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‘They Are Not a Priority’: Republicans’ Proposed Spending Plan Gets Early Criticism

As the NC General Assembly’s Republican House and Senate leaders announced their proposed budget Tuesday, state employees and others are shaking their heads.

Who wants to pay $5 a gallon when you can pull out your old skates? Photo by GraphicPhotoArt / Shutterstock
7 Easy Tips to Save Money on Gas This Summer

Check out these mostly legitimate and helpful tips to save money on gas and still enjoy your summer.

A push to stop big banks from hitting its customers with overdraft charges is gaining momentum.
Big Banks Need to Quit It With the Overdraft Fees, NC’s Attorney General Says

NC Attorney General Josh Stein joins others in calling on banks to stop collecting overdraft fees, which disproportionately impact communities of color. 

Tax time can be a headache, especially with the changes of 2021. The bright side is many of the American Rescue Plan's relief measures could mean bigger refunds for more families. (StevePB from Pixabay/Canva)
Filing Taxes? Here’s What’s Different –and Better – This Year.

Tax filers, rejoice! Many of the American Rescue Plan's changes to the tax code can spell bigger refunds for more families.

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Swipe Left on Scammers This Valentine’s Day, NC’s Attorney General Warns. They May Be After Your Money.

Here’s how to avoid being taken advantage of when looking for love. 

US Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina at a  Congressional Black Caucus event in April 2021. Butterfield's office is touting a Biden administration expansion of the child tax credit that they hope will lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Monthly $250 to $300 Checks from Child Tax Credit Start This Week. What Does That Mean for NC Families?

President Biden’s expansion of the child tax credit could help lift 137,000 North Carolina children out of poverty, officials hope.

Democratic U.S. House Rep. Deborah Ross in a 2016 file photo. Ross' attempts at passing equal pay legislation failed in the North Carolina General Assembly in years past, but Democrats in the state legislature say there's new momentum for the bill today. (Robert Willett/Raleigh News & Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)
‘Women in Our State Deserve to be Paid Fairly’: NC Democrats File Gender Pay Gap Legislation

Why supporters in North Carolina say there’s real momentum to address longtime pay gaps between men and women.