Latest North Carolina State General Assembly News

NC Sen. Newton new majority leader; Berger gets nod again

Nov. 28, 2022 22:20 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Incoming and returning Republicans to the North Carolina Senate chose on Monday a key lawmaker on tax, voting and energy issues to become the chamber's majority leader for the next two years. The Senate Republican Caucus, meeting privately, elected Sen. Paul...

NC Democrats' parity in Congress delegation may be fleeting

Nov. 28, 2022 11:31 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democrats celebrated winning what was billed as North Carolina's lone toss-up race for the U.S. House this month, as state Sen. Wiley Nickel’s narrow victory over Republican Bo Hines in the 13th Congressional District helped weaken any national GOP midterm wave. ...

Anti-transgender legislation resonates on Day of Remembrance

Nov. 20, 2022 20:26 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Persistent efforts by North Carolina's legislature to restrict transgender lives cast a shadow over Callum Bradford as he grew up in Chapel Hill, following him through his journey of self-discovery, coming out and obtaining the gender-affirming health care the 16-year-old...

Tim Moore poised to win record 5th term as NC House speaker

Nov. 18, 2022 17:16 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Speaker Tim Moore is again the choice of North Carolina state House Republicans to lead the chamber for the next two years after an internal vote Friday that should bring him history-making longevity at the top. Reelected or new Republican winners of House...

NC legislators: Medicaid expansion efforts pushed to 2023

Nov. 09, 2022 18:46 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday that they're shuttling the idea of Medicaid expansion to 2023, rather than attempting to negotiate a bill that could be voted on before the General Assembly's current two-year edition ends in December. ...

Nickel wins North Carolina US House seat over GOP's Hines

Nov. 09, 2022 01:27 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic state Sen. Wiley Nickel defeated Republican political newcomer Bo Hines for an open U.S. House seat in a competitive district along Raleigh’s southern border, marking one of Democrats' few major successes in the Southern swing state. ...

Democrat Don Davis wins election to U.S. House in North Carolina's 1st Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 00:21 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Don Davis wins election to U.S. House in North Carolina's 1st Congressional District.

Democrat Wiley Nickel wins election to U.S. House in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 00:21 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Wiley Nickel wins election to U.S. House in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District.

Republican David Rouzer wins reelection to U.S. House in North Carolina's 7th Congressional District

Nov. 09, 2022 00:11 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican David Rouzer wins reelection to U.S. House in North Carolina's 7th Congressional District.

Why AP called North Carolina Senate race for Ted Budd

Nov. 09, 2022 00:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — WHY AP CALLED NORTH CAROLINA FOR TED BUDD Republican U.S. Rep. Ted Budd lagged in early North Carolina vote counts but caught up to Democrat Cheri Beasley when totals from Election Day itself were tallied. That led The Associated Press to call the Senate race for...