Tag:Rep. Alma Adams

  • NC Democrats push to raise minimum wage

    Following President Biden’s proposal to increase the minimum wage nationally to $15 an hour, a handful of Democrats in the N.C. legislature have introduced a bill that would set that same earnings benchmark for noncertified public school employees. Rep. Terence Everitt, D-Wake, introduced House Bill 5 that would make…

  • CJ politics week in review, Dec. 14-18

    Each week, staff at Carolina Journal looks back at the week in N.C. politics and chooses several interesting, relevant stories you may have missed. Biden appointee: The Biden administration is tapping North Carolina’s top environmental official to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, according to multiple reports.