POLITICS


9/7/2017 8:43pm

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein has joined 15 other attorney generals in suing President Trump over his repeal of DACA.

N.C. Attorney General sues Trump over DACA

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein joined 15 other state attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival grantees on Wednesday. This lawsuit comes on the heels of the Donald Trump administration’s announcement to end DACA Tuesday. 


9/5/2017 12:52pm

President Donald Trump spoke in the Greensboro Coliseum in June of 2016.

Trump administration ends DACA protections

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced the end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — an Obama-era executive action that shields young, undocumented immigrants from deportation.  


8/24/2017 10:51pm

Executive Director of Cure HTT, Marianne S. Clancy, presents Congressman David Price an award on behalf of Cure HTT in August for his work in passing legislation on behalf of those affected by the genetic disease. Price, along with Gov. Roy Cooper, opposed the the proposed Republican health care bill. 

Rep. David Price accepts award for HHT funding

 Charity workers, a congressperson, UNC researchers, and patients afflicted by a rare disease all gathered in the Carolina Club on Thursday evening to celebrate a grant from the Center for Disease Control to help combat HHT.  


7/11/2017 10:02pm

North Carolina's historic tobacco industry still carries modern influence.

Tobacco, an industry "addicted to its profits"

Tobacco companies don’t necessarily have the same influence they did decades ago in the North Carolina, but they still have an important voice in legislation and contribute hundreds of thousands of dollars to political campaigns, aiding politicians into office and continuing their cycle of influence in public health policy.