@NC Capitol: Top 25 Stories
Lawmakers want Supreme Court review of voting law continued
North Carolina Republican legislative leaders want the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the new Democratic state attorney general's bid to dismiss their appeal of a lower court ruling that struck down a voting law based on racial bias.
House OKs shift in trial court judge elections
A bill to return local court judgeships to the list of North Carolina elected officials chosen in officially partisan races has cleared one General Assembly chamber.
Bills addressing profiling, hate crimes pushed by Democrats
Supporters of legislation to address discrimination by North Carolina law enforcement officers and give more powers for citizens to investigate police misconduct say the measures will promote justice, equality and safety for all if they're approved.
Bill would punish local governments for 'sanctuary policies'
North Carolina lawmakers are again considering whether to punish local governments if they don't comply with federal immigration law or have policies discouraging police from collecting information about the immigration status of suspects and others.
Published: 2011-01-28 17:11:00
Updated: 2014-08-27 14:33:42