Dec. 5, 2019
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers in North Carolina have been picking up lighted signs to display in their vehicles. The Raleigh News & Observer reported Tuesday that the rideshare companies will need to post the signs by next summer because of a new state law. The law is meant to ensure that riders get into the right car when hailing a ride. The lighted signs must include the rideshare company name and logo.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Senate nominee for North Carolina Democrats in 2016 is now running for Congress in a Raleigh-area district newly redrawn to favor her party. Deborah Ross of Raleigh announced on Tuesday she would seek the 2nd Congressional District seat covering a portion of Wake County. The 2nd District seat is currently held by GOP Rep. George Holding, who hasn’t said yet whether he’ll seek reelection.
PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The United Daughters of the Confederacy has lost a bid to put a Confederate monument back on the grounds of a North Carolina courthouse after county officials removed it. WRAL reports Superior Court Judge Susan Bray issued the ruling Monday, more than a week after the monument was removed from the Chatham County Courthouse grounds.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges say the U.S. House district map that Republican state legislators drew last month will be used in the 2020 elections. A three-judge panel decided Monday that there wasn’t enough time in the election cycle to consider detailed redistricting arguments by voters who challenged the latest congressional maps and GOP state lawmakers.
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