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More NC Democrats turned out for early voting than Republicans, 233,172 to 189,96.
More NC Democrats turned out for early voting than Republicans, 233,172 to 189,96.
 
The headliner primary is a competitive GOP race for state Supreme Court between Trey Allen, Victoria Prince, and April Wood.
The headliner primary is a competitive GOP race for state Supreme Court between Trey Allen, Victoria Prince, and April Wood.
 
A note from the Carolina Journal Editors: If you have been looking for Carolina Journal on Facebook, you won’t find us.
A note from the Carolina Journal Editors: If you have been looking for Carolina Journal on Facebook, you won’t find us.
 
Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, discusses Locke’s proposed Parents’ Bill of Rights.
Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, discusses Locke’s proposed Parents’ Bill of Rights.
 
The merger will create the fifth-largest health system by revenue in the U.S.
 
State revenue forecasts jump from $28.4 billion to $32.6 billion in fiscal year 2021-2022.
State revenue forecasts jump from $28.4 billion to $32.6 billion in fiscal year 2021-2022.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper says his proposed 2022-23 budget adjustments would address unfunded pieces of a court-ordered Leandro school funding plan.
Gov. Roy Cooper says his proposed 2022-23 budget adjustments would address unfunded pieces of a court-ordered Leandro school funding plan.
 
Consumer prices climbed 8.3% last month from one year ago.
 
After the well-publicized leak of a draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, it appears a majority of the court could overturn the current federal precedent — as laid out in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The decision is likely to be released in May or June.
After the well-publicized leak of a draft decision from the U.S. Supreme Court, it appears a majority of the court could overturn the current federal precedent — as laid out in Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. The decision is likely to be released in May or June.
 
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
On May 4, U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a Republican who represents North Carolina’s far west in Congress, commented on Twitter that the release of a sexual video of him was “blackmail.”
On May 4, U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, a Republican who represents North Carolina’s far west in Congress, commented on Twitter that the release of a sexual video of him was “blackmail.”
 
Five students and a parent are suing for partial refunds of tuition and fees paid during the spring semester of 2020, when University of North Carolina System campuses shut down because of COVID-19.
Five students and a parent are suing for partial refunds of tuition and fees paid during the spring semester of 2020, when University of North Carolina System campuses shut down because of COVID-19.
 
Last week, US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), along with more than a dozen fellow co-sponsors, introduced a bill to defund The Department of Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Governance Board.”
Last week, US Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), along with more than a dozen fellow co-sponsors, introduced a bill to defund The Department of Homeland Security’s “Disinformation Governance Board.”
 
In a typical election year, the assumption is that Democrats will dominate early voting and Republicans will catch up on Election Day. But in 2022, at least during the primary, this usual pattern has gone out the window.
In a typical election year, the assumption is that Democrats will dominate early voting and Republicans will catch up on Election Day. But in 2022, at least during the primary, this usual pattern has gone out the window.
 
    The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
    The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court has refused to take up the Rev. William Barber's appeal of his 2019 conviction for second-degree trespass.
The N.C. Supreme Court has refused to take up the Rev. William Barber's appeal of his 2019 conviction for second-degree trespass.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court will decide a case that could add 56,000 felons to North Carolina's voting rolls.
The N.C. Supreme Court will decide a case that could add 56,000 felons to North Carolina's voting rolls.
 
The U.S. Supreme Court’s pending ruling on national abortion law is unlikely to significantly impact races up and down the ballot for Congress and the General Assembly in North Carolina, political experts say.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s pending ruling on national abortion law is unlikely to significantly impact races up and down the ballot for Congress and the General Assembly in North Carolina, political experts say.
 
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
Raleigh says the General Assembly granted the city permission in 1949 to charge fees linked to extending and enlarging its water and sewer system.
Raleigh says the General Assembly granted the city permission in 1949 to charge fees linked to extending and enlarging its water and sewer system.
 
Big tech companies actively discriminate against other companies and those in Congress and the White House really don’t understand how they operate.
Big tech companies actively discriminate against other companies and those in Congress and the White House really don’t understand how they operate.
 
