Press Releases

April 01, 2014
January 30, 2014

RALEIGH, NC— As Governor McCrory boasts about a ‘Carolina Comeback,’ a much more alarming economic trend is occurring behind the reality of the unemployment rate in North Carolina.

January 20, 2014

On Friday, a federal judge struck down a 2011 anti-women’s health law passed by the Republican majorities in the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA).  Then-governor Bev Perdue vetoed the legislation calling it “a dangerous intrusion” in the Summer of 2011.

January 14, 2014

House Speaker Thom Tillis’ refusal to expand Medicaid has reportedly led to North Carolina losing 500 jobs in addition to passing up an opportunity to create 25,000 new jobs because of partisan politics.

January 10, 2014

In a surprise announcement, State Senator Thom Goolsby (R-New Hanover) said today he will not seek re-election to the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA).  The embattled state senator, known for his penchant for inflammatory remarks directed at political opponents, faced a tough re-election battle in 2014.

January 08, 2014

The North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP) Chair Randy Voller released the following statement on Representative Mike McIntyre's (D-7) decision to retire at the end of this congressional term.