State lawmakers are urging the Winston-Salem City Council to drop its pursuit of a “Welcoming City” resolution. Council members have been told by local representatives to “bury” the proposal.
11:33am Mar 30, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
4:17pm Mar 28, 2017Economy Economy Politics & Government Sports
A deadline appears to have been set by the NCAA in the House Bill 2 controversy.
11:27am Mar 27, 2017Economy Economy Politics & Government
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
5:51pm Mar 23, 2017Sports Sports
The NCAA will start deciding on locations for its upcoming championships next week and has indicated it will leave North Carolina out of that process if the state hasn't changed a law that limits LGBT rights by that time.
3:04pm Mar 23, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
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, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
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.
4:41pm Mar 22, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
North Carolina’s GOP-controlled House voted Wednesday to override Democratic Governor Roy Cooper's veto of a Republican measure.
4:54pm Mar 21, 2017Education Education
Some North Carolina legislators are advancing a bill that would eliminate more standardized exams for public school students.
9:04am Mar 20, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
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, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
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, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
Proposed legislation designed to penalize local governments that restrict enforcement of federal immigration laws has been expanded.
5:16pm Mar 03, 2017Politics & Government Politics & Government
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