February 18, 2014 -
Following Duke Energy's massive coal ash spill into the Dan River, Gov. Pat McCrory (R) has come under scrutiny for his close ties to the Charlotte, N.C.-based utility giant. Other key members of his administration have connections to the company, too.
October 24, 2013 -
North Carolina is following the lead of other states and shifting economic development efforts from the state Department of Commerce to a public-private partnership. But that approach has too often resulted in corruption and scandal, according to a new report from Good Jobs First.
April 5, 2013 -
The environmental advocacy group Food & Water Watch has called on North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper to investigate apparent financial conflicts of interest involving state officials responsible for fracking oversight.