Category: Government

Urban News to Cover 2012 Democratic Convention

The Urban News will be covering the 2012 Democratic Convention in Charlotte September 3-6 with live reports posted on our website every day and evening. Read more »

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Obamacare Fact Sheet

  Low-cost, consumer-friendly, market-driven, walk-in health care clinics can be found in retail stores like Walgreens, CVS, and Wal-Mart. Retailers are setting up the clinics, Read more »

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No More Racial Justice Act

Staff Reports In 2009 North Carolina made history by passing the Racial Justice Act, which allowed prisoners who had been given the death penalty to Read more »

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Legislature Removes Airport from City-County Control

Staff Reports Legislation changing the governance structure of Asheville Regional Airport was passed by the North Carolina General Assembly in the last days of the Read more »

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Election Results Are In:

Patsy Keever, Democratic winner for Congressional District 10. Photo: Urban News Yes to Amendment 1 = No to marriage; Obama v. Romney by Moe White Read more »

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NC Projects Receive Health Care Innovation Awards

26 Programs Nationwide Will Save Estimated $254 Million, Improve Health Care Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the first Health Care Innovation awards, Read more »

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Obama Administration Awards NC $21,135,087 to Enroll Eligible Children in Health Coverage

New Data Shows 1.2 Million More Children Nationwide Have Health Insurance since the Reauthorization of CHIP in 2009. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. Read more »

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Vote AGAINST on May 8th!

May 8 is primary election day, and every registered voter (you can register through April 13) will have a chance to vote on candidates for Read more »

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Primary Election Registration Deadline – April 13

Friday, April 13 is the deadline to register, or change your political party for the Buncombe County Primary Election to be held on May 8, Read more »

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Hagan Urges Eligible African American Farmers to Take Action in Discrimination Case

On September 23, 2010, Senator Hagan held a rally on Capitol Hill with the National Association of Black Farmers to introduce the legislation that funded Read more »

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