Kari Travis - Carolina Journal News Service

Kari Travis - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation is running out of gas.

RALEIGH — Harry Smith has resigned as chairman of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.

RALEIGH — Who should lead the University of North Carolina System?

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.

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

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.

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s farm bill has passed the House, but it now may be frozen in the Senate. 

RALEIGH — If passed, North Carolina’s hotly contested hemp law will probably end up in court, says the state legislator leading efforts to ban the plant’s smokable flower.

RALEIGH — In the midst of a whirlwind trade war, U.S. and Chinese officials are talking once again. But that doesn’t mean the Trump administration is closer to striking a deal to immediately help North Carolina’s struggling farmers, experts say, and a new poll shows rural support for Trump is slipping.

RALEIGH — Fiery arguments over hemp regulation smoldered out Wednesday, July 24, when House members reversed feverish efforts to criminalize the plant’s smokable flower. 

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