This is a view from the back of the North Carolina Legislative Building.
This is a view from the back of the North Carolina Legislative Building.

Raleigh, N.C. — While Julius Caesar would have done well to have been a little more careful on the Ides of March, there are no indications the sharp knives are out for either of the cabinet secretaries facing confirmation hearings Wednesday.

The Senate has already confirmed Military and Veterans Affairs Secretary Larry Hall, even after a protracted and public disagreement over whether the confirmation process is constitutional. A three-judge Superior Court panel has been weighing that question for more than a week, but it’s unclear when there might be a ruling.

Wednesday at noon, Secretary Jim Trogden, Gov. Roy Cooper’s pick to head the Department of Transportation, will go before the Senate Transportation Committee. At 2 p.m.,…