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Perdue Told Not To Wait On Hiring New Commander
Sep 1, 2010 at 10:37 AM
A blue-ribbon panel recommends that Gov. Beverly Perdue select the next commander of the North Carolina Highway Patrol using current rules that prevent an outsider from being appointed.
Perdue Restricts Rules Made By Cabinet Agencies
Oct 21, 2010 at 6:23 PM
The governor said she'll restrict new rules issued by state agencies to carry out state or federal laws, a move she said will prevent bureaucracy from trumping common sense.
Perdue Ready To Sign NC Employee Health Plan Deal
May 19, 2011 at 2:26 PM
The House voted 90-24 on Thursday to approve an agreement designed to keep a premium-free option in place for active workers, public school teachers and retirees.
Perdue Vetoes Budget, Says It Moves NC Backward
Jun 12, 2011 at 3:46 PM
Perdue is the first governor to veto a spending plan by the Legislation.
Zahra Baker Case Spurs New Law
Jun 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM
The measure was sought by the prosecutor in the case of Zahra Baker, whose remains were discovered strewn across two western counties.
NC House Democrats Keeping With Plan To Override Budget Veto
Jun 14, 2011 at 7:00 AM
Four democrats say they still plan to stand with Republicans if there's a vote to override Democratic Gov. Perdue's budget veto.
NC General Assembly Set To Begin Work Under Republican Control
Jan 24, 2011 at 2:42 PM
Republicans who grabbed Senate and House majorities through a 27-seat surge on Election Day arrive in Raleigh ready to tackle a list of issues they believe their supporters want acted upon.
Perdue Weighing Whether Video Gambling A Good Bet
Feb 9, 2011 at 10:39 PM
As North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue has struggled to boost revenue in lean times, she has sounded more willing -- like leaders in some other states -- to consider expanding legalized gambling.
Dozens Of New Laws Start July 1
Jun 29, 2011 at 8:03 PM
When the clock strikes midnight, all or portions of more than 30 new laws take effect Friday.
NC Governor Vetoes Medical Malpractice Limits
Jun 24, 2011 at 7:46 PM
The North Carolina Medical Society and North Carolina Hospital Association said in a joint statement they want lawmakers to override Perdue's veto.
NC Legislators Spend Saturday Passing Or Denying Key Bills
Jun 18, 2011 at 12:10 PM
It's a wrap for the first major law-making session under complete Republican control, for the first time in 140 years.
Poker, Table Games Considered At Cherokee Casino
Jul 4, 2011 at 11:54 AM
Discussions are under way to let allow contests featuring human dealers instead of the current offering of video machines.
NC Governor Vetoes Unemployment Agency Bill
Jun 30, 2011 at 3:24 PM
The veto was announced hours before a midnight deadline consider the remaining bills on her desk left by the Republican-led Legislature two weekends ago.
Lt. Gov. Hopefuls Look To Help Steer NC Government
Oct 24, 2008 at 3:26 PM
The three men vying to be the state's No. 2 executive are far from agreeing on the job done by Bev Perdue.
Acting Secretaries Named For Two NC Departments
Dec 31, 2008 at 10:04 PM
Easley said Wednesday that Tracy Little is now acting secretary of the Department of Correction and Joanne McDaniel is the acting secretary of the Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.
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