The board voted 6-2 Thursday evening to go ahead with purchasing about 220 ballot scanners that both read and tabulate paper ballots to comply with a state law that takes effect next month.
DEQ officials spoke at a meeting Wednesday arranged by the Guilford County legislative delegation to share information about Greensboro's recent citation from the agency for releasing 1,4-dioxane at a concentration many times above permissible levels.
The congressman has introduced the Prison to Prosperity Act and hopes for passage before the 2020 elections.
Are two states stronger than one in bringing changes that make renewable energy more widely available? State legislators from North Carolina and South Carolina discuss renewable energy at annual meeting of clean energy groups in Greensboro.