House Minority Leader Larry Hall asked Friday for a legislative inquiry into sizable raises handed out to former campaign staffers of Gov. Pat McCrory who now work in the Department of Health and Human Services.
A group of female legislators delivered a petition to, and took pictures in, House Speaker Thom Tillis' office while neither he nor his staff was there. House lawmakers passed a new rule in response to the incident today.
State House and Senate Democrats are calling on Governor Pat McCrory to save federal unemployment benefits scheduled to end July 1st for 71,000 people in North Carolina. McCrory says he will not intervene.