RICHMOND, Va. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) today announced the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP”) due to ongoing delays and increasing cost uncertainty which threaten the economic viability of the project. Thomas F. Farrell, II, Dominion Energy chairman, president, and chief executive officer, and Lynn…

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by John Hood If you are among the minority of North Carolinians who haven’t supported the expansion of parental choice in education over the past two decades — in the form of charter schools, open enrollment among district schools, and aid to private-school students who have special needs or modest household incomes — the challenge…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to a July 3 post on Gallup.com, The Wells Fargo/Gallup Investor and Retirement Optimism Index — an indicator of U.S. investors’ outlook for the investing climate — showed the largest quarterly drop in its history for the second quarter. The index plunged a record 134 points in May, to +4, the…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is reporting the state’s highest one-day number of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases with 2,099 cases reported. Hospitalizations are also at a record high with 951 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. “We are seeing significant spread of the virus and it is very concerning,” said NCDHHS…

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RALEIGH, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) responded Thursday to Governor Cooper’s veto of legislation requiring agreement from a majority of the Council of State for business closures and bills allowing thousands of small businesses to safely operate. Senate Bill 105 would require Governor Cooper to obtain concurrence from a majority of the…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law on July 2: House Bill 902: P&C Changes/ Glob. Tranp./ Prison Pilot Senate Bill 808: Medicaid Funding Act House Bill 118: COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor House Bill 425: Implement Conner’s Law House Bill 1053: PED/ Military OL & Audiology Interstate Compact Governor Cooper…

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