Prior to the 1960s and urban renewal, the Southside neighborhood of Asheville was a bustling Black economic center in the East Riverside community.
In North Carolina, the unemployment rate fell to 3.3% for June, while the number of employed people in the state grew by 14,580, according to Associated Press. Earlier this year, Gov. Roy Cooper called for an increase in unemployment benefits.
According to a national survey, North Carolina’s child care system mirrors what’s happening across the nation, as low worker pay, staff shortages and high tuition impact access to quality child care for millions.
Gov. Roy Cooper’s top budget officials said in July that the Republican Senate’s effort to accelerate tax cuts ahead of the current schedule would cost the state $13 billion annually by 2030.
Despite ‘Agreement’ on Teacher, State Employee Raises, No Budget Means No Raises, No Medicaid Expansion
Source: The News & Observer Budget discussions at the legislature have been on hold for weeks as North Carolina Republicans granted themselves extra vacation after
With the NCGOP failing year after year to fully invest in public education, the passage of an extreme abortion ban, and an ever-growing health care coverage gap, CNBC notes that these factors, and more, could negatively impact the state’s business success.
“State and federal partnerships are critical to helping us close the digital divide and we are grateful to the Biden-Harris administration for this historic investment to expand high-speed Internet access in North Carolina,” said Gov. Roy Cooper.
Lawmakers in the General Assembly are out of Raleigh for another week, as the state budget remains without any votes. According to Fox8, Republican House
Nearly 30 local governments in rural areas across North Carolina were awarded grants that will help boost local economies. The grants come from the Rural Transformation Grant Fund (RTGF), which helps support rural economic development projects in the state.
Gov. Roy Cooper visited Charlotte recently to kick off closing the digital divide for people living in affordable housing thanks to an FCC Grant of