Monday, 16 September 2019 13:54

COLUMN: Tragedy of errors damages politics

 It began with flubs. It ended in fury. And it made North Carolina politics even more rancorous and destructive. I’m referring, of course, to a 55-9 vote in the House last week to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto.

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RALEIGH — It’s time for a break from “summer camp.”

Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, acknowledged as much Wednesday, Sept. 11, saying the level of trust between N.C. Republicans and Democrats is as “brittle” as he has ever seen.

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Tuesday, 10 September 2019 14:38

N.C. lawmakers introduce four new mini-budgets

RALEIGH — The General Assembly is continuing its push to pass mini-budgets as the stalemate over Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the General Fund budget continues into another month.

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ROCKINGHAM — Tuesday evening, the Richmond County Board of Commissioners heard from both state Rep. Scott Brewer and state Sen. Tom McInnis.  

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RALEIGH — Reforms to health-care regulations aren’t dead.

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RALEIGH — While the budget stalemate continues, lawmakers are working to pass pieces of the General Fund budget bill with measures that include pay raises for some state employees.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s farm bill has passed the House, but it now may be frozen in the Senate. 

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When school begins on Monday, bus drivers will have their routes, students will have their class schedules and coaches will have their fall sports rosters — but teachers still won’t know how much they’ll be paid. 

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RALEIGH — Republicans are getting impatient.

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RALEIGH — Democratic lawmakers want the General Assembly to act on a pair of gun-control bills.

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