The bill will increase spending for the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and the Federal Work-Study Program, among other increases.
Voters, new precedents will be in place by the time you march to polls this fall. For the first time in state history, there will be a Democrat on the ballot for all 170 legislative seats up for election in November.
Partisan primaries, GenX, school funding, and the state's elections and ethics board were topics of discussion this week in the North Carolina General Assembly.
North Carolina may see a wave of Democratic support in 2018 midterm elections, according to a survey conducted by Hart Research Associates.
Last week, the American Red Cross issued a statement asking for blood and platelet donations of all blood types in response to a nationwide shortage.
On Monday, a conservative think tank in Raleigh asked its supporters to think twice about making charitable donations on Giving Tuesday, calling it a “leftist idea.”
Last week, Democrat Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie in the highly publicized Virginia gubernatorial race — an important victory for Democrats heading into the 2018 midterm elections.
On Oct. 17, North Carolina House Republicans overturned N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 656 — part of which cancels the primaries for North Carolina’s upcoming judicial elections.
Several troopers within the State Highway Patrol may not live close to the county in which they work, according to a recent report by the Office of the State Auditor.