Across the nation, hate crimes hit a record high in 2021, increasing more than 33 percent from the prior year. In North Carolina alone there are 28 hate and 17 active anti-government groups.
A lawmaker’s change of heart could make North Carolina the 40th state to expand Medicaid.
After increasing in the past two midterm elections, last year’s Latino voter turnout decreased and just 36 percent of Latinos registered to vote and only 25 percent of those cast a ballot.
The Moore v. Harper case that went before the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 7, was focused on redistricting, but opponents of the case claim that it could cause problems with recounts, voter ID and the balance of power.
North Carolina CIO Jim Weaver and former Washington CISO Vinod Brahmapuram explain obstacles and tips and tricks for states looking to better collaborate with local partners and extend cybersecurity support statewide.
Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order to establish the North Carolina Advanced Clean Trucks program, which will require medium and heavy-duty truck fleets to increase their rate of zero-emission vehicles starting by 2025.
The North Carolina city was the first in the state to implement protections against income discrimination. The policy will only apply to housing that received city subsidies. Charlotte severely lacks affordable housing.
Voters face three major issues at this year’s midterms: abortion, the economy and state legislative control. Election Day is just three months away.
The State Board of Elections voted unanimously to certify the Green Party as an official political party, but the deadline for new candidates was July 1; now a court order or legislative action is the last way for the party to be on the ballot.
Mecklenburg County election officials were not expecting as high of a turnout because the election, which was originally scheduled to take place last November, was held in the middle of summer.