GOOD ENOUGH FOR GOVERNMENT WORK: THE INTERPRETATION OF POSITIVE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS IN STATE CONSTITUTIONS
- Retirees dominate N.C. Assembly. // State Government News;May99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p8
States that retired people outnumber lawyers in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1999. Reason for the decline of the number of lawyers serving in the Legislature; Statistics on the ratio between lawyers and retired people.
- Foray for Hollywood. Monneyham, Scott // Business North Carolina;Oct2010, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p16
The article focuses on North Carolina's efforts to revive the state's film industry and bring back the big film productions via tax credits and other incentives which have become contentious political issues ahead of the state legislature elections. It notes that the increased tax breaks and...
- The Seventeenth: The Worst of All Amendments? Kenny, Jack // New American (08856540);4/1/2013, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p35
The article offers a retrospective of the provisions of the 17th Amendment of the Bill of Rights in the U.S. It notes that the amendment advanced to give more power to the unelected branch of the federal government called the Judiciary. The 17th amendment has broken down the constitutional...
- North Carolina Lawmakers OK $20.7B Budget, Including $500M of Debt. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;7/31/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32682, p4
The article reports that North Carolina General Assembly has gave a final approval on a $20.7 billion budget for fiscal 2008 that includes nearly $500 million of debt to be sold over three years. The budget allows borrowing for water and sewer projects, land preservation, and other capital...
- N. C. Commissioner: Rate-Dereg. Bills Would Make Auto Rates 'Skyrocket'. Hemenway, Chad // National Underwriter / P&C;4/18/2011, Vol. 115 Issue 14, p10
The article reports on the assertion of North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin that the insurance bills considered by the state's General Assembly that would eliminate his authority to establish a cap on automobile-insurance rates will result in higher rates.
- Cities will be up the river without a ladle. Martin, Edward // Business North Carolina;Nov2006, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p22
The article reports on the opposition of North Carolina residents against interbasin transfers from the Catawba River to Concord and Kannapolis. It states that the state lost a legal battle to keep Virginia Beach, Virginia, from taking 45 million gallons a day from Lake Gaston north of Raleigh....
- North Carolina voting rights debate is focus of nationally broadcast Charlotte forum. White, Herbert L. // Charlotte Post;10/23/2014, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p3A
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- North Carolina Finally has a Budget. Sigo, Shelly // Bond Buyer;9/21/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34380, p24
The article reports that the North Carolina General Assembly has approved a budget of 21.7 billion U.S. dollars for fiscal 2016 and 21.9 billion U.S. dollars for fiscal 2017.
- Congressional districts take on new shape. Carson, Stephanie Carroll // Charlotte Post;7/7/2011, Vol. 36 Issue 43, p3A
The article reports on the General Assembly's redistricting plan to be announced on July 11, 2011, and mentions the plan of the Southern Coalition for Social Justice in Durham to review the North Carolina redistricting maps for their impact on minority voters.