The Wake County school board enlisted principals and social workers to plead to county commissioners why they should approve a $58.9 million budget increase this year. Employees said that Wake's progress is at stake.
North Carolina would offer a third standard license plate bearing the national motto In God We Trust and the state motto To Be Rather Than To Seem, if the General Assembly approves a bill introduced by Republican Rep. Bert Jones.
State leaders could study leasing or selling aging government office buildings in downtown Raleigh, one of several proposals in draft legislation aimed at cutting costs and improving efficiency at the N.C. Department of Administration.
Arkansas' governor defeated a gun range owner who had challenged him from the right in the state's Republican primary Tuesday, while a state legislator promoted by national Democrats as their best chance to flip a Little Rock-area district.
A high school math teacher is hoping to topple the majority leader of Kentucky's House of Representatives on a night when more than a dozen current or former teachers were on the ballot following a wave of education protests at state Capitols this spring.
Polls statewide have closed in Texas' primary runoff races, which include Democratic nominees for governor and congressional candidates from both parties where no candidate won at least 50 percent of the votes cast during the March primary.
During a press conference last week, House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Phil Berger were asked if they planned any further measures to change the balance of power between the legislature and Gov. Roy Cooper.