By Steve Doty | 08/19/14 01:11 PM
A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 02:43 PM
Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.
By Gary D. Robertson | 08/18/14 09:03 AM
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...
08/13/14 01:32 PM
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...
08/13/14 11:30 AM
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...
08/12/14 02:54 PM
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...
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 11:10 AM
The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.
By Byron York | 08/11/14 09:33 AM
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...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/06/14 07:49 PM
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.
By Sean Lengell | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
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.
08/05/14 10:14 AM
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...
By Associated Press | 08/05/14 08:33 AM
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.
08/01/14 05:01 AM
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...
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/26/14 10:00 PM
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.
07/22/14 02:48 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Thursday that North Carolina will share in a $7.3 million multi-state settlement with Astellas Pharma to resolve allegations of Medicaid fraud. Cooper Astellas Pharma allegedly marketed the antibiotic...
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