Wesley Meredith Coverage
Senate committee subpoenas cabinet secretary to testify at confirmation hearing
Secretary Larry Hall, whom Gov. Roy Cooper has tapped to run the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, did not show up to a third confirmation hearing Thursday. Committee members said they would compel him to testify despite a dispute over the authority to hold hearings.
Senators threaten 'consequences' if NC cabinet nominees continue to ignore confirmation process
Military and Veterans Affairs Sec. Larry Hall did not sit for a confirmation hearing Wednesday. Senators say there will be "consequences" if he declines to show up for a third attempt.
Despite court order, NC senators meet for confirmation hearing, but nominee doesn't show
A three-judge panel ordered state lawmakers to stop proceedings related to cabinet confirmations. Lawmakers used the scheduled committee hearing to speak out against the order anyway.
Medicaid benefit question marks state Senate race in Cumberland
An accusation of potential Medicaid insurance fraud against Republican state Sen. Wesley Meredith dates back nearly 20 years, but documents dropped by his Democratic opponent, Billy Richardson, have stirred up what was a quiet election campaign in Cumberland County.