North Carolina AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion By Camila Domonoske • Mar 27, 2017 The Associated Press has tallied up business lost in North Carolina because of the controversial "bathroom bill," and estimates the total cost is at least $3.76 billion over 12 years. That estimate is probably low, the wire service says. Legislature Advances Anti-Abortion Bills In Flurry Of Votes By Ryland Barton • Jan 6, 2017 J. Tyler Franklin The state House of Representatives has passed a bill requiring doctors to conduct an ultrasound on women seeking abortions and provide a detailed description of the unborn fetus. It’s the first bill to pass out of the newly Republican chamber. U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s Son Charged With Assault By John Walker & The Associated Press • Jan 15, 2013 Wikimedia Commons U.S. Senator Rand Paul's son has been charged with assaulting a flight attendant during a trip from Kentucky to North Carolina. U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s Son Arrested in North Carolina By John Walker & AP • Jan 7, 2013 Wikimedia Commons U.S. Senator Rand Paul's son, William Hilton Paul, was arrested this weekend after a flight from Kentucky to North Carolina.