General Assembly Headlines

  • Judges rule North Carolina elections board unconstitutional

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Changes made to North Carolina's elections board over the last year were unconstitutional, but the board can remain in place through the November elections, a three-judge panel ruled Tuesday. The 2-1 decision agrees with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's argument that the Republican-controlled General Assembly went too ...

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  • Now voters have a chance to protect – or protest – the Republican tax-cut agenda

    Republicans in the state legislature have steadily cut taxes since they took over seven years ago, winning the praise of lean-government advocates across the country. They credit their tax policies … Click to Continue

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  • How the US Can Block Abortion and 'Hate Speech' Activism at the UN

    With another session of the United Nations General Assembly underway, the U.S. has a number of opportunities to advance U.S. interests and to protect life... Read More The post How the US Can Block Abortion and ‘Hate Speech’ Activism at the UN appeared first on The Daily Signal.

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  • Legislators rejected this NC school board nominee. So the governor appointed him.

    North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appointed three people to fill vacant seats on the State Board of Education. JB Buxton joins the board after his nomination for a different seat on the group was rejected by Republican legislators.

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  • Hurricane Florence disaster relief plan includes help for schools

    State lawmakers on Tuesday began crafting disaster-relief legislation aimed at quickly moving millions of dollars to ensure compensation for school employees and allow schools to waive up to 20 school … Click to Continue

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  • The Latest: At UN, Nicaragua denounced attempted 'coup'

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Nicaragua's foreign minister says his country has resisted an "attempted coup d'etat" and "has once again won peace, fraternal coexistence and the progressive return of normal daily life." Denis Moncada Colindres was referring ...

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