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.
RALEIGH North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has joined 15 states in a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries that are considered terrorist beds. Stein filed […]
RALEIGH — The Republican super majority in the N.C House and Senate returned to Raleigh on Tuesday with issues like voter ID and hurricane relief high on the agenda. The voter ID amendment, recently approved […]
ARCHDALE, N.C. Four North Carolina police officers have been cleared in the fatal shooting of a man last year, according to a local prosecutor, a decision that comes amid a U.S. debate over use […]