President Biden toured a North Carolina chip manufacturer Tuesday to promote his economic agenda. The president said the Durham-based company Wolfspeed could help revitalize American manufacturing.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a case about whether a federal law that prohibits inducing unlawful immigration violates the First Amendment.
The decision could make the life-saving drug more accessible. Emergent BioSolutions, the drug company that produces Narcan, said it anticipates it will be on store shelves by late summer.
The proposal spends less on raises than the spending plan proposed by Gov. Roy Cooper. Most state employees would receive an increase of 4.25% this year and 3.25% next year. Overall, the budget increases state spending by 6.5% in the fiscal year that begins in July.
The Republican-controlled legislature had voted to expand Medicaid. One motivation to finally accept Obamacare in the state, was the need for more money in the health care system.
North Carolina became the 40th state in the country to expand Medicaid on Monday. Gov. Roy Cooper signed the legislation into law, and support from the state’s GOP legislature could mean other red states might follow.
The Raleigh-based bank bought SVB in a deal negotiated by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation — an independent U.S. government agency designed to help financial institutions.
Biden will visit the Durham-based company Wolfspeed, which recently announced an expansion, including a new computer chip facility in Chatham County that will have an estimated 1,800 jobs.
North Carolina’s state government agencies are facing a major worker shortage. They’re looking to the legislature this year to increase salaries so they can better recruit and retain employees.
A Wake County teacher has launched an online tool to help teachers calculate how much money they've lost over their careers due to inflation.
Montross is a radio analyst for UNC game broadcasts and works for the Rams Club, the fundraising arm of UNC’s athletics department. Montross is a two-time Associated Press second-team All-American and was part of UNC's 1993 NCAA title winner.
State lawmakers are easing into their months-long session with bill filings, press conferences and committee meetings. Among the items on the horizon are budgets, abortion regulations and mental health funding. State Representative John Bell IV (R-Wayne), Senator Sydney Batch (D-Wake) and Rose Hoban, founder and editor at NC Health News, all share expectations for this legislative session. And later, Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii signs off, with some reflections following eight years on the political beat.
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