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Topic - General Assembly
South Carolina House members removed their names Thursday from legislation that would allow the General Assembly to decide whether an independent prosecutor should investigate ethics allegations against a constitutional officer or other officers under the governor's control.
North Carolina legislators on Wednesday backed replacing fragmented local business privilege taxes with a streamlined, flat-fee system many hope will get passed when the full General Assembly convenes next month.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe wants lobbyists to disclose what they give to lawmakers' families.
The Virginia Senate approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats pointed fingers over who is responsible for a potential state government shutdown.
The numbers of teen driving deaths and injuries have fallen in North Carolina but moving violations are up since the General Assembly imposed new requirements on young drivers and their parents before teens can drive fully on their own, the Division of Motor Vehicles said.
North Carolina legislators can't ignore subpoenas seeking documents that could provide insight on the development and approval of last year's elections overhaul law being challenged in court, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
North Carolina's health secretary defended her agency's work since she took the job last year, responding Thursday to criticism from top Republican legislators who questioned whether the department could operate effectively and pull off any Medicaid overhaul.
House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello on Thursday called the process to reach a proposed settlement in the legal fight over Rhode Island's pension overhaul "frustrating" and said he believes the law would withstand a challenge in court.
The Connecticut General Assembly's budget-writing committee on Thursday approved a revised state spending plan of $19.04 billion - $12.3 million more than what Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has recommended for next fiscal year.
Gov. Pat McCrory asked Thursday for more belt-tightening within North Carolina government as pre-emptive actions to protect the state from a Medicaid shortfall and a fuzzy revenue picture.
Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers:
Just 4 percent of Virginia voters think the top priority of Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the General Assembly should be Medicaid — an issue that has paralyzed the budget process and forced a special session of the Legislature amid speculation about an unprecedented state government shutdown.
Two candidates seeking to chase down House Speaker Thom Tillis in North Carolina's Republican U.S. Senate primary have become bolder in their attacks on his decisions and conservative credentials.
Two bills in General Assembly seek a quick sale of the old Port of Port Royal, but a third measure puts on the brakes.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe proposed a two-year pilot of an expanded Medicaid program Monday in a bid to persuade Republicans to end an impasse over the state's budget.