Democrat Dan McCready holds press conference on a new election in 9th Congressional District after North Carolina State Board of Elections votes to hold a new hearing following election fraud allegations.
North Carolina paid prison officers more than $45 million in overtime last year, a 1,000 percent increase since 2011, data show. The increase comes as the N.C. Department of Public Safety struggles to hire and retain prison workers.
Wake County District Attorney Lorrin Freeman said her investigation into absentee ballot irregularities is near the end. Mark Harris, the Republican congressional candidate, called for a new election Thursday.
Proponents of redistricting reform say it will lead to more moderate politicians on both sides, since under heavily gerrymandered maps the races are often won in the party primaries, not the general elections.
Republican Mark Harris called for a new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, giving up on certification as winner in a race marked by voting irregularities in Bladen and Robeson counties.
The push to limit or end cash bail or secured bonds in North Carolina demands alternatives for the state’s jail population. Here are suggestions, pilot programs and plans tried in other states, especially California, where voters will choose in 2020.
Under a new bill, HB 144, North Carolina drivers could be assessed a $100 fine if they’re caught and convicted of talking on the phone or texting while driving. If passed, the bill takes effect in 2020.
Kristie Puckett Williams spent months in jail on a cocaine charge while pregnant because she could not afford the high bond set for her. She pleaded guilty to gain her freedom and had twins days afterward. Now she fights for bail reform.
South Carolina’s state workers could get a 2-percent pay raise in the state’s 2019-20 spending plan, an expense of $41.4 million annually. The full SC House will debate the budget on the floor in March.
Republican Mark Harris to testify at the North Carolina Board of Elections hearing on November 2018 general midterm election & vote fraud allegations in 9th District race. Harris faced Democrat Dan McCready.
Here are updates from testimony by Republican Mark Harris’ son at the North Carolina Board of Elections hearing on the November 2018 general midterm election & vote fraud allegations in 9th District race.
Wake County school board member Keith Sutton will seek the Democratic nomination for state schools superintendent in 2020. Sutton says he has the necessary education and political experience to lead North Carolina’s public schools.
North Carolina Superintendent Mark Johnson announces new public-private partnership called Teach NC to improve image of teaching profession and to develop a statewide teacher recruitment system. He touts how much teachers are being paid.
Here are updates on North Carolina Board of Elections hearing on November 2018 general midterm election & vote fraud allegations in 9th District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready.
Jimmy Davis, a former correctional officer and now president of the State Employees Association of North Carolina, speaks on the struggles state prison workers face on Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, at a press conference at the North Carolina General Assembly.