July 11, 2013 -
More legislators in North Carolina than in any other state have signed Americans for Prosperity's pledge that discourages action on climate change. Credit for the pledge's political success goes to the billionaire brothers of Koch Industries who founded AFP -- but also to North Carolina's own Art Pope, a conservative mega-donor and longtime AFP leader.
April 3, 2013 -
Over the last week, GOP lawmakers have unleashed a flurry of bills that would make sweeping changes to North Carolina elections. They share a common message - and a common sponsor, backed by one of the state's biggest political donors.
February 22, 2013 -
North Carolina banned payday lending in 2001 over concern about usurious interest rates. But now some lawmakers want to bring back the industry, which new research finds often leads to snowballing financial trouble for desperate consumers.