After a historic period of rock-bottom interest rates and equally historic infusions of cash into the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates yesterday by a half of a percentage point
After a historic period of rock-bottom interest rates and equally historic infusions of cash into the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates yesterday by a half of a percentage point
 
A candidate for the Guilford County Board of Commissioners has accused the county government of using public dollars to illegally promote the passage of a $1.7 billion school bond and quarter cent sales tax increase.
A candidate for the Guilford County Board of Commissioners has accused the county government of using public dollars to illegally promote the passage of a $1.7 billion school bond and quarter cent sales tax increase.
 
The Sandy vs Sandy Republican primary race just went nuclear amid accusations of domestic violence
The Sandy vs Sandy Republican primary race just went nuclear amid accusations of domestic violence
 
"The integrity of a multi-member court’s decision-making process relies on the longstanding tradition of confidential deliberations," N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby.
"The integrity of a multi-member court’s decision-making process relies on the longstanding tradition of confidential deliberations," N.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul Newby.
 
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
New orders block all activity in a lawsuit challenging Opportunity Scholarships.
 
The number of abortions performed annually in N.C. decreased by 36% between 1980 and 2013.
The number of abortions performed annually in N.C. decreased by 36% between 1980 and 2013.
 
Two new lawsuits challenge the underlying state law that permitted red-light camera enforcement programs.
Two new lawsuits challenge the underlying state law that permitted red-light camera enforcement programs.
 
There are concerns over Big Tech policing itself and putting freedom of speech at risk, but what about overregulation from the government and calls for treating social media companies like utilities?
There are concerns over Big Tech policing itself and putting freedom of speech at risk, but what about overregulation from the government and calls for treating social media companies like utilities?
 
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
The group's four pillars are transparency, fiscal responsibility, parents’ rights, and academics.
The group's four pillars are transparency, fiscal responsibility, parents’ rights, and academics.
 
Legislative leaders want the full 15-member Appeals Court, with 10 Republicans and five Democrats, to reconsider a 2-1 split ruling on felon voting.
Legislative leaders want the full 15-member Appeals Court, with 10 Republicans and five Democrats, to reconsider a 2-1 split ruling on felon voting.
 
Bridges Academy falsified student enrollment records to obtain $404,971 in state funding to which it was not entitled.
Bridges Academy falsified student enrollment records to obtain $404,971 in state funding to which it was not entitled.
 
Sam Wang of the Princeton Gerrymandering Project is accused of "manipulating data to match his personal agenda.
Sam Wang of the Princeton Gerrymandering Project is accused of "manipulating data to match his personal agenda.
 
The highest scoring states in the rankings were Nebraska, North Dakota, Vermont, Kentucky, and South Dakota.
The highest scoring states in the rankings were Nebraska, North Dakota, Vermont, Kentucky, and South Dakota.
 
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
The Carolina Journal makes a wide sweeping evaluation of the news that most effects us here in North Carolina, and is distilled, here on BCN, for your clear understanding by the electronic means of video broadcast.
 
Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s job approval jumped 16 points. Neither of North Carolina's U.S. senators ranks among the nation's most or least popular.
Democratic West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin’s job approval jumped 16 points. Neither of North Carolina's U.S. senators ranks among the nation's most or least popular.
 
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-11th District, was cited for possession of a dangerous weapon after having a loaded handgun at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-11th District, was cited for possession of a dangerous weapon after having a loaded handgun at the Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
 
The judge in North Carolina’s long-running Leandro school funding legal dispute calls for state government to spend an additional $785 million on education-related items.
The judge in North Carolina’s long-running Leandro school funding legal dispute calls for state government to spend an additional $785 million on education-related items.
 
A panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has split 2-1 to rule that felons can vote in N.C. elections starting in November. Two Democratic judges agreed to the change, while a Republican colleague dissented.
A panel of the N.C. Court of Appeals has split 2-1 to rule that felons can vote in N.C. elections starting in November. Two Democratic judges agreed to the change, while a Republican colleague dissented.
 
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