Johnny Kampis - Carolina Journal News Service

Johnny Kampis - Carolina Journal News Service

RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation continues to be under the watchful eye of the state auditor, who in a report released this week says that department failed to exceed its developed spending plan only by pure luck.

RALEIGH — The N.C. House will take up sports betting legislation after a bill to expand wagers statewide passed in the Senate last week.

RALEIGH — A bill that advocates say would boost access to dentistry, especially in the state’s rural areas, is sailing through the General Assembly.

RALEIGH — The General Assembly may allocate hundreds of millions in federal relief toward closing the digital divide this session, but policy experts says lawmakers still need to reduce regulations to further help the expansion of broadband infrastructure.

RALEIGH — While the N.C. Senate didn’t handle sports betting legislation before the Fourth of July break, there’s still hope of legal wagers in the state outside of the two Cherokee casinos.

RALEIGH — Sports betting legislation hasn’t seen much movement in North Carolina, although sponsors are hopeful to see action in June.

RALEIGH — The state auditor said in an examination released Wednesday, May 26, that the N.C. Department of Transportation’s sloppy record keeping led to inaccurate reports on advance construction.

RALEIGH — The N.C. auditor said the vast majority of the $3.6 billion in COVID-19 relief funds the state received from the federal government was distributed with limited monitoring and controls.

RALEIGH — Legislation introduced in this session of the General Assembly seeks to reduce restrictions created by certificate of need laws, which critics say reduce access to health care and increase costs.

RALEIGH — A recently introduced Senate bill would authorize and regulate sports betting in North Carolina beyond the tribal casinos with the revenue primarily going to schools and economic development.

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