Capitol Bureau Chief Laura Leslie and investigative reporter Mark Binker discuss a 30-day budget resolution, the eighth round of Moral Monday protests, a standing-room-only House committee hearing over a controversial Durham development and the Senate's passing of the mega-landfill bill.
A controversial proposal to loosen the rules for landfills in North Carolina is headed for the House after receiving final Senate approval Monday night.
The five-year battle over a proposed development in southern Durham County shifted from local government to the General Assembly on Monday, in a standing-room-only committee hearing.
Lawmakers will include additional funding for Medicaid in the continuing resolution scheduled to be heard Tuesday morning. The temporary spending measure will last for 30 days.
As the General Assembly winds down work for the year, lawmakers will employ time-honored strategies to keep ideas alive, keep some bills at bay and keep those following their work guessing.