Wilmington attorney Julia Boseman has decided she will not run for the State Senate seat she once held in District 9, representing New Hanover County in Raleigh.
Andrew Barnhill, chair of the 7th congressional district Young Democrats, announced that he will not run for the District 9 State Senate seat.
As the 2014 legislative session ended and lawmakers rode off into the sunset, many South Carolinians said the General Assembly glossed over one key issue for them: the state's aging roads. And South Carolina'sMore >> As the 2014 legislative session ended and lawmakers rode off into the sunset, many South Carolinians said the General Assembly glossed over one key issue for them: the state's aging roads.More >> Two men from a small region between two coastal South Carolina counties represented every corner of the Palmetto State in a tense debate over a small tax increase to cut down expenses incurred by the BoardMore >> A proposed tax increase for Murrells Inlet could have an impact on property taxes statewide.More >> The House Ethics Committee is dismissing fines against three people and requiring eight to pay.More >> The House Ethics Committee is dismissing fines against three people and requiring eight to pay.More >> Gov. Bobby Jindal planned to file a lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally manipulating federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education...More >> In a move certain to bolster his national standing with conservatives, Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal sued the Obama administration Wednesday, hoping to strike a blow against the controversial Common Core education standards...More >> Vandals have gone political in Newberry County where Sheriff Lee Foster says several campaign signs in the county are being reported as damaged. Foster says several campaign signs belonging to Rep. WaltMore >> Vandals have gone political in Newberry County where Sheriff Lee Foster says several campaign signs in the county are being reported as damaged.More >>
Rep. Ted Davis (R-New Hanover) and Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-New Hanover) are spearheading an effort to get Gov. Pat McCrory to call a special session of the General Assembly to deal solely with economic developmentMore >> Local lawmakers' request for a special session is being met with some opposition tonight. Reps. Ted Davis & Susi Hamilton of New Hanover County believe a session focused solely on economic development is needed. But one conservative group is opposing the need for lawmakers to meet again to increase the JDIG program.More >> Republican leaders in the General Assembly say they have reached a compromise deal on implementing new coal ash regulations, and forcing Duke Energy to close all 33 of its coal ash ponds across North Carolina. AccordingMore >> House and senate lawmakers in the NC General Assembly passed a bill mandating cleanup of all Duke Energy coal ash ponds by the year 2029. The action follows a massive spill of coal ash into the Dan River in February from a company site in Eden. You can click on a link inside this story to see the specifics of the bill, which is now headed to the Governor's desk.More >> The Film and Entertainment Grant Fund proposal will go back in front of state lawmakers tomorrow and Wednesday, after House and Senate conferees made slight changes to the proposal already approved inMore >> It appears lawmakers are moving forward with a grant fund that will replace the current Film Incentive Tax Credit that has been in place to lure film and television productions to North Carolina.More >> Governor Pat McCrory is appointing Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin as the new Chief Justice of North Carolina's Supreme Court. Judge Martin will replace the current Chief Justice, Sarah Parker, whoMore >> Governor Pat McCrory's decision to elevate Senior Associate Justice Mark Martin to be the new Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court is being met with criticism from Judge Ola Lewis of Brunswick County, who is opposing Martin for the seat in the November General Election.More >> North Carolina legislators failed to complete their primary work session for the year because House members couldn't agree quickly to work through bills that address economic incentives, local sales taxesMore >> Some House Republicans joined Democrats Friday, opposing a move to bring up a sales tax and economic development bill to the floor for a vote. The defeat forced leaders to schedule a Monday session.More >>