Nov 20, 2017
NC Politics in the News
NEWS & OBSERVER: NC Republican won’t run for re-election in redrawn
A pair of Republican women will depart the N.C. General Assembly at the end
of their terms.
Clients in the News
NC COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER ASSOCIATION: Carolina Medical Home Network
Accountable Care Organization Outperforms Targets
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently
released the CY2016 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) financial results.
NEWS & OBSERVER: Want to be a teacher? These 5 NC colleges were
chosen for new teaching fellows program
Five schools announced Thursday will host the new version of the N.C.
Teaching Fellows Program.
Energy & Environment
FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER: Chemours says move to revoke permit
The company that owns a Bladen County plant said Friday that the state's
effort to revoke the facility's wastewater discharge permit is unwarranted.
KINSTON FREE PRESS: Governor announces studies into Neuse, Tar, Cashie,
and Lumber rivers
Gov. Roy Cooper announced Monday that studies will be conducted on the
Neuse, Cashie, Lumber and Tar rivers to help prevent future flooding in
Eastern North Carolina.
In the Courts
CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: GOP lawmakers tell expert to leave legislative maps
North Carolina Republican legislative leaders balked again Friday at having
an outside expert redraw some House and Senate district boundaries and
argued lines approved over the summer by the General Assembly should stay
untouched for next year's elections.
WRAL-NEWS: Push to limit waivers of court fees will require at least
615 mailed notices monthly
The state judicial system has rolled out a workaround for a potential
logistical nightmare that legislators dropped into the latest state budget.
WITN-NEWS: Suit seeks to stop new union limits in North Carolina
North Carolina's only farmworker union is challenging a law limiting
organized labor's activities in and around the state's vegetable and
tobacco fields and other agricultural operations.
WRAL-NEWS: State board asks NC Court to hear lawsuit against
The State Board of Education filed a petition Wednesday, asking the North
Carolina Supreme Court to hear its lawsuit against State Superintendent
WUNC-NEWS: Judges rule it was proper for Treasurer to reduce disability
A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals says a division
of the State Treasurer's office acted properly to reduce disability
benefits to a former state employee.
ASHEVILLE CITIZEN TIMES: Asheville council to General Assembly: Law
won’t let city draw districts
On the day of a state deadline to submit a plan for City Council districts,
Asheville's elected officials are telling the Republican-majority General
Assembly they can't do it.
CARTERET COUNTY NEWS-TIMES: Recount ahead in two races
Candidates in two municipal races in Carteret County called for a recount
following Friday's vote canvass by the Carteret County Board of Elections.