The state House passed a bill that would restrict tolling on existing highways. It also passed a bill fixing a gap in the state's Medicaid program and several other bills in the closing hours of the crossover period.
North Carolina governors would have greater latitude to hire and fire state workers under a bill that cleared the state House Wednesday.
State House lawmakers tentatively approved a proposal Wednesday that would ban insurers from charging more for oral chemotherapy than IV chemo.
The ranks of "at will" employees would grow under a bill moving through the state House. State employees said rank-and-file positions would also be subject to political whims under the measure.
Lawmakers have filed a bill to legalize, tax and regulate video sweepstakes games. Local law enforcement agencies have been shutting down the quasi-gambling establishments.