The family of victim Britny Puryear attended the ceremony.
Video: James Brigman is walking from his home in Rockingham, NC to Washington DC to protest changes to current health care laws. He's worried how it will affect his handicapped daughter. He came through Raleigh Monday to bring his message to Sen. Thom Tillis.
Video: Governor Cooper outlines his differences with the proposed legislative budget, and offers to sign a budget when his simple compromises are met during a press conference on Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Executive Mansion in Raleigh, N.C.
Customers enjoy brunch at 5Church restaurant in uptown Charlotte. Senate Bill 155, also known as the "Brunch Bill," allows restaurants to serve alcohol before noon. Restaurants like 5Church could see higher volumes of customers be
Video: A group comprised mostly of recreational fishermen tow their fishing boats around the Legislative Building in Raleigh in parade-like fashion to rally support for HB867 Tuesday morning, June 20, 2017. According to supporters, the bill would change the way North Carolina marine fisheries are managed to guarantee sustainable harvest in the future.
A compromise North Carolina state budget would give teachers an average pay raise of 3.3 percent in the coming year, and would raise most other state employees’ pay by a flat $1,000. Retired state employees would receive a 1 percent cost-of-living increas
Shanta Lightfoot, a senior administrator for Middle School English Language Arts for Wake County Public School Systems, graduated from N.C. State in 2008 having participated in the Teaching Fellows Program. The program was cut in 2011 but now appears to be making a return. Lightfoot talks about the impact of losing the program and what it means for it to return.
The Governor's School survived possible cuts to its state funding after a NC Senate's budget proposal called for cut while the House budget left funding intact. The compromise budget leaves funding in place. For more than 50 years, the summer program has provided educational opportunities for high school students.
Video: NC GOP Chairman Robin Hayes says that Gov. Roy Cooper doesn't have the authority to call for a special election following some recent court rulings on redistricting. Hayes says that when Cooper was in the General Assembly on the redistricting committee, he drew districts for racial and partisan reasons.