Tag: General Assembly

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More Mini-Budgets

Lawmakers spent Tuesday, Oct. 8, advancing four mini-budget plans as the budget veto stalemate drags on into another month.  Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed the $24 billion budget June 28. The N.C. House overrode the veto, but the Senate has yet ...
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One Is The Loneliest Number

If there’s an October surprise at the North Carolina legislature this month, it won’t be a budget veto override vote in the Senate. The surprise budget override vote in the House on Sept. 11 when many Democrats were absent drew ...
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Former Democratic State Rep Indicted

A grand jury Monday indicted former Democratic Rep. Rodney Moore on nine counts of making false statements to investigators who found that he failed to report more than $141,000 in campaign contributions and expenditures.
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Democrats Call For Republican State Rep. To Resign

A North Carolina legislator is facing calls to resign following accusations that he harassed his wife.
Morning CallTyler Cralle

MORNING CALL: A Kinder, Gentler GOP

The new General Assembly in 2019 will not only look different, but it could also act differently. The N&O’s Colin Campbell noticed the lack of fireworks during the recent lame-duck session, “Their lame-duck session has been lacking the fireworks I’d expected ...
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Ep. 17 – Alex Jones’ Bandwidth

Is Omarosa running for president? Will the world end in 22 years? Is your week going as bad as the NC Legislature? Was Buncombe County horsing around with tax dollars? Kevin and Tyler answer these heavy questions and more on ...
BlogTyler Cralle

You Get A Lawsuit And You Get A Lawsuit…

Lawsuits where abound in Raleigh yesterday in response to The General Assembly’s overrides of two vetos from Governor Cooper last week.  First up we have the NAACP and Clean Air Carolina suing over 4 of the 6 constitutional amendments…http://bit.ly/2vKpib9 The ...
BlogTyler Cralle

Two Veto Overrides & A Lawsuit

On Saturday the General Assembly convened for a very short special session to override two of Governor Cooper’s from last week.  Not surprisingly, they were successful…http://bit.ly/2vH3soW The Republican-led General Assembly wasted no time Saturday, Aug. 4, batting down a pair of Democratic ...
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Special Sessions & Constitutional Amendments

The GOP lead General Assembly convened in Raleigh today for a short session to deal with the constitutional amendments on the ballot in November… State lawmakers opted for simplicity Tuesday in deciding how to label six proposed constitutional amendments on ...