Based on frequent expansion announcements and magazine ratings, economic development seems to clicking in North Carolina. Still, an undercurrent of dissatisfaction with the process of attracting [...]
Peter Hans, a well-connected policy adviser, gets the call to lead the state’s renowned community-college system.
Liquor is such a profitable business filled with so many things that can go wrong that North Carolina has gotten very used to having its state government overseeing the spirits industry. [...]
Agnes Stevens, interim administrator of the N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, is a veteran PR professional who may need to use crisis-communications skills in her new post. Stevens was [...]
Amid a sizzling economy and robust foreign investment, Gov. Roy Cooper presses for more spending on education and job training.
For years, the term “living wage” has been a hot-button topic pitting business interests against unions and labor organizers advocating for a higher minimum salary. This week, the Republican-led [...]
Charlotte developer Peter Pappas advocates a broader approach to economic development — including more incentives for film companies.
Gov. Roy Cooper asked business leaders to oppose a state budget he deemed "fiscally irresponsble." Few heeded his call.
N.C. State Rep. Justin Burr filed a bill to change the election districts of the state's judges and change the course of justice in North Carolina. Burr says he didn't seek any input from [...]
North Carolina lawmakers may axe the state's Governor's School, a summer program for talented high school students.