RALEIGH — A nearly $2 billion school construction bond proposal sailed through its initial House vote with bipartisan support.

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RALEIGH — The House K-12 Education committee OK’d the statewide school construction bond bill, but questioned the formula used to decide how much each county would get for school construction.

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CARTHAGE — Area residents will get a chance to learn more about the N.C. Department of Transportation’s draft 10-Year transportation plan for 2020-2029 at a week-long open house in Moore County next week.

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RALEIGH — A new debt affordability study for North Carolina could throw cold water on plans by the House and Gov. Roy Cooper to pass a nearly $2 billion bond for public school construction.

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RALEIGH — A Senate plan to pump $2.03 billion of tax revenue into K-12 public school construction would both outspend a competing House plan and do so with cash rather than debt, Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown, R-Onslow, said Wednesday.

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