The State House has tentatively approved a new ethics package that is more stringent than current law. But it took hours of wrangling over what counts as a gift. Laura Leslie reports from the state capitol.
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Legislators returning to Raleigh yesterday came back to the welcome surprise of a huge surplus of tax collections. There is no shortage of proposals to spend it. But not everyone thinks that is the best idea. Laura Leslie reports from the State Capitol.
State House Democrats have decided to support Jim Black as speaker this year, despite a string of scandals around his office. Laura Leslie reports from the State Capitol.
President Bush visited Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte to hold a town meeting and answer questions from an invitation-only audience. Lorne Matalon prepared this report.
Since 1997, 170,000 North Carolinians have borrowed money from payday lenders. That is, until last month when payday lending was shut down in this state. Lorne Matalon reports.