Good Morning, the average pay of a CEO went up 12.1 percent in 2014. The minimum wage in North Carolina has not changed since July 24, 2009.
48 Hours with Pat McCrory: The Governor testifies in support of offshore drilling, takes offense at the president and falls out of a chair in Durham.
Good Morning, happy taxify day. Elections & Politics • Sandbags as seawalls: New coastal legislation would allow for more widespread use of sandbags. Another bill would reclassify wetlands as dry. Read more. • Asheville City Council worries over tax proposal: The city could lose $3 million in revenue under a new sales tax plan. Read […]
Moral Monday lobby day: The movement returns to the legislature this week with its annual People’s Legislative Lobby Day. Read more.
Elections, Politics, & Policy:
The Charlotte Observer is out with a story this morning on Duke Energy's contributions to the Republican Governors Association confirming a new report … More
Good Morning, Oh Good God, the 2016 campaign has started already hasn't it? Elections & Politics • Another redistricting bill, another lawsuit: … More
Another standout bill among the hundreds filed in the past week would make graffiti violations a Class 1 misdemeanor and would make multiple … More
Good Morning, had your fill of pollen yet? Elections & Politics • GOP Pushing Solar: New legislation would open up further expansion of solar … More
Good Morning, hooray! Sports stuff! Elections & Politics • Local redistricting goes national: The NYT focuses on the legislature’s local … More
Part of a bill filed yesterday would allow farmworkers and other aliens who can establish that they are "lawfully present" in the state to apply for a … More