December 16, 2016 -
As North Carolina's special legislative session on disaster relief drew to a close this week, Republican legislative leaders announced a surprise special session that ended with the state's newly elected Democratic governor stripped of key powers and dozens of protesters arrested.
July 3, 2012 -
After months of debate, the decision to legalize fracking in North Carolina came down to a botched vote and a $60 million tax break.
November 16, 2010 -
Art Pope responds to the Facing South/Institute investigation looking at his role in fueling the GOP's historic takeover of the North Carolina legislature in 2010.
November 9, 2010 -
NOTE: The following is an updated and revised version of a report that first appeared on Thursday, November 4.
July 25, 2007 -
A broad coalition of environmental advocacy groups held a rally today outside the North Carolina General Assembly to vent their anger over big utilities' hijacking of legislation originally drafted to promote a more sustainable energy future for the state.
June 11, 2007 -
Leadership PACs have become all the rage for Congress in recent years. And no wonder.
May 24, 2007 -
As the North Carolina legislature scurries to meet its "cross-over" deadline today, a slew of new legislation is being passed in haste -- with often confusing results.