Two Buncombe Dems Won’t Seek Reelection

Rep. Susan Fisher & Rep Brian Turner announce their intents to step down..

Lawmakers Approve Final Redistricting Maps

New election maps passed into law reshape the political districts of North Carolina.

Local Politicians Get Sworn In & Assignments

As part of a January bi-annual ritual, local politicians are being sworn-in, receiving assignments or voted into leadership positions. 

Conservative Tim Moffitt eager to return to Raleigh

Tim Moffitt is eager to return to Raleigh as a state representative to resume the fight for lower state taxes, spending and regulations — this time to represent his birth home District 117.

Bill would make it easier for military spouses, veterans to find work

Military spouses and veterans could find it easier to get jobs in North Carolina. The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and it heads to the House’s Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs committee. 

Governor vetoes bill that would have opened bars, expanded restaurant seating

Gov. Roy Cooper (D) late in the afternoon of Friday, June 5, vetoed a bill that would have reopened private bars and clubs, as well as expanded outdoor seating in restaurants and brewpubs.Cooper signaled all along he would veto the measure, House Bill 536. He publicly expressed concerns about lawmakers taking away some of his […]