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Wednesday, 18 August 2021 13:28

Lewis gets two years probation, no prison time

RALEIGH — Former state lawmaker David Lewis will serve two years of supervised release and is ordered to pay a $1,000 fine, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorneys Office told Carolina Journal.

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RALEIGH — After splitting along party lines just twice in their first six months together, the current lineup of the N.C. Supreme Court has produced four more 4-3 partisan splits today. Democrats hold the one-seat majority on the state's highest court.

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By far the single most important legislation with which North Carolina elected leaders grapple each year is the state budget bill.

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PEMBROKE — Cale Lowery discovered a passion for politics at an age younger than most. In 2009, he was captivated while watching the first inauguration of former President Barack Obama. Lowery was 6. 

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Conventional wisdom holds that the political party in the White House tends to lose seats in mid-term elections. Yet, 1994 turned into a proverbial bloodbath for Democrats.

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There have been many contributing factors to the disastrous scope and scale of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States over the past year, but right now, tragically, misinformation and ignorance top the list.

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ROCKINGHAM — When candidates file for political office, one of the questions they’re asked is if they’ve ever been convicted of a felony.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina House of Representatives next week will honor one of its former members, the late Melanie Goodwin, who served Richmond County for three terms.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed more legislation than all other North Carolina governors combined. With the past three vetoes stamped over the past three weeks, Cooper’s total comes to 57 vetoes, and the session isn't over.

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Friday, 02 July 2021 10:30

U.S. Supreme Court backs donor privacy

The U.S. Supreme Court backed donor privacy in a decision released Thursday, July 1.  The closely watched ruling was based on a case from California in which the state's then-Attorney General Kamala Harris tried to require nonprofit organizations to disclose the identities of donors by requiring them to file an unredacted “Schedule B” with their taxes, which would reveal the identities of anyone giving $5,000 or more in money or goods.

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