The state DMV would develop a plan to provide photo identification cards to home-bound individuals under a proposal approved Tuesday by the House Transportation Committee.
The former parole officer and dance studio owner will become the top staffer for the State Board of Elections on May 15.
Seventeen people were arrested Monday evening during what the state chapter of the NAACP called a nonviolent "pray in" protest at the General Assembly.
Gov. Pat McCroy has appointed two new members of the N.C. Utilities Commission and a new director for the commission's Public Staff.
The five new members of the State Board of Elections will have decisions to make about who will head the board's staff and whether a recently opened campaign finance investigation connected to top state leaders should continue.