progress north carolina
July 1, 2016 -
An environmental group wants the N.C. Ethics Commission to investigate whether the McCrory administration withheld information about a dinner meeting with Duke Energy officials and used state resources to benefit his re-election campaign. It's not the first ethics complaint filed against McCrory — or the first involving his relationship with the utility.
April 12, 2013 -
Lawmakers in North Carolina and Texas are attempting to cut early voting hours. But after Florida's 2012 election fiasco -- and mounting evidence of the racial disparities in who such laws affect -- it could be a tough sell.
December 5, 2012 -
U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms died in 2008 without ever disavowing his support for racial segregation, which is why some are protesting a bill to name a post office after him in his hometown of Raleigh, N.C. But there's something apropos about the proposal, as Helms pioneered the use of the postal service to promote his divisive politics.