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Just hours after Senate Republicans failed to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act — seemingly ending a dogged legislative effort — members of the North Carolina congressional delegation were pushing for a new attempt.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Johnson C. Smith University and other local colleges are millions of dollars in debt to the federal government, according to a new report that says the problem is affecting many historically black colleges.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Senate Republican leaders released on Thursday a revised plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but it drew criticism from senators on both sides of the political divide within the Republican party, indicating a treacherous path for the bill.
Tashni-Ann Dubroy, who recently resigned after two years as president of Shaw University, takes one more notable memory with her as she moves into a top administrative post at Howard University this fall.
U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, a Charlotte Democrat, joined the Observer Wednesday for a Facebook Live, where she’ll answered questions from the public and a reporter Jim Morrill.
Watch it on the Observer’s Facebook page.
Noting that the NC Republican legislative leadership is “dragging their feet” about doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, Congresswoman Alma Adams says they frankly “don’t give a damn about these citizens.”
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Hundreds of Charlotteans, along with many local leaders, celebrated America’s birthday Tuesday morning in east Charlotte during the 49th annual Hickory Grove parade.
Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, and Nasya Blackwell, a rising junior at North Carolina A&T State University, are interning in both a Democratic and a Republican office on the Hill this summer.
If the Senate health care plan becomes law, no state’s residents would fare worse than North Carolina, according to a new study on the proposed bill.