WRAL: Gas Drilling Permitting Could Begin in March
Those hoping to drill for natural gas in North Carolina have less than three weeks before they can begin the permit application process, despite what opponents and even some backers describe as lingering questions with regard to the state's regulations.
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Fate of 500,000 in NC Hangs on ACA Court Case
The court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in King v. Burwell. The plaintiffs argue that four words in the complex law preclude the federal government from setting up the health insurance exchange that almost 560,000 in North Carolina and 210,000 in South Carolina used to buy policies this year. Roughly 90 percent got federal aid. A ruling won’t come until late spring or early summer. But it could rock the Carolinas if the subsidies are cut off.
IN THE COURTS
TRIAD BUSINESS JOURNAL: Supreme Court Rules Against N.C. Dental Board in Tooth-Whitening Case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the North Carolina dental board overstepped its bounds by directing non-dentists to stop offering tooth-whitening services, which have become more prevalent and profitable in recent years
NEWS & OBSERVER: Wake Judge Allows Case on Voter ID Law to Proceed to Trial
A Wake County Judge has refused to dismiss a challenge to North Carolina’s voter ID law, saying in a ruling issued Friday that most of the claims in the lawsuit are strong enough to take to trial.
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