House of Representatives


John Cole cartoon sums up the year in NC government

BY: - December 28, 2015

In case you missed it this morning, NC Policy Watch cartoonist John Cole neatly summed up the year in North Carolina policy and politics with this entry — “Legislative Auld Lang Syne”:


Today’s marriage discrimination vote: Four cowardly minutes

BY: - June 11, 2015

Today’s vote in the North Carolina House of Representatives to override Gov. Pat McCrory’s veto of Senate Bill 2 — lawmakers’ latest effort to preserve some precious shreds of hate and discrimination in state marriage law — was absurd and offensive for a number of reasons. There was the substance of the new law that […]


State House member to constituents: Spare members from voting on controversial measures

BY: - June 9, 2015

You have to wonder what was going through Rep. Chuck McGrady’s head the other day when he was composing his latest newsletter for his constituents in House District 117. McGrady, who has a reputation as a relative moderate in the House GOP caucus, devoted the newsletter to a survey of the conservative social agenda bills […]

Carolina Journal: One of N.C. House’s top Dems owed more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes

BY: - June 24, 2014

One of the top Democrats in the state House or Representatives owed more than $100,000 in unpaid taxes, according to court filings and tax records reviewed by the Carolina Journal for this report. State Rep. Michael H. Wray, a Gaston Democrat serving as the deputy minority leader, owed more than $100,000 for federal, state and […]