Tag:N.C. House

  • N.C. lawmakers continue to debate use of targeted tax incentives

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 741: North Carolina lawmakers continue to debate whether and how to use targeted tax incentives to lure new jobs into the state. A recent N.C. House committee meeting featured debate about proposals to tweak incentives rules in ways that could favor poorer rural…

  • House Democrats name Jackson minority leader

    RALEIGH — House Democrats have selected Rep. Darren Jackson as their minority leader for the 2017 session of the General Assembly. Jackson, an attorney from Wake County, was elected to his fifth term in the state House in November. He has been a leading critic of the state’s transgender…

  • Win some, lose some

    The 2002 election results had some surprises, and some outcomes that were easily predicted. Key point: only about 4,500 votes statewide kept the Republicans from winning both chambers of the North Carolina General Assembly.