A new low in bullying

| November 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Rob Schofield, NC Policy Watch, November 25, 2015. The Right’s shameless attacks on transgender people  It’s not hard to tell that election season is around the corner in North Carolina. Once again, conservative politicians and their allies are lining up to bash weak and unpopular groups in an effort to stoke fear and gin […]

Continue Reading

Trump’s comments worry NC Republicans

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

by Laura Leslie, WRAL, November 26, 2015. Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump knows that inflammatory statements get a lot of media coverage – and he’s made a lot of them lately. Now, there’s growing concern among Republicans in North Carolina and nationwide that his comments are hurting the party’s image – and its ability to […]

Continue Reading

NC SPIN episode # 891 – Air Date 11/29/15

| November 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

This week on NC SPIN we have a special program featuring 4-H members from our state. We want to hear the spin our young people give. NC SPIN has been proud to have been associated with the outstanding young men and women of 4-H for many years and at least once a year we like […]

Continue Reading

Folwell retiring from state government post

| November 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Richard Craver, Winston-Salem Journal, November 24, 2015. Dale Folwell, a prominent Forsyth County appointee in the McCrory administration, said Tuesday he is stepping down from his Commerce Department duties on Dec. 1. Folwell has served since March 2013 as assistant secretary for the Division of Employment Security. His main responsibility has been resolving inefficiencies […]

Continue Reading

Connect NC bonds get endorsement from ECU Trustees

| November 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Donna King, Jones and Blount, November 23, 2015. Connect NC bonds got a vote of approval from East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees Friday. The board voted unanimously to endorse the $2 billion bond referendum that is slated to be on ballots statewide on March 15, 2016. ECU is the state’s third largest university and would get $90 million of […]

Continue Reading