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Reworking it out

Capital Goods: Republicans and Democrats in the General Assembly were at each other’s throats most of the past session.

2011-11

Dread it when credit is due

The start of another major election year is three months away. Unfortunately for the country, and for some of the candidates, a summer that began with a bit of economic hope ended with a lot of pessimism. Politicians have had to face up to a cold, hard reality: The sour economy isn’t likely to be much sweeter come campaign season.
2011-10

Taken to the extreme

It appears I have become an extremist. I know this because other people have declared it to be so.
2011-10

Bending the rules

You don’t have to look hard to find a business owner, be it a big-time developer or a small retailer, with a story about unwanted government regulation.
2011-09

Regional Report Charlotte September 2011

Charlotte boosters spent more than $700,000 — most of it tax money — on a Center City 2020 Vision Plan that focuses on what they want to see downtown but is fuzzy on details of how to get it.
2011-09

Down the rabbit hole

Illegal immigration can do funny things to politicians.
2011-08

One nation under nanny

President Obama came to town a few weeks ago, and much levity ensued.
2011-08

Incentives to win

It wasn’t happenstance. Gov. Beverly Perdue, delivering her State of the State address to the General Assembly back in February, recognized a company and its CEO, who stood in the House gallery.
2011-07

Soldier on

Thirty minutes, they said. “Get your combat gear and be on the airplane at Pope” — the Air Force base next door to Fort Bragg.
2011-06

The uniform commercial code

The night is hot, the beer cold, the neon bright. Rick’s Lounge, which anchors Hay Street — “Combat Alley” — in downtown Fayetteville, is packed.
2011-06

This business about the budget

Back in January, leaders of the new Republican majority in the General Assembly spoke of working in partnership with the Democratic governor.
2011-06

2011 Legal Elite

We asked top Tar Heel lawyers where they pictured themselves practicing — or just living — if it couldn’t be North Carolina.

2011-01

Easley and the enablers

Mike Easley always has been a charming fellow.

2011-01

The people pick up the tab

Everyone has a fuse, and when lit that fuse can ignite an extended rant on whichever subject an individual holds dear in his or her lockbox of rage.

2011-01

2009 Legal Elite

For the eighth year, North Carolina lawyers judge their peers to decide who presides as best of the bar.
2009-01

Economic outlook

For three years, Wayne Goodwin was state Insurance Commissioner Jim Long’s understudy.
2009-01

Legal Elite - Antitrust

2009 Legal Elite winner: Antitrust - Mark J. Horoschak, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, Charlotte
2009-01

Legal Elite - Bankruptcy

2009 Legal Elite winner: Bankruptcy - Holmes P. Harden, Williams Mullen, Raleigh
2009-01

Legal Elite - Business Law

2009 Legal Elite winner: Business Law - Gerad F. Roach, Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan LLP, Raleigh
2009-01

Legal Elite - Construction

2009 Legal Elite winner: Construction - Michael L. Wilson, Johnston, Allison & Hord PA, Charlotte
2009-01