By Holly West People hoping to receive benefits from North Carolina’s Work First program may soon be required to take – and pay for –..
North Carolina is one of only two states that automatically charges 16- and 17-year-olds as adults when they commit crimes, but advocates..
A law winding its way through the General Assembly would make it impossible to hold food manufacturers liable in cases of obesity. By Holly..
By Holly West Incarcerated kids too often become victims of sexual violence, but the picture is improving, according to a new survey. The..
Funds for tobacco control and prevention are their lowest level in a decade in this year’s House and Senate budgets. By Rose Hoban..
This past weekend, the House of Representatives presented it’s biennial budget. NC Health News has put the House’s plan next to..
Update June 7, 2013: Lawmakers amended the budget bill Friday afternoon to reinstate the Child Fatality Task Force until July 2014...
A 10-year-old law proves harder to enact than originally anticipated. By Holly West Ten years after President George W. Bush signed the..
After a handful of tragic deaths caused by motorists passing stopped school buses, lawmakers move to strengthen the law. By Holly West Too..