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RALEIGH — A new N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation report shows Republican lawmakers scored an average of 91.95% on business-related decisions during the 2019 legislative session. Democrats averaged 57.9%, and the General Assembly as a whole averaged 77.15%.

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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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Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:39

House overrides budget veto in a surprise morning vote

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 — 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, N.C. — Representative Garland E. Pierce has been appointed to serve on the North Carolina House select committee on Disaster Relief.

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Wednesday, 23 August 2017 15:56

RCS Open House Schedule

HAMLET -- Richmond County Schools will host its annual "open house" event Thursday, August 24, 2017.
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CHARLOTTE – Congressman Robert Pittenger (NC-09) is excited to announce nine town hall meetings for August.

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