NCGA

  • 11:27am Mar 27, 2017
    Economy Economy Politics & Government

    Associated Press: House Bill 2 To Cost North Carolina $3.76 Billion

    Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a

  • 3:04pm Mar 23, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    General Assembly Hands Cooper His First Veto Override

    The Republican-controlled North Carolina legislature on Thursday overrode Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that makes local judicial elections officially partisan races again.

  • 10:43am Mar 23, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Examining The Economics Of HB2 One Year Later

    The North Carolina law known as House Bill 2 is now one year old.

    Among other things, the measure restricts LGBT protections and directs which restrooms transgender people can use.

  • 9:04am Mar 20, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Court Tosses Some Laws Limiting Gov. Cooper's Powers

    A showdown between the legislature and Governor Roy Cooper over his executive powers ended in a split decision as a panel of state judges tried to reach a proper balance.

  • 5:23pm Mar 14, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Maneuver For HB2 Repeal Falls Short In North Carolina House

    The latest effort by Democrats at the North Carolina legislature to try to repeal the state's law limiting LGBT rights – commonly called the "bathroom bill" – has fallen short.

  • 5:23pm Mar 07, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Statehouse Committee Beefs Up Anti-'Sanctuary' Bill

    Proposed legislation designed to penalize local governments that restrict enforcement of federal immigration laws has been expanded.

  • 5:16pm Mar 03, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Statehouse Bill Proposes New Penalties For 'Economic Terrorism'

    A bill filed Thursday in the North Carolina General Assembly aims to curb what it calls “economic terrorism.” House Bill 249 would place new penalties on protesters who cause damage or disrupt busi