Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation senior fellow, discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s latest COVID-19 relief budget priorities.
Cooper creates state Climate Action Corps volunteer group
Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Wednesday the formation of the North Carolina Climate Action Corps, which will focus on climate issues across the state.
The 2023 North Carolina state budget: Here’s what you need to know
Focusing on tax cuts and development projects in the more than $30 billion budget, Tuesday evening the leaders announced that the Senate will vote on the conference report at 2:00 PM Thursday with final votes at 9:30 AM Friday. The House is planning to hold budget votes on the floor on Wednesday and Thursday. Their agreement does not contain legalization for casinos or video lottery terminals.
Changes in store for NC’s judicial system under proposed budget
The judicial system in North Carolina would see plenty of changes if the proposed budget bill is passed, including a boost in the mandatory retirement age.
Over half of VinFast’s vehicles have been sold to itself
VinFast, the electric vehicle maker with plans to open a $4 billion manufacturing plant in Chatham County in 2025, has sold 11,300 vehicles during the first half of 2023. While that would usually be good news, here’s the kicker: more than half, 7,100, were sold to itself.