From the Web: Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project ASAP is thrilled to announce that we’re hosting a CSA fair on March 26, and we hope you’ll be there! Our Meet Your […]
N.C. youth camps band together, touting economic impact and seeking influence in Raleigh
The newly formed, Black Mountain-based North Carolina Camp Association has hired a lobbyist to promote its legislative agenda, armed with economic data saying the industry pumps $365 million into four WNC counties.
UPDATED WITH BILL: Voter photo ID proposal could increase state budget expenses and burden older ‘faithful voting block’
A proposal requiring voters to show an ID before casting a ballot is expected to be proposed by the state’s Republican leaders any moment, but some say the effort is costly, unnecessary and could burden the region’s most active voters, those 65 and older.
How Raleigh businessman Art Pope influences N.C.’s elections
Raleigh businessman Art Pope influenced elections across North Carolina, including the recent ouster of former state Sen. John Snow, of Murphy.
Proposal introduced to require N.C. insurers to cover autism diagnosis, treatment
The state’s largest insurer says coverage is there, but not for what it deems educational therapy. Advocates disagree.