WASHINGTON (AP) — The senators who spent months stitching together a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure package are now trying to sell it to the American people before a key vote expected this week that would push a long recognized national priority much closer to the finish line, after years of talk.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Lindsey Graham has become the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying Monday he is “very glad” he received the vaccine, without which his current symptoms would be “far worse.”
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has tested positive for the coronavirus, the first senator to disclose a breakthrough infection after being vaccinated.
After much delay, senators unveiled a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package Sunday night, wrapping up days of painstaking work. Now, the debate begins.
Senate Republicans negotiating a $1 trillion infrastructure bill with Democrats said Wednesday they have reached agreement on major outstanding issues.
U.S. Sens. Burr, Tillis have differing responses to latest CDC masking guidance
HUNTERSVILLE — Protests outside the Lake Norman home of U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis continued overnight and resulted in three trespassing citations …
The Republican-sponsored legislative bill that threatens the existence of the N.C. High School Athletic Association seemed to come from way be…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans rejected an effort to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden, but pressure was mounting as supporters insisted they just needed more time before another vote possibly next week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on the big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden, but pressure was mounting as supporters insisted they just needed more time before another vote possibly next week.
A recurring clash between the government's top infectious disease doctor and a U.S. senator has erupted again on Capitol Hill, with each accus…
WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposal to strengthen IRS enforcement to crack down on tax scofflaws and help fund a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure spending bill is officially off the table, Republican Sen. Rob Portman said Sunday.
North Carolina — once again — has earned a lofty business-climate ranking, this time second behind Virginia in CNBC's America’s Top States for Business for 2021.
Yet — once again — North Carolina's uneven legislative record on social issues is cited as a concern by the ranking group.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pressuring lawmakers to reach agreement by next week on a pair of massive domestic spending measures, signaling Democrats’ desire to push ahead aggressively on President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar agenda.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats announced late Tuesday that they'd reached a budget agreement envisioning spending an enormous $3.5 trillion over the coming decade, paving the way for their drive to pour federal resources into climate change, health care and family-service programs sought by President Joe Biden.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Emerging from a private meeting at the White House, Sen. Bernie Sanders said Monday that he and President Joe Biden are on the same page as Democrats draft a “transformative” infrastructure package unleashing more than $3.5 trillion in domestic investments on par with the New Deal of the 1930s.
Suppressing voting rights
The Senate has unanimously passed a bill to make Juneteenth a federal holiday, to commemorate the end of slavery in the US.
N.C.'s House Bill 453, titled "Human Life Nondiscrimination Act/No Eugenics," would prevent women from having an abortion because of a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis have an opportunity this year to help find common ground on an issue that enjoys overwhelming support among…
The Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday that aims to boost U.S. technology in the face of growing international competition, most notably from China.
A state House bill that would gradually eliminate the state’s corporate income tax advanced Tuesday to the Senate floor. The proposed legislation began its life as a bill focused on the federal Paycheck Protection Program.
Dereliction of duty