The North Carolina Tax Fairness Act of 2013 reduces the top individual income tax rate from the current 7.75% to 4.5% by 2016. The current rate on the lowest-income earners would be reduced from 6 percent to zero percent.
The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.
The public face of the National Rifle Association is imploring members to never surrender their weapons in the wake of recent gun control efforts in Congress that he said will "destroy us and every ounce of our freedom."
A bill outlawing any contract that makes union hiring a requirement has passed the North Carolina House.The proposal was approved Thursday over the objections of Democrats who said it violates the National Labor Relations Act.
President Barack Obama intends to nominate Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Tuesday.