ABC liquor store officials in North Carolina wasted millions, an audit found. ABC officials including Michael Herring wanted to fight, records show. But Governor Roy Cooper’s administration accepted the findings.
Roy Cooper, the NAACP and an environmental group are suing over ballot language describing proposed constitutional amendments they say will mislead voters. A lawyer for legislators said the courts have no role in changing the constitution.
Chris Anglin, a Republican candidate for NC Supreme Court who used to be a Democrat, won a lawsuit Monday Aug. 13, 2018, against GOP leaders Phil Berger and Tim Moore of the North Carolina General Assembly. The legislature had passed a law targeting Anglin’s campaign but he argued it was unconstitutional and unfair.
The North Carolina ballot for the 2018 midterms includes six constitutional amendments on rights and government power. Find info on what they are, what your vote means and the bills that may be passed into law.
Why are liquor stores closed on Sundays? Why are liquor stores called ABC stores? Why does the government run liquor stores? CuriousNC answers those questions and more for North Carolina residents interested in alcohol laws and free market reforms.
The NC ABC Commission has wasted millions of dollars in taxpayer money, according to an investigation by NC State Auditor Beth Wood. The commission administrator, Bob Hamilton, is no longer employed there.
Chris Anglin, a Republican candidate for the North Carolina Supreme Court who wants to have his political party listed on the ballot in the November 2018 midterm elections, will drop out if he loses his lawsuit.
NC Republicans criticized Attorney General Josh Stein after Gov. Roy Cooper sued the elections board and leaders of the legislature over constitutional amendments and a lawyer for the board sided with Cooper.
Large online retailers will have to start paying sales tax to North Carolina on Nov. 1 even if they aren’t located here, under a directive by the Cooper administration following a U.S. Supreme Court decision.