state politics

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Chamber luncheon features GOP candidate for governor

July 8. Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, the Republican candidate for governor, will be the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce PowerLuncheon speaker at NorthStone Country Club on Aug. 15. Robinson will present his vision for the state just as NC Attorney General Josh Stein did at the May PowerLuncheon. Background Robinson, the first black Lieutenant Governor […]

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NC Attorney General Josh Stein provides ‘State of Business Climate’ for LKN Chamber

June 4. NC Attorney General Josh Stein gave an overview of the business climate at the Lake Norman Chamber’s Legislative PowerLuncheon at NorthStone Country Club. Stein, the Democratic candidate for governor, said he has focused on making sure that North Carolina’s economy is healthy. “I’m running for governor because I believe in the promise of […]

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Former Cornelius mayor will run for NC Auditor in 2024

Nov. 29. Former NC Sen. Jeff Tarte, a Cornelius resident, plans to run in the GOP primary for State Auditor in March. Tarte is a former mayor of Cornelius and the incoming chair of the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce. Background As a state senator he authored legislation that required the six largest departments in […]

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Restricting college tenure could hurt state economies

June 13. By Stephen Elliott | NC Newsline. North Carolina is among the states in which proposals to end academic tenure for university professors have been advanced. Daniel Brinks, who chairs the government department at the University of Texas at Austin, doesn’t usually have a tough time recruiting professors. After all, UT is one of […]