New NC insurance bills could help homeowners and insurance companies,…

Posted by March 28, 2023

Several changes to state insurance laws are picking up steam at the General Assembly.One could help homeowners, one could help people who work as subcontractors

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House lawmakers to vote on legalization of online sports wagering…

Posted by March 28, 2023

Betting on professional and college sports from a cellphone or other electronic device, an issue debated by North Carolina lawmakers for more than two years, co

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‘A disaster’: Opponents push to stop North Carolina’s sports betting…

Posted by March 27, 2023

Kids swapping bets the way they once traded baseball cards. A sharp rise in personal financial trouble, and a sharp decline in middle class wealth. And a state

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Companies, families, seek funding boost for hard-to-fill in home health…

Posted by March 22, 2023

The in-home health care aides who work with disabled people across the state, giving families some respite, often make less than $15 an hour.With wages in entry

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NC sports wagering bill advances through first House committee

Posted by March 21, 2023

A bill to legalize mobile sports wagering in North Carolina cleared the House Commerce Committee on Tuesday, the first step this year in allowing betting on spo

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NC’s sports wagering bill attracts bipartisan backers, faces long path…

Posted by March 14, 2023

More than a quarter of House lawmakers are backing new legislation to legalize mobile sports betting in North Carolina. The bill must clear four committees bef

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NC’s child care crunch threatens workforce, getting big business’ attention

Posted by February 12, 2023

An often-unseen hole in North Carolina’s infrastructure is making life harder for working parents and holding back the economy: A child care shortage.Lauren H

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Bill would make businesses pay if they keep you waiting

Posted by January 31, 2023

If your doctor or repair person cancels your appointment on short notice, should they have to pay you for your time? Some state lawmakers say yes!Rep. Keith Kid

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Lindberg insurance companies to be liquidated, NC court rules

Posted by November 22, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina judge approved a request from state regulators to liquidate a pair of insurance companies linked to Greg Lindberg, a North Ca

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