Saturday, September 25, 2021






GOP Lawmakers Blast Elections Director For ‘Secret Settlement’

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By David BassCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Republican lawmakers grilled State Board of Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell over her handling of the 2020...

Cooper’s Budget Proposal Pushes For More Spending, Medicaid Expansion

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper introduced a $55.9 billion budget proposal on Wednesday, March 24, that includes many of...

NC Lawmakers File ‘No Veteran Left Behind Act’

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By John Trump Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — A bill introduced by House Majority Leader John Bell, R-Wayne, is meant to help improve...

Bill Would Require That Absentee Ballots Be Turned In Sooner

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By Johnny KampisCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — New legislation filed in the General Assembly would reduce the time voters have to turn in their absentee ballots,...

As Vaccinations Rise, Cooper Further Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

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By John TrumpCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper is further easing restrictions on state residents and businesses that began one year ago because of...

General Assembly To Consider Bill To Protect Women’s Sports

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — The General Assembly will soon consider a bill that seeks to protect women’s sports by preventing boys and men...

Let’s Head Off Labor Shortages

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By John Hood RALEIGH — It may sound preposterous at the moment, with North Carolina’s unemployment rate still significantly above its pre-COVID rate, but...

Gov. Announces NC Will Relax Some COVID Restrictions

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State’s trends continue to move in the right direction and key indicators used to inform decisions throughout the pandemic remain stableAs North Carolina’s trends...

Freshman Rep Takes Up Decade-Long Push For Mountain College

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By Andrew DunnCarolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — On a road map, you’ll find Tri-County Community College in the far western corner of North Carolina. If you look...

Bill Would Give $1,000 Tax Credit For Each Homeschooled Child

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By David Bass Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Interest in homeschooling has surged in North Carolina during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Republican lawmakers in the state Senate...