In a case that could have wide-ranging ramifications for drawing legislative districts of all sorts, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday over whether lawmakers relied too heavily on race when drawing North Carolina's congressional maps more than six years ago.4
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A fax from the State Capitol was a key factor in what the Department of Health and Human services told well owners about possible coal ash contamination. However, that fax doesn't include information about who wrote it or why.1
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The Durham County Board of Elections on Saturday began a recount of more than 94,000 votes one day earlier than planned as it tries to comply with a State Board of Elections order to complete the recount by Monday evening.17
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The two lawyers bringing a case to throw out more than 3,000 ballots both have ties to the McCrory administration. The governor has turned down the state board's request to hire certain lawyers from the Brooks Pierce law firm.4
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Republicans have long talked about giving states more flexibility in administering Medicaid programs, something North Carolina Republicans would welcome. However, some worry the state could lose funding for the health care program under a block grant program.1
Following a finding that 28 state legislative districts were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders, a federal court has ordered state lawmakers to redraw their General Assembly maps and hold new elections in 2017.19
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North Carolina Republican Party officials appear to have accepted that Gov. Pat McCrory has lost his re-election bid to Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper, but they said Tuesday they will continue pushing for a recount and hearings on challenges to individual voters out of "a sense of public duty."19
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Gov. Pat McCrory's office has turned down the State Board of Elections' request to hire lawyers from the Brooks Pierce law firm to defend the state against a federal lawsuit by the Civitas Institute.6
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Durham recount to start Sunday morning
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Durham officials prep for vote recount
90,000 votes will be recounted in Durham
NC elections officials consider Durham voting challenge
Dems says GOP should stop wasting time on recount effort
NAACP says McCrory protests 'overrule will of the people'
As votes are counted, Cooper's lead grows
State Board of Elections meets as gubernatorial race remains undecided
Cooper's lead remains despite questions about votes
GOP claims Durham allowed voter fraud
Protests, recount delay final tally of NC votes
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