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News & Observer: Stewardship, not just spending should be lawmakers’ focus
6/20/14 by Matthew Leatherman
By WNCN Staff
Two North Carolina Congressmen are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to issue tougher standards on the storage and disposal of coal ash, they said in a letter released Wednesday.
By Drew Brooks
Proponents of Fort Bragg's 440th Airlift Wing took another hit Tuesday, when the House Appropriations Committee rejected an amendment meant to protect the unit.
By Tammy Grubb
HILLSBOROUGH — In the chaos of the kitchen is where food entrepreneurs strike it hot, or get burned trying.
Three of every four culinary startups fail within a year, experts say, but at the Piedmont Food and Agricultural Processing Facility, entrepreneurs say they’ve found help staying out of the fire.
ASHEBORO - The North Carolina entrepreneur who was locked in a too-close-to-call Democratic Party primary with former "American Idol" singer Clay Aiken died Monday, said the president of the textile company he founded.
Keith Crisco, 71, died from "some type of fall" at his home, according to Robert Lawson, president of AEC Narrow Fabrics.
By Renee Schoof
Full funding for the NOAA lab on Pivers Island near Beaufort is included in a bill that the full House Appropriations Committee will take up on Thursday, U.S. Reps. David Price and Walter Jones announced on Monday.
By Renee Schoof
By Andrew Taylor
WASHINGTON — Lawmakers embarrassed by their inability to pass their annual spending bills the old-fashioned way are trying to get the broken budget process back on track.
By Jonathan Martin
ATLANTA — When Franklin D. Roosevelt established Social Security, he created generations of loyal Democrats. When Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare into law, he built on that legacy, particularly with older Americans. And when George W. Bush instituted a new prescription drug benefit for Medicare, it helped reclaim elderly voters for Republicans.
By Eric Garcia
In one of the most consequential Senate races in the midterm elections, North Carolina has seen an influx of money both to candidates and independent expenditure organizations.