Over at NC Capitol Connection, Matt Caulder had a story giving one explanation about why the legislature undermined the voter ID law: a state agency had chop-blocked the state's legal case, by trying to charge for state ID's that by law were free. A bigger question might be: Why did this happen? Who's was responsible? Will anyone be […]
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With the Senate's passage of a budget bill, there are now two contrasting visions of what state government should do in the upcoming year. That sets up a clash between the two philosophies, with less than two weeks left before the end of the fiscal year. Find out more at NC Capitol Connections.
The Senate's $21.47 billion budget comes in at about $700 million less than the House proposal.
The state Senate leadership's budget plan, if it becomes law, will mean the great majority of NC taxpayers will be able to keep more of their own money.
We hear through the grapevine that some people are citing our most recent online survey to say NC voters would like to grant drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Online surveys aren't meant to be scientific studies of public opinion, but rather ways of letting people express their views […]