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Rouzer has cash lead in NC7 race over Barfield, Casteen

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Former state Senator David Rouzer has a wide advantage over the other two candidates in the race for the 7th Congressional District race in North Carolina. 

Senate committee approves coal ash bill despite Duke Energy objections

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A state Senate committee on Tuesday gave approval to a coal ash bill mandating clean up deadlines for Duke Energy's coal ash ponds across North Carolina. Click the link inside the story to read the text of the bill.

NC House budget gets money to Eugenics victims sooner than expected

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A proposal inside the state House spending plan could bring compensation to victims of North Carolina's Eugenics program months earlier than they expected. The proposal could free up funding as early as October of 2014, instead of waiting until July of 2015. Click on the link inside this story to read the full proposal.

Teacher raises included in NC House $21 billion spending plan

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Members of the state House on Tuesday introduced a $21 billion budget proposal Tuesday morning, which increases teacher pay but includes no mention of film incentives, which are set to run out at the end of the year. Click on the link inside the story to see the entire proposal.

Anti-Tillis ad taped during primary election night party

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The first post-primary political ad of the Senate campaign in North Carolina appears as if it was taped while GOP candidate Thom Tillis was giving his victory address.

NC7 candidates release fundraising totals for 1st quarter

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Seventh Congressional GOP candidates David Rouzer and Woody White are trumpeting their fundraising efforts as their primary campaigns head toward the May 6 primary election.

Legislative analysts say film-industry study is incorrect

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A preliminary review from analysts at the N.C. General Assembly claims a film-industry sponsored report released last week incorrectly concluded that the state's film incentives create positive returns.

Check your lawmaker's effectiveness, attendance and voting record

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The North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research used several parameters to rank the most effective members of the state House and Senate for their work done in the 2013 session.

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