More North Carolina Articles

  • VIDEO: Kay Hagan leads challenger Thom Tillis in North Carolina Senate race

    A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.

  • Regulatory robbery: Dentists lobby to stop beauticians from whitening customers' teeth

    Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.

  • North Carolina session marked by coal ash, teacher pay, length

    The 2013-14 General Assembly will be marked in North Carolina's history books as the first in more than 140 years in which the legislative and executive branches were simultaneously under Republican control. It ushered in a rightward shift in state government philosophy on taxes, education and...

  • N.C. governor signs patent troll bill into law

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Among the more than a dozen bills North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory signed into law last week, one takes aim at so-called “patent trolls.” The “Abusive Patent Assertions Act,” an article within Senate Bill 648, attempts to “strike a balance” between the...

  • Senate Dems' campaign arms starts $9M ad buy in NC

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Senate hopeful Thom Tillis cut $500 million in funding for North Carolina schools while giving tax breaks to his rich friends, the campaign arm for Senate Democrats said Wednesday, in the first piece of a $9.1 million ad campaign set to stay on the airwaves through...

  • N.C. AG says Pa. fracking company illegally soliciting leases

    Cooper RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper’s office recently wrote a letter to an out-of-state fracking company that allegedly engaged in the improper solicitation of fracking leases. The Pennsylvania-based Crimson Holdings allegedly tried...

  • VIDEO: Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis tied in new North Carolina poll

    The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.

  • North Carolina's nondescript, virtually unnoticed, hugely important Senate race

    Thom Tillis thought his last day as speaker of the North Carolina House would be weeks ago, after which he would devote all his energies to running for the U.S. Senate. Instead, on Saturday morning, Tillis stood gavel in hand in the state House chamber, presiding over the passage of a budget that...

  • This senator is now facing the same attack lines she used in 2008

    Some of the attack lines Sen. Kay Hagan is hearing this fall may sound familiar. She used them herself against her opponent six years ago.

  • Gay marriage bans undergo scrutiny in four states

    Gay marriage bans in four states will be significantly tested Wednesday when a three-judge panel will hear arguments on challenges to the laws -- the latest in a slew of lawsuits against similar laws nationwide since last summer.

  • TRO entered against Carolina Energy Green Solutions

    RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced a temporary restraining order on Friday against a Greensboro utility company that allegedly made false promises to seniors. Cooper sued Carolina Energy Green Solutions; William Berkelhammer, the...

  • North Carolina legislature in limbo without adjournment plan

    The North Carolina House and Senate spent weeks this summer unable to agree on a state budget. Now their inability to agree on how to adjourn could leave this year's session in more confusion.

  • Coal ash bill in limbo after NC Senate adjourns

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate adjourned early Friday morning without finalizing a bill requiring Duke Energy to clean up its leaky coal ash dumps across the state. Senate leaders sent their bill back to committee before heading home, nearly six months after a spill at a Duke...

  • Export-Import Bank fan Kay Hagan claims Thom Tillis defends corporate welfare

    Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.

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