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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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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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Centene Corporation, a Fortune 50 provider of managed care services for public and private health plans, will create an East Coast regional headquarters and technology hub in Charlotte. This move, which was announced July 1, will bring 3,237 new jobs to North Carolina and an investment of $1,034,900,790 by 2032.  Centene’s 3,237-job…

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by Lindsay Marchello, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Roy Cooper was vague in explaining why he delayed an announcement about how and when schools will start classes. All 115 N.C. school districts were asked to create three reopening plans, ranging from most to least restrictive. Wednesday, July 1 was the deadline for…

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CARY, N.C. — Catherine Truitt, a former Johnston County public schools teacher and the Republican nominee for N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction, issued the following statement Wednesday after Governor Roy Cooper delayed his scheduled announcement on the reopening of schools this fall:  “I am glad that Roy Cooper surprised us all by not dictating a one-size-fits-all solution…

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