RALEIGH — Documents obtained by Carolina Journal show that a plan recently scrapped by the North Carolina Department of Commerce included a provision to pay Cary-based software developer SAS $1.5 million in federal funds meant to assist low- and moderate-income families.
RALEIGH — Red-shirted property owners flooded the General Assembly yesterday, as they did about a year ago, to put pressure on lawmakers voting on historic annexation reform. Only this time, the reform that passed is even more sweeping than last year’s version.
RALEIGH — In what some are calling “punishment” to the cities that sued over annexation reform legislation passed last year, state lawmakers have rewritten the law so that it is even more unfavorable to cities wishing to engage in involuntary annexation.
HILLSBOROUGH – The Orange County Board of Commissioners is expected Tuesday to approve a $1.3 billion light-rail project for Durham and Orange counties and vote June 5 on a half-cent sales tax to fund the controversial transit plan.