Duke Energy has worked with legislators to pass Senate Bill 559, which would help raise funds for grid modernization and coal ash cleanup. Consumer advocates like Energy Justice NC say it could increase rates.
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President Trump said the economy was the best in the North Carolina’s history during his July 2019 Greenville rally. He is not wrong, but many factors go into measuring the economy, not just total GDP.
Medicaid expansion is a priority for Gov. Roy Cooper in the budget negotiations. This is a rundown of what you need to know about the issue.
North Carolina legislative district maps may change for the 2020 elections due to a partisan gerrymandering lawsuit, even after the Supreme Court decision. Here’s what Republicans and Democrats are arguing.
North Carolina's "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act" would require medical professionals to provide life-saving care specifically to infants who survive an abortion and to report instances of such births. Supporters fear that doctors allow infants to die.
Republicans and Democrats have made misleading claims about the "Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act."
‘The Best of Enemies’ stars "Empire" star Taraji P. Henson as civil-rights activist Ann Atwater and Academy Award winner Sam Rockwell as Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis, telling the true story of events in Durham, NC, in 1971. How does the movie compare to reality?
In a speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell used the election fraud case in North Carolina as a springboard to talk about how Republicans "for years" called for common sense safeguards against "voter fraud."
Gov. Roy Cooper made multiple claims about Medicaid expansion, education and more during his State of the State address Monday night. PolitiFact North Carolina checked them.
NC election fraud witness 'confirms early vote totals shared with Mark Harris'
"North Carolina and Texas have more (redistricting) litigation than the other 48 states, combined," NC Rep. David Lewis recently said.
Between planning the November elections and then launching an investigation into the 9th District Congressional race, the board in August received a subpoena from the office of Robert Higdon, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina.
In January, a judge dismissed an argument that Republican Mark Harris should be seated in the 9th Congressional District. Afterward, the candidates and their political parties released misleading statements about the status of the investigation.
Voters in North Carolina are being asked to support or oppose six changes to the state constitution. Here are PolitiFact NC’s fact-checks of claims about the amendments
Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race between Republican Mark Harris and Democrat Dan McCready
North Carolina might change its constitution to require voter ID at the polls, after its last attempt to pass such a law was struck down as unconstitutional.
Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 13th Congressional District between incumbent Republican Ted Budd and Democrat Kathy Manning.
Our guide to the facts in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District between incumbent Republican George Holding and Democrat Linda Coleman.
In both the aftermath and leading up to the storm, North Carolina politicans were quick to comment on Hurricane Florence on social media. A few attacked their opponents for not preparing the state, and others highlighted how prepared the state actually was.
Mayor Nancy McFarlane and Raleigh leaders have said they need a City Hall to make operations more efficient for staff members and the public.
Here are several quick explainers of different claims people are making about North Carolina's 'Raise The Age' push to stop automatically treating all 16- and 17-year-olds in the adult criminal justice system.
A North Carolina legislator compared Abraham Lincoln to Adolf Hitler and said the Civil War was unconstitutional. So we asked experts from both sides of the Mason-Dixon line what they thought.
North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest spoke in Texas about North Carolina's experience with House Bill 2. Texas is considering a similar bill. Here are several quick fact-checks of claims Forest made.
Organizers of a large anti-Donald Trump rally in Raleigh this weekend said 80,000 people were there protesting. However, that's probably not accurate.
North Carolina Republicans spent much of 2016 saying they had raised the average teacher pay to $50,000. A new report shows they just barely missed the mark.
A quick overview of N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper's promises that we'll track via the Coop-O-Meter.
What did people in North Carolina want to know about in 2016? Our top 10 articles from the year give some clues.
Dubious claims from both sides have been flying back and forth in Raleigh.
The back-and-forth took long enough, but North Carolina finally has a winner in the governor's race. And that means we're about to start tracking his political promises. Get ready for the Coop-O-Meter.
The NCAA announced Monday night would pull its popular basketball tournament out of North Carolina in 2017, in addition to championship matches in 2016 and 2017 for soccer, golf, tennis, lacrosse and baseball. The reason? North Carolina's controversial LGBT law, often called HB2 or the "bathroom bill." Here's a closer look at the four factors the NCAA cited in its decision.
North Carolina passed a wide-ranging law dealing with bathroom access, municipal powers and gay rights on March 23. Since then, it has become international news.