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One member of North Carolina's congressional delegation has signed a letter urging colleagues to reject Democrats' temporary federal spending plan.
One member of North Carolina's congressional delegation has signed a letter urging colleagues to reject Democrats' temporary federal spending plan.
 
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, assesses 2022 midterm election contests for the U.S. House and Senate.
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, assesses 2022 midterm election contests for the U.S. House and Senate.
 
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley has had difficulty getting her schedule to align with events by Biden administration officials visiting North Carolina, and Republicans were happy to point it out during Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s visit to Durham on Sept. 27.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Cheri Beasley has had difficulty getting her schedule to align with events by Biden administration officials visiting North Carolina, and Republicans were happy to point it out during Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s visit to Durham on Sept. 27.
 
A second Raleigh healthcare company executive has pled guilty to defrauding the Medicare system for millions of dollars.
A second Raleigh healthcare company executive has pled guilty to defrauding the Medicare system for millions of dollars.
 
"In the end the whole point of doing it is so that you get a sample that is representative of the electorate,” said Brock McCleary, vice president of Cygnal Polling and Analytics
"In the end the whole point of doing it is so that you get a sample that is representative of the electorate,” said Brock McCleary, vice president of Cygnal Polling and Analytics
 
National publication The Hill lists North Carolina's U.S. Senate race among the seven contests nationwide where partisan control is most likely to "flip."
National publication The Hill lists North Carolina's U.S. Senate race among the seven contests nationwide where partisan control is most likely to "flip."
 
A recently published years-long investigation by the Dallas Morning News has revealed that many colleges and universities throughout the country used or have been using AI to monitor students’ social media and email accounts.
A recently published years-long investigation by the Dallas Morning News has revealed that many colleges and universities throughout the country used or have been using AI to monitor students’ social media and email accounts.
 
N.C. lawmakers accuse redistricting plaintiffs of trying to "disestablish" the General Assembly's authority to draw state election maps.
N.C. lawmakers accuse redistricting plaintiffs of trying to "disestablish" the General Assembly's authority to draw state election maps.
 
Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses N.C. parents’ participation in a Washington, D.C, rally about the dangers of fentanyl.
Donna King, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses N.C. parents’ participation in a Washington, D.C, rally about the dangers of fentanyl.
 
On the 25th anniversary of the officers' murders, Lowry's brother objects to ads while they fight to keep Beasley's clients behind bars.
On the 25th anniversary of the officers' murders, Lowry's brother objects to ads while they fight to keep Beasley's clients behind bars.
 
With just six weeks to go until election day, former President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Wilmington Friday for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd.
With just six weeks to go until election day, former President Donald Trump will hold a rally in Wilmington Friday for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Ted Budd.
 
The Pritzker family has made headlines in recent years for their political and philanthropic activity, as they leverage the billions of dollars inherited from the Hyatt Hotel fortune to advance progressive causes.
The Pritzker family has made headlines in recent years for their political and philanthropic activity, as they leverage the billions of dollars inherited from the Hyatt Hotel fortune to advance progressive causes.
 
North Carolina can take a pension away from the period of time that a person is indicted or convicted of embezzlement or a sex crime, etc. under a felony forfeiture law.
North Carolina can take a pension away from the period of time that a person is indicted or convicted of embezzlement or a sex crime, etc. under a felony forfeiture law.
 
The North Carolina Police Benevolent Association announced Wednesday that the group is endorsing Republican Congressman Ted Budd in the race for U.S. Senate.
The North Carolina Police Benevolent Association announced Wednesday that the group is endorsing Republican Congressman Ted Budd in the race for U.S. Senate.
 
Felon voting supporters are urging the N.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in their case in October or November.
Felon voting supporters are urging the N.C. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in their case in October or November.
 
The John Locke Foundation has joined more than 50 groups, elected officials, and individuals challenging a federal subpoena that aims to chill political speech.
The John Locke Foundation has joined more than 50 groups, elected officials, and individuals challenging a federal subpoena that aims to chill political speech.
 
N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein's lawyer asks the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to declare a state criminal libel law "unconstitutional on its face."
N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein's lawyer asks the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to declare a state criminal libel law "unconstitutional on its face."
 
The latest offering from NCHA on CON Reform looks to increase the monopolistic hold hospitals have in North Carolina according to Senate Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham.
The latest offering from NCHA on CON Reform looks to increase the monopolistic hold hospitals have in North Carolina according to Senate Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham.
 
A lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID-related shutdown of N.C. bars continues to make its way through the N.C. Court of Appeals.
A lawsuit challenging Gov. Roy Cooper's COVID-related shutdown of N.C. bars continues to make its way through the N.C. Court of Appeals.
 
On Saturday Sept. 17, people from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand action from national leaders on the spike in fentanyl deaths.
On Saturday Sept. 17, people from around the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to demand action from national leaders on the spike in fentanyl deaths.
 
N.C. legislative leaders argue in a new court filing that supporters of felon voting have attacked the wrong state law in a suit now at the state Supreme Court.
N.C. legislative leaders argue in a new court filing that supporters of felon voting have attacked the wrong state law in a suit now at the state Supreme Court.
 
N.C. State Budget Director Charlie Perusse will retire Nov. 1 after serving in the role for Democratic Governors Mike Easley, Bev Perdue, and now Roy Cooper. Cooper announced on Monday that Perusse’s successor will be Deputy Budget Director Kristin Walker, who has served in her role since 2017.
N.C. State Budget Director Charlie Perusse will retire Nov. 1 after serving in the role for Democratic Governors Mike Easley, Bev Perdue, and now Roy Cooper. Cooper announced on Monday that Perusse’s successor will be Deputy Budget Director Kristin Walker, who has served in her role since 2017.
 
