Rep. John Blust Guilford County Republican, on an energy before the state House....
RALEIGH – The proposed redistricting map for the state House released Tuesday would give Republicans a brighter future in their efforts to retain majorities in that chamber. The House currently is made up of 67 Republicans, 52 Democrats and one independent, who caucuses with the Republicans.
RALEIGH — The Republican-led Senate made quick work Wednesday of Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue's vetoes by overriding all six returned to the chamber since the General Assembly last left town, including medical malpractice litigation changes and a bill targeting the state's largest teacher
RALEIGH – Republicans, swept into power for the first time since Reconstruction last year, will likely have their Democratic rivals seeing red for the next decade if new political maps unveiled Tuesday become law. An early analysis of the proposed state Senate redistricting map shows that 31
RALEIGH (AP) — Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue says she's made clear her problems with some bills and believes the Republican-led General Assembly can ease her concerns or play politics and try to override her vetoes. Perdue said Tuesday on the eve of the Legislature's return to Raleigh that
RALEIGH — State lawmakers who rushed out of Raleigh last month after completing the state budget and most of their work gradually are returning this week to tackle redistricting and to try to override Gov. Beverly Perdue's vetoes. The reconvened session at the General Assembly begins Wednesda.
Gov. Bev Perdue surprised the General Assembly June 30 when she vetoed a regulatory reform bill that largely reflected an executive order she issued last year. Perdue claims she is “strongly in favor of regulatory reform,” but says the bill goes too far and may be unconstitutional.
Meet Glen Bradley
Not that long ago, Glen Bradley was disenchanted with both major political parties and didn’t get involved with politics. Then in 2007 he met Ron Paul, a Republican congressman from Texas who is making his third bid for the presidential nomination. Bradley said that Paul encouraged him to get involved in politics.
Bradley campaigned for Paul during his 2008 presidential bid and got involved in the Franklin County Republican Party, where he became the party’s first vice chairman.