RALEIGH — Chances that a budget standoff between Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper will be resolved soon appear small enough that GOP legislators are looking to spend more funds to keep state government humming, then possibly go home. Negotiations between Cooper and GOP lawmakers on a compromise have gone nowhere since June 28, when Cooper vetoed the two-year budget bill drawn up by Republicans. The focus of negotiations has been on whether the state should expand Medicaid to hundreds of thousands more low-income adults, which Cooper and his allies want.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump signed a measure on Tuesday directing regulators to review an Obama administration regulation that expanded the number of federally protected waterways, a senior White House official said. Trump’s order […]
ATLANTA Delta Air Lines flights gradually began taking off again Monday after computer systems crashed, causing planes to be grounded and leaving passengers of one of the world’s largest carriers stranded at airports around […]
CHARLOTTE Having been at the genesis of the now infamous House Bill 2 after its city council passed sweeping open ended changes to anti-discrimination ordinances, Charlotte drew the attention of state lawmakers again this […]