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As Expected, NC Governor Signs Budget Bill

Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday signed a state government budget bill that had been expected on his desk at least five weeks ago, giving teachers and state employees significant raises for the first time in several years.

08/07/2014

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McCrory Signs 4 Bills Into NC Law

Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a bill laying out the activities students and staff can perform while exercising their constitutional rights for religious expression and prayer in North Carolina’s public schools.

06/19/2014

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U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan Introducing Bill To Help Historically Black Colleges

U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is introducing a bill to strengthen the nation’s historically black colleges and universities.

05/14/2014

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SC Towns And Counties Spur State To Ban Texting

A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective.

04/19/2014

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Governor Signs Bill Requiring To Install More DUI Device Locks On Cars

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law Monday a bill requiring more people convicted of driving under the influence to install a device that won’t let their vehicles start if the drivers have been drinking.

04/15/2014

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Bill Says Teacher Layoffs Can’t Be Seniority-Based

Teachers’ seniority must be downplayed in layoff decisions during budget cuts under a bill advancing in the South Carolina Senate.

04/03/2014

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New ‘Tax And Tag’ Together Program Begins Sept. 1

North Carolina motorists are going to have to pay their vehicle property tax and registration bill at the same time if they want to get their tags.

08/30/2013

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N.C. Lawmakers To Tweak Law Cutting Jobless Benefits

North Carolina lawmakers plan to make some changes in a new law that cuts unemployment benefits after the U.S. Labor Department pointed out some parts of the law that do not comply with federal regulations.

07/15/2013

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NC Bill Requires Teaching Students That Abortions Linked To Later Premature Births

A bill requiring North Carolina educators to teach that abortions are linked to later premature births is headed to a state House committee.

CBS Charlotte–06/25/2013

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Tesla To Demonstrate Car Outside NC Legislature

Tesla Motors wants to show North Carolina residents why the company opposes a bill in the General Assembly that effectively blocks the Internet seller from doing business.

05/22/2013

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