News Reports (Page 10)

  • Trump quote helps boost Meadows’ new conservative gig

    Former N.C. congressman and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has enlisted former President Donald Trump’s help to promote his latest venture. A fundraising email from Meadows’ Conservative Partnership Institute features an endorsement from the 45th president. “For decades, the left has been using a vast array of nonprofit…

  • Congresswoman Virginia Foxx keeps going and going

    As families across North Carolina headed to the beach, festivals, and family celebrations for Memorial Day, Rep. Virginia Foxx, R- N.C,  is on the move. On Sunday, the nine-term congresswoman who calls Banner Elk in Watauga County home is traveling an hour and 15 minutes via mountainous and windy N.C.

  • Trump endorses Budd for 2022 U.S. Senate bid

    Speaking to a sold-out N.C. Republican Party Convention fundraiser, former President Donald Trump made an early endorsement in the 2022 primary for U.S. Senate, choosing 13th District Congressman Ted Budd over former Congressman Mark Walker and former Gov. Pat McCrory. “This gentleman is going to be your next senator,” Trump…

  • State GOP re-elects Whatley as chair heading into 2022 election

    Heading into the 2022 mid-term elections, the N.C. Republican Party will have continuity and unity surrounding its leadership. The state GOP re-elected Watauga County native and current Gaston County resident Michael Whatley as chairman during the party’s annual state convention. Whatley will oversee state party operations, including critical get-out-the-vote operations…

  • N.C. Senate rejects Cooper nominee for DEQ, but she gets new job

    The N.C. Senate on Thursday, June 3, voted not to confirm Dionne Delli-Gatti to lead the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality. Republican leaders held a news conference Wednesday and said Delli-Gatti didn’t have the votes for confirmation. Senators asked Gov. Roy Cooper to withdraw Delli-Gatti’s nomination. Delli-Gatti testified before…

  • Superior Court judge dismisses latest legal challenge against CON

    A Durham County Superior Court judge has dismissed a New Bern eye surgeon’s lawsuit challenging the state’s certificate-of-need law. Judge Michael O’Foghludha heard roughly two hours of arguments Thursday, June 3, before agreeing with state lawyers’ motion to kill the suit. The ruling can be appealed. Dr. Jay Singleton argues…