A bill that lays the groundwork for a private nonprofit corporation to take over many economic development duties of North Carolina's Commerce Department has cleared a hurdle at the legislature.
A drive to raise North Carolina's top speed limit to 75 mph moved ahead Tuesday after a House committee recommended a Senate bill despite warnings by legislators that higher speeds will mean more casualties.
A bill requiring North Carolina state workers to check the criminal history of welfare and food stamp recipients has passed a Senate panel.
The North Carolina Senate is set to pass tax overhaul legislation that gradually repeals corporate taxes and lowers individual income rates.
On Monday, the Spindale Board of Commissioners adopted the town budget for the 2013-14 fiscal year, totaling $3,793,631.
With no tax increase or fee increases for its residents, Forest City Town Council unanimously adopted its 2013-14 fiscal year proposed $29,838,899 budget during the regular business meeting Monday night.
The chairman of North Carolina's Democratic Party and four current or former party leaders are resolving their dispute.
Gov. Pat McCrory says he's unsure if he and legislative leaders can agree on a final North Carolina state government budget before the new fiscal year begins in about two weeks.
The North Carolina House has voted to repeal public financing for political parties through state tax returns.
A protest led by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP led to the arrests of more than 80 people Monday at the state legislature in the seventh installment of the civil rights group's near-weekly demonstrations.
Former North Carolina Gov. Jim Holshouser has died.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina rode President Barack Obama's coattails in 2008, winning a seat Republicans had held for nearly four decades.
State officials are touting a U.S. Department of Commerce report that ranks South Carolina's economy as the 12th fastest growing in the nation.
A new transportation funding model intended to direct more money to higher-impact projects in North Carolina has been tentatively approved by the state Senate.
The North Carolina House has completed debate on its version of the state government budget for the next two years.
A chief architect of a North Carolina tax overhaul plan that's been rejected by other Senate Republicans and the governor said Thursday that he has resigned as co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.
Over the last two months, hundreds of protesters have walked out of North Carolina's capitol in handcuffs to oppose policies by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.
Backers of far-reaching immigration legislation are turning their attention to courting support and counting votes after the Senate pushed the contentious bill over early procedural hurdles.
Revelations of massive government collections of Americans' phone and email records have reinvigorated an odd-couple political alliance of the far left and right.
A North Carolina state government budget penned by House Republicans remains largely intact after seven hours of committee debate that considered more than 40 amendments.
The head of the North Carolina Democratic Party has refused to respond directly to criticism about him from the party's No. 2 leader as the first vice-chair announced her resignation.
The North Carolina Senate is expanding on a House bill that opens new areas for concealed-permit holders to carry or store weapons in the state.
When you hear about the Rutherford County budget being flat, it can be somewhat misleading.
The North Carolina House is taking a more cautious approach to opening the state for oil extraction.