The state got $780 million for 2016's Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, yet some victims remain homeless.
The state got $780 million for 2016's Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, yet some victims remain homeless.
 
Conservative, progressive, and libertarian scholars recommend a constitutional amendment that would end lifetime appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Conservative, progressive, and libertarian scholars recommend a constitutional amendment that would end lifetime appointments to the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
The N.C. Court of Appeals has granted a temporary stay in the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation's challenge of state animal waste regulations.
The N.C. Court of Appeals has granted a temporary stay in the N.C. Farm Bureau Federation's challenge of state animal waste regulations.
 
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the U.S. Army’s recommendation that soldiers consider applying for food stamps to help them fight inflation.
Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the U.S. Army’s recommendation that soldiers consider applying for food stamps to help them fight inflation.
 
A parent in Chatham County is claiming that a local public school teacher “bullied” his daughter for her Christian faith.
A parent in Chatham County is claiming that a local public school teacher “bullied” his daughter for her Christian faith.
 
Hurricane Recovery in South Carolina far surpasses that in North Carolina.
Hurricane Recovery in South Carolina far surpasses that in North Carolina.
 
As the North Carolina General Assembly plans to return to Raleigh Tuesday, The N.C. Healthcare Association has indicated a potential break in the standoff over certificate-of-need reform. Disagreements involving CON have helped block a deal for Medicaid expansion.
As the North Carolina General Assembly plans to return to Raleigh Tuesday, The N.C. Healthcare Association has indicated a potential break in the standoff over certificate-of-need reform. Disagreements involving CON have helped block a deal for Medicaid expansion.
 
Getting Ted Budd to the U.S. Senate appears to be a top priority for national Republicans. In campaign spending reports out Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Senate Leadership Fund PAC spent more than $3.4 million in ads for the North Carolina congressman this week.
Getting Ted Budd to the U.S. Senate appears to be a top priority for national Republicans. In campaign spending reports out Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Senate Leadership Fund PAC spent more than $3.4 million in ads for the North Carolina congressman this week.
 
On Sept. 9, the UNC Chapel Hill Faculty Council met and approved a resolution entitled “On the Right and Duty of Faculty Members to Speak Freely and the Duty of the University to Protect Faculty Speech.”
On Sept. 9, the UNC Chapel Hill Faculty Council met and approved a resolution entitled “On the Right and Duty of Faculty Members to Speak Freely and the Duty of the University to Protect Faculty Speech.”
 
Beginning with 11 students in 1997, the homeschool curriculum Classical Conversations now has over 140,000 students enrolled across 50 countries.
Beginning with 11 students in 1997, the homeschool curriculum Classical Conversations now has over 140,000 students enrolled across 50 countries.
 
Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, discusses a new charter school proposed for Garner. The Wake County Public School System opposes the school. Stoops offered these comments during a Sept. 14, 2022, report on WRAL.
Dr. Terry Stoops, director of the Center for Effective Education at the John Locke Foundation, discusses a new charter school proposed for Garner. The Wake County Public School System opposes the school. Stoops offered these comments during a Sept. 14, 2022, report on WRAL.
 
According to the Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy’s annual Religious Liberty in the States index, North Carolina is ranked 30th of 50.
According to the Center for Religion, Culture, and Democracy’s annual Religious Liberty in the States index, North Carolina is ranked 30th of 50.
 
The N.C. attorney general is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case involving disputed premiums for government retirees on the State Health Plan.
The N.C. attorney general is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case involving disputed premiums for government retirees on the State Health Plan.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Oct. 3 in a case involving voter ID, followed by an Oct. 4 hearing on disputed statewide election maps.
The N.C. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Oct. 3 in a case involving voter ID, followed by an Oct. 4 hearing on disputed statewide election maps.
 
The North Carolina Council of State meets once a month to deliver updates on state agencies. The council is made up of ten elected leaders of departments within the executive branch, plus the Governor, Lt. Governor, the Secretary of State, the State Treasurer, and the State Auditor.
The North Carolina Council of State meets once a month to deliver updates on state agencies. The council is made up of ten elected leaders of departments within the executive branch, plus the Governor, Lt. Governor, the Secretary of State, the State Treasurer, and the State Auditor.
 
The N.C. health and human services secretary is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling against him. It involves the 2020 shutdown of Ace Speedway in Alamance County.
The N.C. health and human services secretary is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a ruling against him. It involves the 2020 shutdown of Ace Speedway in Alamance County.
 
A Brunswick County charter school operator is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's decision to strike down the school's student dress code.
A Brunswick County charter school operator is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court's decision to strike down the school's student dress code.
 
A lawsuit filed by The Republican National Committee, the N.C. Republican Party, and Clay County GOP Chair Barbara Deas over state election rules comes just as early voting by mail began Thursday, Sept. 8.
A lawsuit filed by The Republican National Committee, the N.C. Republican Party, and Clay County GOP Chair Barbara Deas over state election rules comes just as early voting by mail began Thursday, Sept. 8.
 
The N.C. Supreme Court split along party lines, 4-3, in agreeing to hear a challenge against the state's voter ID law in October.
The N.C. Supreme Court split along party lines, 4-3, in agreeing to hear a challenge against the state's voter ID law in October.
 
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