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RALEIGH — North Carolina on Friday, March 18, will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its Right to Work law. 

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RALEIGH — The 2021 session of the General Assembly began in January, as the world was entering its second year of the pandemic. The hope was the COVID fog would lift, allowing a return to normalcy, at least in a relative sense, and that lawmakers could go about business as usual. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina’s economic health seems strong. Taxes are low, cost of living is below average, and a recent CNBC study gave the state a No. 2 ranking as “Best for Business” because of solid growth, quality workforce, business friendliness, and technology. 

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RALEIGH — "The right to live includes the right to work.”

That simple statement opens the text of a state law that has helped boost North Carolina’s economic competitiveness for nearly 75 years.

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RALEIGH — A bill that would open disciplinary records of government employees is crawling through the Senate, and employee unions and Democrats are determined to kill it.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly will consider a measure to enshrine North Carolina’s right-to-work policies in the state constitution.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students can now sit a little closer together in class, according to federal health officials.

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RALEIGH — Reopening the economy during COVID-19 is a hotly contested issue in the race for N.C. Commissioner of Labor.

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RALEIGH — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden “will be the most pro-union president since [Franklin Roosevelt],” Jill Biden said of her husband Monday during a teleconference sponsored by a nurses’ union. “He will govern with the understanding that health care is a right, not a privilege.”

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This Labor Day, we celebrate America’s working men and women, many of whom are going the extra mile during this COVID-19 pandemic.

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