RALEIGH — A decision on Tuesday, Dec. 3, by the N.C. Court of Appeals rebuking Gov. Roy Cooper could have ramifications beyond the initial scope of the case, and it could influence a dispute over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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RALEIGH — Medicaid transformation could be a casualty of the budget stalemate.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina public school teachers and higher education employees hoping to get a pay raise will have to wait. Perhaps until January.

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RALEIGH — A big change to the state Medicaid program remains unfunded, increasing the risk of costly delays in Medicaid transformation.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Manager Bryan Land has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the N.C. Forestry Advisory Council.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper hadn’t finished his opening remarks at the Climate Change Interagency Council meeting before noisy protesters decried his position on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

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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 a classic “he said, he said.”

While a majority of the Democratic caucus was absent, Speaker of the House Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 11 called for a vote to override the governor’s budget veto.

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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 — Gov. Roy Cooper isn’t waiting for lawmakers to act.

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