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Teacher pay could be a winning issue for McCrory

Gov. Pat McCrory has recently begun discussing increasing teacher pay for certain teachers, which may be a way for him to improve his approval rating. A study by Public Policy Polling released this week shows his approval rating dropped to 37 percent in the past month.

Hagan inserts N.C. politics into unemployment debate

As the Senate continues to unemployment benefits, Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., is including a provision to restore the state’s benefits. Federal unemployment insurance expired on December 28, 2013 and the Senate is currently debating a bill to extend benefits. North Carolina lost its federal unemployment benefits after the N.C.

Carolina Capitol Roundup: Jan. 6-10

Obama will be in the Raleigh-Durham area next week, former N.C. Congressman became the director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Clay Aiken is considering running for Congress.

Carolina Capitol Roundup: Jan. 6-10

Obama to be in Raleigh next week A White House source said President Obama will be holding an event on the economy in Raleigh Wednesday. Obama lost North Carolina in the 2012 presidential election

McCrory goes national despite tumbling approval

Gov. Pat McCrory has recently been trying to increase his national profile despite facing political difficulties at home. Last week, McCrory hosted a Q&A at Facebook’s headquarters and visited Google’s headquarters to promote job creation in North Carolina.

Carolina Capitol Roundup: Nov. 4-8

This the first of a weekly installment at View from the Hill that will aggregate the most interesting news from Capitol Hill pertaining to North Carolina.

All About ASG

Staff Writer Lindsay Carbonell explains what exactly is the Association of Student Governments and why it matters

WATCH: ASG — An Animated Preview

Understanding student government is always important (they are, after all, addressing issues that directly affect you as a student) — but especially now. Because there is a vote this Friday, Nov. 8th that will gauge student opinion about whether or not UNC-Chapel Hill should stay in ASG. And how can you voice your opinion without first being informed?