Tag:Carolina Panthers

  • Lawmakers introduce retail and online sports betting bill 

    Editor’s note: This story was updated at 3:45 p.m. Monday, April 26, to correctly report money raised by the N.C. Education Lottery. A recently introduced Senate bill would authorize and regulate sports betting in North Carolina beyond the tribal casinos with the revenue primarily going to schools and…

  • Note to lawmakers: Don’t mess things up 

    Starting in 2011, North Carolina lawmakers have implemented transformational changes resulting in a strong and growing economy. More people are working, more opportunities are available, and a streamlined, more efficient state government is treating residents more fairly and equitably.    We’ve come a long way. Don’t mess it up.   Faced with a $2.6 billion shortfall in 2011, legislative leadership…

  • The Big Cat (allegedly) misbehaved; will N.C. taxpayers get the tab?

    Almost as shocking as the allegations of sexual and racial misconduct about Carolina Panthers’ owner Jerry Richardson published Friday was the news Sunday night that the founding owner of the NFL franchise would sell it at season’s end. The club also announced Monday Richardson immediately would surrender daily management responsibilities.