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Carney not alone in mistaken votes Rep. Becky Carney is getting attention for her mistaken vote to override the governor's fracking veto. But she can take heart: President Barack Obama voted wrong when he was a state lawmaker, too...He is the son of
President Barack Obama voted wrong when he was a state lawmaker, too. Newer cars won't need emissions inspections Before legislators left town on Tuesday they approved a few more bills including one that allows newer-model vehicles to skip emissions
Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Corbis Republicans in the North Carolina state legislature successfully overrode a veto to its bill allowing the fracking of natural gas , after a Democrat opponent absent-mindedly pushed the wrong button. State representative Becky
N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina state representative says she voted mistakenly to override the governor's veto of a bill to allow the shale gas exploration called "fracking" but was told she couldn't change it because this would have altered the outcome.
State Rep. Becky Carney, a Charlotte Democrat, is hopeful her bill to give cities and towns more control over tree-cutting around billboards can become law, even though it faces long odds with only two days left in the current legislative session.
The primary race for Mecklenburg County's seats in the state legislature offers a sample of the head-spinning unpredictability of the 2010 election. Four House veterans face opponents from within their own party, a sampling of the anti-incumbent
Republican John Robitaille (ROH'-bih-teye) in this year's governor's race. The endorsement, announced Monday by the Robitaille campaign, is no surprise: Robitaille is a former senior aide to Carcieri, who's barred by term limits from seeking
Rep. Becky Carney because an announcer on TV said Carney had died...Carney, a Mecklenburg County Democrat, is starring in a television commercial for WakeMed hospital in Raleigh that she would just as soon not have qualified for. The baritone
Beverly Earle and Becky Carney all expect May primaries after candidate filing opens Feb. 8. Mackey denies having anything to do with recruiting the challengers, though one is his former legislative aide and another is a former associate from his
A House colleague of Rep. Becky Carney and two General Assembly police officers are being honored for saving her life when she went into cardiac arrest. The American Red Cross is slated to present Tuesday lifesaving awards to Rep. Bob England and