The NC Promise reduced tuition plan for Elizabeth City State University, UNC Pembroke and Western Carolina University would be available only to North Carolina residents under a House spending plan released Thursday.
Some of the cuts in the N.C. Senate’s budget aren’t part of a partial budget released by the N.C. House Thursday – setting up negotiations between Republicans leaders over the fate of food stamps, the Governor’s School and other programs.
The latest name linked to the Trump administration’s search for a new FBI director is Kenneth Wainstein, a former federal prosecutor whose report on the academic scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill confirmed the existence of no-show classes and their use in keeping athletes eligible for sports.
Former U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers is the new regional director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Atlanta. Ellmers lost a primary last year to U.S. Rep. George Holding, despite an endorsement from then-candidate Donald Trump.