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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RALEIGH — Some lawmakers want to bring back the state’s Milk Commission to protect local dairy farmers, but critics of the measure contend it will only lead to higher milk prices.

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RALEIGH — A bill allowing federal funds to continue flowing to North Carolina hasn’t earned Gov. Roy Cooper’s signature yet, but one political analyst said it would be wise for the governor to let it become law.

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RALEIGH — After several starts and stops, on Tuesday, July 9, the N.C. House failed to vote on an override of the governor’s budget bill.

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RALEIGH — The Senate passed its version of a $23.9 billion 2019-20 budget amid sharp rhetoric that broke along partisan and regional divides.

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RALEIGH — A move to ease restrictions for N.C. craft brewers who want to distribute their own beer is on the verge of becoming law.

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STAR — A Montgomery County Republican is trying for another shot at a seat in the N.C. House of Representatives.

Joey Davis,47, announced his candidacy for the 66th House District on Thursday.

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RALEIGH — If the state budget process seems polarized now, just wait. It could get even more quarrelsome as lawmakers contemplate how their votes might affect 2020 political prospects.

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Although the North Carolina House has approved its version of a biennial budget, there’s a lot that North Carolinians can’t yet know about how much will be spent, and on what, over the next two years. But here’s something we can assume with near-certainty: Gov. Roy Cooper will veto it.

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