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January 25, 2016

NC Politics in the News

NEWS & OBSERVER: AFL-CIO endorsements include Cooper, Ross, Meeker. The state AFL-CIO announced on Tuesday it is endorsing a slate of Democrats running for office on the spring ballot, including Attorney General Roy Cooper for governor, former state Rep. Linda Coleman for lieutenant governor, state Sen. Josh Stein for attorney general, former Raleigh mayor Charles Meeker for labor commissioner, Dan Blue III for state treasurer, and former state Rep. Deborah Ross for U.S. Senate.

January 22, 2016

NCGA Week in Review: Spotlight on Women, Children and Families

In 2015, the North Carolina General Assembly passed several laws that strengthened the protection of women, children and families across the state. With the support of judiciary committees, committees on children, youth and families and healthcare and insurance committees, bills were passed to support women’s health, clarify child abuse and foster care laws, and clarify laws pertaining to juveniles.

January 19, 2016

NC Politics in the News

NEWS & OBSERVER: Proposed CSX container hub in Johnston County would have a broad economic reach in NC. The economic impact of a $272 million cargo facility proposed for Johnston County would extend from central North Carolina to the coast, state and local leaders said Thursday.

January 19, 2016

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: The House is not in session this week... The Senate returns today... Committees in the Senate will hold hearings on co-ops and mental health... Vice President Biden will attend the World Economic Forum in Switzerland next week, where he will meet with international researchers about the state of cancer research.
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