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NC Senate Approves Budget In Late Night Session

Posted: 08/01/2014 - North Carolina's Senate has given approval to a $21.1 billion state budget that gives public school teachers an average 7 percent raise and kindergarten through college classrooms $113 million more in funding.

Congress Sends Highway Bill To White House

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Congress has approved a bill to prevent a 28 percent cut in federal highway and mass transit aid at the height of the summer construction season.

Audit: NC Medicaid Savings Could Be At Risk

Posted: 07/31/2014 - An audit says state health officials' failure to get federal certification for a new Medicaid payment system could put at least some of the planned savings of $10 million a year at risk.

US, UN Announce Deal On 72-Hour Gaza Cease-Fire

Posted: 07/31/2014 - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced Thursday.

Congressional Countdown

Posted: 07/31/2014 - As lawmakers leave Washington for the summer break, there is still a lot left on the table.
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ECU: Proposed Budget Spares Brody School Of Medicine

Updated: 07/31/2014 - A statement from ECU says their preliminary analysis of the proposed state budget shows the legislature "responded positively" to concerns about budget cuts that would have had detrimental impacts on the Brody School of Medicine.
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House Passes Congressman Jones' Resolution On Iraq

Updated: 07/25/2014 - The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a resolution introduced by 3rd District Republican Congressman to prohibit the deployment of U.S. armed forces in a sustained combat role in Iraq without congressional authorization.

Report Shows Mid-Term Voting In NC Was Up

Posted: 07/23/2014 - A new report from the Center for the Study of the American Electorate at American University, shows NC is one of only a few states where voting participation was not down compared to the 2010 mid-term elections.

Agents Get Subsidized 'Obamacare' Using Fake IDs

Posted: 07/23/2014 - Congress will hear testimony Wednesday detailing how undercover investigators used fake identities to get taxpayer-subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama's law.

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