Economy


A person in an orange shirt accompanied by another in gray load numerous gas containers into a sedan at a Charlotte, NC gas station.
Hoarders Are Reselling Gas at $100 a Gallon in NC. Here’s Why That’s an Offer You Should Definitely Refuse.

Hoarders are reselling gas at high markups in North Carolina, but buying is dangerous and thanks to Colonial Pipeline resuming production, unnecessary.

A new federal program would help many NC families with internet bills. (Image via Getty Photos)
This Federal Program Could Shave $50 Off Your Internet Bill

Struggling North Carolinians can apply to this temporary program to get help with their Internet bills or buying a tablet or computer.

In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, State Sen. Jay Chaudhuri, D-Wake, speaks on the NC Senate floor. Chaudhuri is one of several Democrats who sponsored COVID relief bills this week tailored to lower-income and middle-class North Carolina families.  (AP Photo/Ben McKeown, File)
Struggling NC Families Could Get Some Much Needed Help—Including $1,000 Checks—If These Bills Pass

Legislation filed in North Carolina takes on COVID relief for pandemic job losses, broadband internet, and tax credits for working families.

Gov. Roy Cooper (L) greets then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Raleigh in October 2020. Cooper says it is "critical" for North Carolina that Congress passes Biden's American Jobs Plan. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Federal Infrastructure Bill ‘Critical’ for North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper Says

Cooper calls on Congress to pass the American Jobs Plan, which includes massive amounts of funding for roads, bridges, broadband, housing, and climate change.

In this 2016 file photo, people gather in front of a Flint, Mich. church before participating in a national march to highlight the push for clean water. (Image via Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
NC Could Shrink Drinking Water Lead Levels Under This Federal Plan

An ambitious piece of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal would replace lead pipes across the country.

US President Joe Biden speaks to the press before boarding Air Force One at Dobbins Air Reserve Base April 29, 2021, in Marietta, Georgia. Friday, April 30 marked 100 days in office for Biden. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)
The Top 10 Things Joe Biden Has Done in His First 100 Days

From hefty stimulus checks to emergency housing assistance and small business relief, President Biden has been a whirlwind in his first 100 days.

A woman wears a mask as she passes a grafitt message in Los Angeles in May 2020. (Image  via Getty Images)
Evictions on Your Record Make it Hard to Find a New Place. Here’s a Fix.

Two NC Democratic lawmakers explain why they filed a bill to expunge records of evictions during the pandemic.