Jessica Baucom


McCrory and Cooper hold first debate

Pat McCrory, incumbent Republican governor, and Roy Cooper, current Democratic Attorney General, faced off this Friday in the first debate of many before the approaching 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial election in November.

Coal ash bill at standstill

A week after Governor Pat McCrory vetoed Senate Bill 71, legislators and environmentalists remain in conflict over how to best manage coal ash pollution in North Carolina.