North Carolina's largest teacher lobbying group says the Republican-led override of Gov. Beverly Perdue's veto, considered as punishment for the organization, won't weaken its political and issues advocacy.
The North Carolina Legislature is meeting again in Raleigh because Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed a bill that would essentially repeal a 2009 law creating a new way for death-row prisoners to appeal their sentences based on racial discrimination.
The projected shortfall for North Carolina's Medicaid program has grown since a legal setback on carrying out new restrictions to hire people to help at-home patients with dressing themselves and cooking.