A coalition in support of a state tax credit designed to put more money in wallets of the working poor urged lawmakers on Thursday to keep the measure as a central part of any plan for revenue.
After heated debate about government openness, the House gave key approval to legislation that calls for sweeping changes to several key regulatory boards and commissions.
Insurance companies would be able to raise rates by 12 percent a year under a bill filed in the Senate Thursday.
A plan to give some illegal immigrants specially designed driver's licenses is attracting opposition from some lawmakers.
Charlotte would be able to use a trio of existing local taxes in order to help pay for renovations to the Panthers stadium under a bill filed Thursday.