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Two Republican lawmakers poised to take over key House committees in the new year vowed Thursday to investigate President Joe Biden‘s potential involvement in the shady business schemes exposed on his son’s abandoned laptop.
Two Republican lawmakers poised to take over key House committees in the new year vowed Thursday to investigate President Joe Biden‘s potential involvement in the shady business schemes exposed on his son’s abandoned laptop.
 
A number of Republican lawmakers are calling for leadership changes in the House of Representatives and the Senate after a widely forecasted red wave failed to materialize.
A number of Republican lawmakers are calling for leadership changes in the House of Representatives and the Senate after a widely forecasted red wave failed to materialize.
 
Groups opposing N.C. lawmakers' arguments in the Moore v. Harper redistricting case have filed at least 40 amicus briefs at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Groups opposing N.C. lawmakers' arguments in the Moore v. Harper redistricting case have filed at least 40 amicus briefs at the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
In the 2021 state budget, lawmakers combined the state's two school-choice grants for special needs students into one program.
In the 2021 state budget, lawmakers combined the state's two school-choice grants for special needs students into one program.
 
Republican lawmakers across seven states signaled in a Wednesday letter reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation that they would inflict repercussions on medical facilities that perform so-called ‘gender-affirming care’ on children.
Republican lawmakers across seven states signaled in a Wednesday letter reviewed by the Daily Caller News Foundation that they would inflict repercussions on medical facilities that perform so-called ‘gender-affirming care’ on children.
 
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.
 
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) vowed Wednesday that lawmakers would hold a vote to codify same-sex marriage in the coming weeks ahead of the midterm elections in November.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) vowed Wednesday that lawmakers would hold a vote to codify same-sex marriage in the coming weeks ahead of the midterm elections in November.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Thirteen states have filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting N.C. lawmakers' arguments in a redistricting case at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Thirteen states have filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting N.C. lawmakers' arguments in a redistricting case at the U.S. Supreme Court.
 
FBI agents were barred by their bosses from investigating Hunter Biden’s damning laptop ahead of the 2020 election, according to whistleblowers who spoke to a GOP lawmaker.
FBI agents were barred by their bosses from investigating Hunter Biden’s damning laptop ahead of the 2020 election, according to whistleblowers who spoke to a GOP lawmaker.
 
Republican lawmakers are demanding more accountability over the billions of dollars of aid sent to Ukraine following a report stating that some of the aid was not making it to its intended destination.
Republican lawmakers are demanding more accountability over the billions of dollars of aid sent to Ukraine following a report stating that some of the aid was not making it to its intended destination.
 
Fifty-three U.S. lawmakers, all Republicans, signed onto a letter this week from former White House physician Ronny Jackson, who served in the role under the Obama and Trump administrations, demanding that Democrat President Joe Biden take a cognitive exam and immediately share the results
Fifty-three U.S. lawmakers, all Republicans, signed onto a letter this week from former White House physician Ronny Jackson, who served in the role under the Obama and Trump administrations, demanding that Democrat President Joe Biden take a cognitive exam and immediately share the results
 
Plaintiffs in North Carolina's election redistricting dispute object to the latest request from N.C. lawmakers, who want to dismiss their own state Supreme Court appeal.
Plaintiffs in North Carolina's election redistricting dispute object to the latest request from N.C. lawmakers, who want to dismiss their own state Supreme Court appeal.
 
State lawmakers have approved over $500 million in school safety funding since 2013, and Gov. Pat McCrory created the North Carolina Center for Safer Schools that year
State lawmakers have approved over $500 million in school safety funding since 2013, and Gov. Pat McCrory created the North Carolina Center for Safer Schools that year
 
"This is going to hit the little farms. If you don’t think this is going to hit them, you don’t know how economics work in agriculture.,” said Rep. Jeffrey McNeely, R-Iredell.
"This is going to hit the little farms. If you don’t think this is going to hit them, you don’t know how economics work in agriculture.,” said Rep. Jeffrey McNeely, R-Iredell.
 
A group of more than 100 GOP lawmakers co-signed a letter on Wednesday urging Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers and religious organizations as acts of domestic terrorism.
A group of more than 100 GOP lawmakers co-signed a letter on Wednesday urging Department of Justice (DOJ) Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate attacks on pro-life pregnancy centers and religious organizations as acts of domestic terrorism.
 
A blue state Republican lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives who signaled support for Democrat gun control in the wake of the last week’s tragedy in Texas has ended his reelection bid due to the intense backlash he has received for his anti-Second Amendment stance.
A blue state Republican lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives who signaled support for Democrat gun control in the wake of the last week’s tragedy in Texas has ended his reelection bid due to the intense backlash he has received for his anti-Second Amendment stance.
 
Raleigh, NC – This week, state House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) filed HB 1001, Uniformed Civil Service Act, to provide employment protections for members of the North Carolina Civil Air Patrol
Raleigh, NC – This week, state House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) filed HB 1001, Uniformed Civil Service Act, to provide employment protections for members of the North Carolina Civil Air Patrol
 
When lawmakers return to Raleigh May 18th for the “short” session they will be greeted by good news.
When lawmakers return to Raleigh May 18th for the “short” session they will be greeted by good news.
 
Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill this week banning the federal government from being able to buy crack pipes, and appear to have taken a shot at Democrat President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, who was an admitted crack addict, with the name the bill was given.
Republican lawmakers have introduced a bill this week banning the federal government from being able to buy crack pipes, and appear to have taken a shot at Democrat President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, who was an admitted crack addict, with the name the bill was given.
 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky privately told lawmakers recently that the agency has no plans to relax school mask guidance.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky privately told lawmakers recently that the agency has no plans to relax school mask guidance.
 
Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it’s time to cut off Russian oil.
Even though gas prices now surpass $5 a gallon in many areas of the country, $4.13 in North Carolina, leaders from both sides of the aisle agree it’s time to cut off Russian oil.
 
N.C. House, Senate Urge Congress to Change Law so State Pensions Can Recover Losses from Russia
 
While state lawmakers urge the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the 2022 N.C. Congressional maps, filing in the map’s district races is over, for now.
While state lawmakers urge the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in the 2022 N.C. Congressional maps, filing in the map’s district races is over, for now.
 
State lawmakers defending their latest election maps are urging a three-judge panel to avoid conducting a “beauty contest” over competing plans.
State lawmakers defending their latest election maps are urging a three-judge panel to avoid conducting a “beauty contest” over competing plans.
 
Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday, Feb.17, called for an end to local mask mandates for schools and local governments, though state lawmakers are seemingly forcing his hand.
Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday, Feb.17, called for an end to local mask mandates for schools and local governments, though state lawmakers are seemingly forcing his hand.
 
British counter terrorism law enforcement officials declared the murder of British lawmaker Sir David Amess an act of terrorism on Friday night, hours after he was stabbed to death.
British counter terrorism law enforcement officials declared the murder of British lawmaker Sir David Amess an act of terrorism on Friday night, hours after he was stabbed to death.
 
Model legislation proposed by a higher-education reform group in North Carolina would prohibit political and ideological litmus tests in hiring decisions for public K-12 schools and public universities.
Model legislation proposed by a higher-education reform group in North Carolina would prohibit political and ideological litmus tests in hiring decisions for public K-12 schools and public universities.
 
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.
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.
 
Three Republican lawmakers are questioning the legality and affordability of Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest executive action on clean energy, including how to pay for bridge and road repairs if electric vehicles replace gas-powered vehicles.
Three Republican lawmakers are questioning the legality and affordability of Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest executive action on clean energy, including how to pay for bridge and road repairs if electric vehicles replace gas-powered vehicles.
 
Before agreeing to a schedule for adjourning this year’s legislative work, state lawmakers rejected one final push from Democrats to consider Medicaid expansion.
Before agreeing to a schedule for adjourning this year’s legislative work, state lawmakers rejected one final push from Democrats to consider Medicaid expansion.
 
With his state of emergency declaration now surpassing 600 days, Governor Cooper vetoed House Bill 264, the Emergency Powers Accountability Act, which seeks to strengthen and clarify current emergency management laws to restore checks and balances over the governor’s executive powers.
With his state of emergency declaration now surpassing 600 days, Governor Cooper vetoed House Bill 264, the Emergency Powers Accountability Act, which seeks to strengthen and clarify current emergency management laws to restore checks and balances over the governor’s executive powers.
 
The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is facing fresh calls for an investigation on its federally funded research on fetal tissue, after information surfaced that many say is troubling.
The University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) is facing fresh calls for an investigation on its federally funded research on fetal tissue, after information surfaced that many say is troubling.
 
The General Assembly may allocate hundreds of millions in federal relief toward closing the digital divide this session
The General Assembly may allocate hundreds of millions in federal relief toward closing the digital divide this session
 
A panel of experts on Tuesday told Republicans on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis that they are convinced COVID-19 originated in a lab in Wuhan, China.
A panel of experts on Tuesday told Republicans on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis that they are convinced COVID-19 originated in a lab in Wuhan, China.
 
Legislators in both the N.C. House and Senate took a short break from pressing business today to mark the 91st birthday of Thomas Sowell.
Legislators in both the N.C. House and Senate took a short break from pressing business today to mark the 91st birthday of Thomas Sowell.
 
State Representatives Pat McElraft (R-Carteret) and Dr. Kristin Baker (R-Cabarrus) are calling on Governor Roy Cooper to sign the Human Life Non-Discrimination Act (House Bill 453)
State Representatives Pat McElraft (R-Carteret) and Dr. Kristin Baker (R-Cabarrus) are calling on Governor Roy Cooper to sign the Human Life Non-Discrimination Act (House Bill 453)
 
Delayed census results mean candidates would not get a shot to file and campaign in new districts
Delayed census results mean candidates would not get a shot to file and campaign in new districts
 
The judge in the ongoing Leandro school funding case has signed an order that attempts to compel the General Assembly to fund the components of the Comprehensive Remedial Plan agreed to by both the defendants and plaintiffs in the case last year.
The judge in the ongoing Leandro school funding case has signed an order that attempts to compel the General Assembly to fund the components of the Comprehensive Remedial Plan agreed to by both the defendants and plaintiffs in the case last year.
 
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