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Durham County Chief District Court Judge Marcia Morey was named Thursday to fill the late Rep. Paul Luebke's state House seat.
Rep. Paul Luebke, a Democrat who has represented Durham in the North Carolina House of Representatives for 25 years, died Saturday night as a result of lymphoma.
President Barack Obama will campaign for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Wednesday at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, according to her campaign.
Longtime state Rep. Paul Luebke, D-Durham, says he'll seek re-election in 2016 despite undergoing treatment for lymphoma.
The state House tentatively approved a measure that would force Durham to extend water and sewer lines to the 751 South development.
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.
Gov. Pat McCrory has nominated Christopher Ayers to serve as executive director of the Utilities Commission's Public Staff. One lawmaker complained he had not history of representing the public.
The proposed constitutional amendment would limit state spending increases based on population growth and inflation. Opponents say it could hurt the ability of the state to manage debt and deal with climbing health care costs.
North Carolina's estate tax would end under a proposal the House tentatively approved Tuesday.
The bill would require county social service agencies to make sure recipients aren't fleeing felons or subject to outstanding warrants.
A House resolution supporting the creation of an official religion in North Carolina will never come to a vote, officials said Thursday.
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A House resolution that supports creating an official religion in North Carolina and ignoring any federal ruling against Christian prayer by public bodies statewide flies in the face of the U.S. Constitution, the ACLU said Wednesday.
A proposal to allow the city of Charlotte to redirect local tax revenue to upgrade the Panthers' stadium cruised through the House Wednesday with little debate.
State House lawmakers gave tentative approval Tuesday to a proposal to block cities from imposing appearance standards on new homes.
Both Republicans and Democrats said they were concerned about allowing Charlotte to use local tax dollars to help pay for improvements to the privately-owned NFL stadium.
House Democrats spoke out Monday about a proposal that would ban the DOT from indicating immigration status on drivers' licenses for young DACA immigrants.
Local school districts would be able to shift lottery funds from construction projects to technology needs under a bill that cleared the state House today. The measure now goes to the Senate.
After more than an hour-long debate, the House Finance Committee on Wednesday voted 24-10 to approve a bill that would eliminate the state's estate tax.
The state House gave key approval Tuesday to legislation that would eliminate a state tax credit for low-income workers at the end of this year.
North Carolina diplomas would bear endorsements that show a student is ready for a technical career or college study. Gov. Pat McCrory campaigned on a similar concept.
With a minimum of debate, House lawmakers have given final approval to a proposal to allow Brasstown's New Year's Possum Drop to carry on.
The House voted 78-41 Monday to give tentative approval to House Bill 4, which cuts the maximum weekly unemployment benefit from $535 to $350 and replaces 26 weeks of state-paid benefits with a sliding cap of 12 to 20 weeks, based on the health of North Carolina's economy.
House Democrats came up short Monday night in several efforts to soften legislation that would slash jobless benefits as part of an overhaul of the state unemployment system.
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