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Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 -- The N.C. Chamber knows the public education needs of the state but has chosen to ignore them and placed their financial gain above doing the best for our school children.
A lawyer for the NC Chamber says the business-advocacy group's chair never consented to her inclusion in a brief supporting an effort to boost public school funding.
Travis Fain, WRAL state government reporter
Outgoing Meta Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is visiting the Triangle. Sandberg participated in Thursday’s North Carolina Chamber event in […]
NC Superintendent Catherine Truitt also says she wants to revamp the state's school accountability model to include career and college prep.
Emily Walkenhorst, WRAL education reporter
Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 -- It is fine that Sen. Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore say they'll get the needed state match for the additional unemployment funds. But that's just window dressing. It is past time they gave the state's workers a reasonable unemployment system What really is needed is for Richard Burr, Thom Tillis and their fellow U.S. senators to pass a reasonable assistance program that would continue the $600-per-week additional emergency federal unemployment assistance. At a time when citizens need responsiveness, assurance and certainty from their leaders, they are being ignored.
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 -- Instead of pointless political posturing, legislative leaders should pledge to reform the inadequate unemployment system they created into one that provides benefits that at least match the national average - in addition to continuing the special $600-a-week pandemic payment, pending its federal adoption.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 -- A news release from the N.C. Chamber of Commerce focused on getting the governor and legislature to join with the it to expand Medicaid and make major investments in our public schools and other state facilities would surely grab more attention than one that stresses differences. North Carolinians would be better off for it, too.
The state's top business lobbying group called Tuesday for an immediate reopening of most North Carolina businesses during the coronavirus pandemic as long as they can adhere to safety guidelines.
Matthew Burns, WRAL.com senior producer/politics editor, & Gilbert Baez, WRAL Fayetteville reporter
On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to explain how phase one of the state's plan to reopen North Carolina will work.
Friday, July 19, 2019 -- Capitol Broadcasting's editorial cartoonist.
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 -- Given North Carolina's needs, not to mention the additional costs tied to hurricane and snowstorm recovery, the General Assembly must, before the year ends, suspend this latest un-needed corporate income tax cut.
NC Chamber is hosting top business leaders for a discussion on the rapid shifts in infrastructure, innovation and talent supply in North Carolina, and how this growth impacts the state's business climate.
Lew Ebert, who has led the North Carolina Chamber for a dozen years, announced Monday that he will retire at the end of November.
While groups both for and against a state law that limits LGBT rights are openly critical of a bill designed to repeal it, business organizations are hailing the effort as a good way to get North Carolina back on track after months of negative fallout over the law.
Gov. Pat McCrory said business leaders "helped write" parts of House Bill 2. Officials with the North Carolina Chamber have repeatedly denied that assertion.
Attorney General Roy Cooper, the Democrat running for North Carolina governor, says House Bill 2 is costing the state jobs. When asked about Donald Trump being the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, he called the businessman divisive.
As the number of canceled concerts, conventions and business expansions related to a controversial state law continues to mount, North Carolina's largest business organization remains strangely silent about the law.
The North Carolina Chamber says it will file a brief on behalf of the General Assembly in an ongoing court battle with Gov. Pat McCrory over appointments to state boards and commissions.