Oct 30, 2017
NC Politics in the News
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: N. Carolina revenues slightly behind target through
North Carolina tax collections are trailing slightly what legislators
anticipated when forming the state budget last summer.
NEWS & OBSERVER: Charter school transportation may be worth
considering, NC Senate leader Berger says
Greater support for charter school transportation is "something we may need
to look at," Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, said Tuesday.
WRAL-NEWS: Legislators grapple with science, scope, of industrial
chemicals in NC water
There are times when more than half of the water flowing in the Haw River
is actually treated wastewater, a top state water scientist told a
legislative committee Thursday.
WRAL-NEWS: After Chemours stops GenX release, DEQ won’t pull permit
State environmental regulators say they have decided not to pull the permit
for Chemours, the company found to be releasing GenX into the Cape Fear
River -- at least for now.
In the Courts
NEWS & OBSERVER: Stanford law professor could help draw NC
Federal judges announced their plans on Thursday to ask a Stanford
University law professor to look at nine North Carolina legislative
districts as they weigh the constitutionality of election maps adopted in
WSOC-TV: Republican lawmakers who oppose LGBT deal want lawsuit over
North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders want a judge to throw out a
lawsuit that focuses on the latest version of the state's "bathroom bill."
WRAL-NEWS: Berger: New judicial panel part of dialogue on options
The North Carolina Senate's top leader says he wants a "thoughtful
dialogue" from many perspectives in the coming months about potentially
dramatic changes to the state judiciary.
Party Affiliation Change
WECT-NEWS: Veteran state lawmaker Brisson changing parties, joining GOP
As he prepares to run for a seventh term in the North Carolina General
Assembly, Rep. William Brisson of Dublin is changing his party affiliation
from Democrat to Republican.