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  • 11:44am Apr 07, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    House OKs Elections, Ethics Rewrite; Cooper Threatens Veto

    The North Carolina House voted along party lines Thursday to retool a Republican law struck down by a court that combined elections and ethics duties into one board, which its chief proponent says

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 9:05pm Mar 13, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    In His First 'State Of The State,' Cooper Calls Again For HB2 Repeal

    Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper urged lawmakers gathered Monday night to repeal the state's "bathroom bill" very soon, saying the law is "the dark cloud hanging over our state of promise" by harming North Carolina's economy and reputation.

  • 11:22pm Feb 26, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    HB2 Changes Could Get ACC Games Back In NC

    Atlantic Coast Conference officials say they are encouraged by the filing of bipartisan legislation to change the state’s so-called “bathroom bill” also known as HB2.

  • 12:20pm Feb 14, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Cooper Proposes New Deal To Repeal House Bill 2

    North Carolina Democratic Governor Roy Cooper proposed Tuesday what he called a compromise to repeal the state's so-called bathroom bill, saying a new measure is designed to allay fears over public

  • 12:09pm Feb 08, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Court Blocks Measure That Strips Cooper Of Powers

    A North Carolina court has temporarily blocked a state law passed by the GOP-controlled legislature that strips the Democratic governor of his some of his powers.

  • 4:59pm Jan 04, 2017
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Despite State Law, Cooper Says He Wants to Expand Medicaid

    Governor Roy Cooper said Wednesday he wants to immediately expand Medicaid coverage in North Carolina, even though state law prohibits him from doing so.