The high price of North Carolina's transgender bathroom bill

May 9, 2016
The state could lose more than $4.5 billion in federal funding, a UCLA report estimates.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch takes questions after announcing federal action against North Carolina because of its bathroom bill on Monday.
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Furniture buyers may boycott famed North Carolina expo

Apr 4, 2016
The state's anti LGBT law may prompt furniture buyers to spurn High Point Market
Showplace exposition building in High Point, NC
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Mapping North Carolina's trans-friendly bathrooms

Mar 29, 2016
As the state's new law faces a federal lawsuit, one woman decides to highlight businesses with "safe bathrooms."
Urinals hang on a wall in a newly-inaugurated gender-free toilet in Berlin, Germany. North Carolina businesses are making similar adjustments to protest a new state law.
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At this factory, the workforce is paid in pennies

Oct 2, 2015
Does prison labor represent unfair competition for private industry?

Why car insurance rates vary wildly by state

Apr 27, 2015
States with lots of lawsuits tend to have higher insurance rates.

How tobacco farms are going organic

Nov 5, 2014
The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended.

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German vocational training could be coming to the U.S.

Aug 29, 2014
Manufacturing states like North Carolina hope to create similar apprenticeship programs.

North Carolina weighs the future of filming tax breaks

Aug 12, 2014
Some hail state tax breaks for the movie industry, but its future is in doubt.

North Carolina arrests highlight religious debate on poverty

Jul 8, 2013
Supporters of social service cuts and "Moral Monday" protesters both cite the Bible to explain their views on helping the poor.
Scene from a Moral Mondays protest in North Carolina.
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