Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

Lindsay Marchello - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced a slew of new restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19.

RALEIGH — Marty Kotis, a member of the University of North Carolina System’s Board of Governors, for years has pushed for more online learning programs from UNC’s college campuses. He hasn’t gathered much support, but that may change now that the coronavirus pandemic is uprooting traditional higher education.

Registered Democrats are more likely to worry about the coronavirus than are Republicans, a new poll from the right-leaning Civitas Institute shows. 

RALEIGH — Teachers and retirees are suffering without a budget in place, two freshman Democratic lawmakers said during a March 10 news conference. A spokesman for the Republican leader of the Senate said the General Assembly has passed a budget, but obstinate Democrats — including Gov. Roy Cooper — continue blocking the spending plan from taking effect.

RALEIGH — State Republicans and Democrats should hold onto their money until they know the Democratic nominee for president, Anna Beavon Gravely, executive director of N.C. Free Enterprise Foundation, said during a post-primary briefing.

RALEIGH — Instead of the traditional top-10 issues in public education, the Public School Forum of North Carolina picked just one.

RALEIGH — A wing of the N.C. Association of Educators wants to move the organization in a more left-leaning, radical direction.

RALEIGH — The General Assembly will look a bit different after the 2020 session. Twenty-four lawmakers — Republicans and Democrats — have opted not to run for re-election.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020 15:19

Judge tosses $2.5 million Silent Sam settlement

RALEIGH — A Superior Court judge has reversed course on a $2.5-million settlement granting a Confederate veterans group ownership of Silent Sam.

RALEIGH — The Republican and Democratic candidates for state superintendent had similar positions on the causes of school re-segregation and the need to find common ground.

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