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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Mecklenburg County Chief District Court Judge Elizabeth Trosch approved a temporary return to paper processes late Sunday evening amid a mass outage of the new digital case … more
CONCORD — Some online services provided by the Cabarrus County Register of Deeds remain down following a cybersecurity event with the Greensboro-based records website vendor. … more
Nashville police Chief John Winstead and Nashville Human Resources Director Matt Joyner late last month were suspended indefinitely with pay, Town Manager Randy Lansing said Friday afternoon. … more
Like his predecessors in the General Assembly, Onslow County Sen. Michael Lazzara makes the same misguided arguments in his SB 200 that government should take over notifying the public of important … more
A newly sworn-in North Carolina General Assembly and a fresh legislative session present an opportunity to significantly advance government transparency and the people’s right to … more
State senators are taking aim at a shady business practice, but instead of chasing cash-grabbers into the sunlight, they’ve decided we’d all be better off in the dark. Sen. Tim … more
Legislation filed on Thursday would increase the criminal penalties on North Carolina school employees who have sex with students and on school administrators who fail to promptly report the … more
When Gov. Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7049 in May, Florida became the first state to enact a law allowing local governments to publish notices on their own websites rather than in newspapers. … more
Lawmakers in the N.C. General Assembly will again take up what, on its face, seems a commonsense bill that would open the disciplinary records of government employees. The Government Transparency Act … more
For decades North Carolina has ranked near the bottom of all states in the country when it comes to the public’s right to know what went wrong when a government employee is transferred, demoted … more
The North Carolina General Assembly remains poised to make open government history next week when lawmakers return to Raleigh for the last time in 2021. It has been a while since our legislature has … more
Embattled Myers Park High Principal Mark Bosco has a new job in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, following a nearly-three month investigation and suspension prompted by complaints from students that he … more
  Link to Full story at Goldsboro News Argus   Shycole Simpson-Carter, Goldsboro’s former community relations director, said Friday the city is losing its top … more
Link to Full story   Goldsboro’s travel and tourism director has resigned, making her the sixth of the city’s 16 department heads to leave the city during the past 10 … more
Three Wilmington police officers were  fired last year  after video footage from one officer’s cruiser revealed they had made a slew of racist and hate-filled remarks. Employee … more
When the 2021 session of the General Assembly began, passage of legislation to advance public access to records of disciplinary actions taken by those employed by taxpayers in state and local … more
Open Government access in North Carolina went through several historic steps this legislative session, and despite the work of anti-transparency lobbying groups representing teachers and state … more
This secrecy is at odds with North Carolina's otherwise broad commitment to principles of government transparency that promote our informed democracy.  In other areas of public records law, … more
It’s no secret that disciplinary records of taxpayer-funded employees are kept behind lock and key. That shroud of secrecy prevents the public from finding out why a teacher moves from school … more
A Wilson Times editorial Who says North Carolina’s state employees and schoolteachers are against transparency? Lobbying efforts from the State Employees Association of North Carolina … more
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