@NC Capitol: Top 25 Stories
Municipal election bill would end partisan primary runoffs
Primary runoffs for partisan municipal elections — like this fall's upcoming Charlotte mayor's race — would be abolished in legislation advancing at the North Carolina House.
Billboard law rewrite OK'd despite road agency opposition
A rewrite of North Carolina's outdoor advertising regulations could bring more financial compensation to owners of roadside billboards when governments require they be dismantled to make way for new projects.
High court ruling may give voter rights groups a strong tool
The Supreme Court's ruling that two North Carolina congressional districts relied too heavily on race should give voting-rights advocates a potent tool to fight other electoral maps drawn to give Republicans an advantage in the state.
Treasurer: Judge's ruling may cost NC more than $100 million
North Carolina government could soon have to pay damages to retired workers and teachers after a judge ruled it was wrong to require them to begin paying health insurance premiums six years ago — a cost that one state official says could exceed $100 million.
Published: 2011-01-28 17:11:00
Updated: 2014-08-27 14:33:42