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Stories with organization: North Carolina State General Assembly
  • 2 sides argue impact of redistricting lawsuit on primaries 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 9:53 pm

    GREENSBORO, North Carolina - Attorneys representing the state and registered voters argued before a three-judge panel on Monday about the impact of a lawsuit filed over North Carolina's legislative district maps on the state's 2016 primaries.

  • Former North Carolina Senate leader Henson Barnes has died 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 6:15 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A former lawmaker who helped transform the North Carolina Senate's power structure has died. Henson P. Barnes was 81.

  • The Latest: Legislative panel backs McCrory refugee request 
    Updated: Nov-18-15 8:53 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The latest on a North Carolina General Assembly government oversight committee meeting Wednesday to discuss several issues, including some state prison maintenance contracts and decision by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors (All times local):

  • Prison contract meeting with McCrory points to donor limits 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 7:03 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A meeting Gov. Pat McCrory held with a campaign donor who was seeking to extend his company's state contracts highlights the need for a law to further limit giving by state vendors to campaigns, a government watchdog group said Tuesday.

  • Holloway successor to be youngest North Carolina lawmaker 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 6:53 pm

    DANBURY, North Carolina - The communications director for U.S. Rep. Mark Walker will soon be joining the North Carolina General Assembly.

  • House speaker amends campaign reports on credit card charges 
    Updated: Nov-10-15 3:09 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore's political committee has amended more than a dozen campaign finance reports since 2010 to provide additional details about tens of thousands of dollars in campaign expenses that Moore paid for using his personal credit card.

  • With Rucho's departure, state Rep. Bishop to run for Senate 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 11:59 am

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - One House term for state Rep. Dan Bishop of Charlotte is enough. Now he wants to move over to the North Carolina Senate.

  • Lawmakers plan meeting with prison contract players 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 6:47 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - North Carolina legislative leaders want to hear from key players in discussions over prison maintenance contracts which were renewed after a meeting Gov. Pat McCrory attended on the issue.

  • NC State Sen. Bob Rucho won't run for re-election 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 2:01 pm

    MATTHEWS, North Carolina - A leading Republican proponent of overhauling North Carolina's tax system and opening the state to fracking announced Thursday he won't seek re-election next year.

  • Correction: Obit-Coble story story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 10:42 am

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - In a story Nov. 4 about the death of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Coble won his initial 1984 congressional race by 79 votes. Coble won in 1984 by about 2,700 votes, according to election results. The 79-vote margin occurred in 1986.

  • Former US Rep. Coble dies at age 84, served for 30 years story has photos
    Updated: Nov-04-15 3:32 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, whose penchant for old-time politicking, humor and courtesy parlayed him into becoming the longest-serving Republican U.S. House member in North Carolina history, has died. He was 84.

  • N Carolina Rep. Catlin won't seek re-election next year 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 2:50 pm

    WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The workload back home is causing a North Carolina lawmaker to step away from the General Assembly after next year.

  • Luebke has cancer, will seek N Carolina House re-election 
    Updated: Oct-30-15 1:01 pm

    DURHAM, North Carolina - One of the longest serving North Carolina House members says he's being treated for cancer but intends to seek re-election next year.

  • House ag committee chairman Langdon won't seek re-election 
    Updated: Oct-29-15 8:37 pm

    ANGIER, North Carolina - A six-term North Carolina House member from Johnston County won't seek re-election next year.

  • Notable North Carolina leaders support session limits 
    Updated: Oct-27-15 3:28 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - A new bipartisan group of political and corporate notables is promoting legislation limiting how much time the North Carolina General Assembly meets each year.