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.
Governor’s School survives budget cuts
Recreational fishermen, conservation groups, rally to support fisheries bill
Angry Governor Cooper blasts compromise budget
NC state budget deal includes raises for state employees, teachers
Wake school official excited to see comeback for Teaching Fellows program
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GOP's Hayes: Cooper doesn't have authority to call for special election
NAACP activists threatened with arrest while delivering letter to House speaker’s office
NAACP's Barber wants General Assembly to stop making laws
Black lawmakers call for quick redistricting
North Carolina GOP lawmaker: NC House budget plan eliminates Pre-K wait list
McKissick: Republicans circumvented Cooper's call for special session
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.
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.
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 increase in their pension checks.
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.
Video: The N.C. NAACP's Rev. William Barber wants the N.C. General Assembly to 'Cease and desist' from making laws. He says it is an illegal body following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that says some voting districts were improperly drawn.
Last year nearly 5,000 children were turned away from free Pre-K classes because the state didn't fund enough seats for them. PolitiFact NC looked into a claim that the legislature is on its way toward getting rid of that waiting list.
Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory calls for a new voter ID law, and for Gov. Roy Cooper to do more to help Hurricane Matthew victims. McCrory spoke with reporters after making a speech to the NC Republican Party convention Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Wilmington.
House chief budget writer Rep. Nelson Dollar, R-Wake, and House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, discuss differences between House and Senate versions of the state budget and how negotiations between the two chambers are likely to unfold.