RALEIGH — The fate of the budget veto override lies in the Senate, but don’t expect a vote any time soon.

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RALEIGH — One down. One to go. The House passed a new district map, and it’s on its way to the Senate.

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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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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s voter map drama turned more theatrical, as state senators literally rolled out a lottery machine to randomly select their starter map.

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RALEIGH — North Carolina lawmakers have just nine days to draw new voter district maps. They’re off to a rough start.

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Monday, 09 September 2019 13:56

COLUMN: Reform should accompany new districts

I remember when the inherent boredom of redistricting was a laugh line.

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RALEIGH — The Republican-led N.C. General Assembly must draw new state House and Senate district maps, a court has ruled.

But the ruling — delivered in Common Cause v. Lewis — won’t prevent excessive future gerrymandering, experts say.

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RALEIGH — A three-judge N.C. Superior Court panel has tossed out North Carolina’s election maps for state House and Senate districts. The court has ordered state lawmakers to draw new maps in two weeks.

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On Feb. 7, U.S. Senator Ed Markey ,D-MA, and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, released the text of a joint resolution calling for a "Green New Deal."

Fine, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY. Let's vote on it in the Senate.

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RALEIGH — The Senate has overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 86, which could make high-quality, affordable health care insurance available to tens of thousands of North Carolina residents lacking coverage.

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