January 27, 2023

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Whatley receives Trump endorsement for RNC Co-Chair

NCGOP Chairman Michael Whatley RALEIGH — North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Michael Whatley received an endorsement on Jan. 22 from 45th President Donald Trump to become the co-chair of the Republican National Committee. At the […]

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Aho nets hat trick, Hurricanes beat Isles

Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho celebrates with Seth Jarvis after scoring one his three goals in Carolina’s 5-2 win Saturday over the Islanders in Elmont, New York. (Mary Altaffer / AP Photo) NEW YORK — Sebastian […]

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State Superintendent rolls out Operation Polaris 2.0

RALEIGH — North Carolina State Superintendent Catherine Truitt rolled out updates and some revisions last week to her signature Operation Polaris plan.   “Operation Polaris continues to serve as a long-term, proactive and forward-thinking vision for […]

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Tillis chosen for position with Senate Republican leadership

Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks to federal judicial nominees during a Senate Judiciary Hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades) WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) […]

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  • Panthers hire Frank Reich as head coach
    The Carolina Panthers have hired the sixth full-time coach in team history. After a one-month coaching search, the team brought in the man who was the first quarterback in franchise history — Frank Reich. The [...] The post Panthers hire Frank Reich as head coach first appeared on The North State Journal.
  • US union membership rate hits all-time low despite campaigns 
    The U.S. union membership rate reached an all-time low last year despite high-profile unionization campaigns at Starbucks, Amazon, Apple and other companies.  Union members fell to 10.1% of the overall U.S. workforce, according to the [...] The post US union membership rate hits all-time low despite campaigns  first appeared on The North State Journal.
  • Debt ceiling: 2011 showdown leaves lessons for Biden, GOP
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The debate around raising the debt ceiling sounds eerily similar: Newly elected House Republicans, eager to confront the Democratic president in the White House, refused to raise the debt limit without cuts [...] The post Debt ceiling: 2011 showdown leaves lessons for Biden, GOP first appeared on The North State Journal.
  • Virginia, Amazon announce $35 billion data center plan 
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Amazon Web Services plans to invest $35 billion in new data centers in Virginia under a deal with the state, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced last week.  Millions of dollars in incentives to [...] The post Virginia, Amazon announce $35 billion data center plan  first appeared on The North State Journal.
  • Local Government Commission approves financial requests for Asheville, Chapel Hill, Cornelius
    RALEIGH — At its Jan. 10 meeting, the N.C. Local Government Commission (LGC) approved financial requests made by Asheville, Chapel Hill, and the town of Cornelius.  The LGC is the statutory body that examines town [...] The post Local Government Commission approves financial requests for Asheville, Chapel Hill, Cornelius first appeared on The North State […]
  • Treasurer: NC Highway Trust Fund loan repaid early by NCDOT 
    RALEIGH — As of Dec. 28, 2022, N.C. State Highway Trust Fund loans of over $1 billion were repaid two years early by the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT), according to State Treasurer Dale Folwell.  [...] The post Treasurer: NC Highway Trust Fund loan repaid early by NCDOT  first appeared on The North State Journal.

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