The Senate will likely give tentative approval to a $20.6 billion budget that contains $57.4 million in new government fees. Meanwhile, the House Judiciary Committee is set to consider a bill that would alter the lease for the Dorothea Dix property with the City of Raleigh.
The days of North Carolina lottery winners posing with giant checks might be numbered.
The state House on Thursday approved legislation that would require the North Carolina Education Lottery to provide more information to the public about the odds of winning and the present value of jackpots.
Faced with legislation that would slash administrative and advertising spending, the North Carolina Education Lottery on Tuesday released the results of an outside audit that finds the state-run game is well run.
North Carolina's lottery could keep "education" in its official name but would face restrictions on advertising and more disclosure requirements under a bill heard Wednesday by a House committee.