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NC SPIN episode # 860 – Air Date 4/26/15

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On this week’s NC SPIN: Supreme Court Throws Out Redistricting Court Ruling, Tax Bills, Partisan Elections and Tell us Something We Don’t Know! Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Cash Michaels, Journalist Bob Orr, former Supreme Court Justice Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! – “Does Duke Energy’s $3 Million donation to the RGA look bad for McCrory?”

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John Hood – Bob Hall, from the left-leaning, Democracy North Carolina released a report this week showing that Duke Energy had donated more than 3 million dollars to the Republican Governor’s Association. Hall noted that the RGA donated more than 5 million dollars to Governor Pat McCrory’s election campaign in 2012. […]

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State leaders: A company like Volvo can’t find ‘certainty’ in NC incentives

| April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

by Richard Barron, Greensboro News-Record, April 21, 2015. Volvo may have dropped North Carolina from its list of prospective plant sites because this state can’t promise its incentive programs have solid legislative support, the state’s administration suggested Tuesday. Amid reports that Volvo is considering South Carolina or Georgia for a $500 million plant, North Carolina […]

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After SPIN! – “What fallout may come from possible misuse of SEANC funds?”

| April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! – “Question to Rufus Edmisten – An audit from the State Employees Association of North Carolina revealed that former Executive Director Dana Cope mishandled as much as a half million dollars in SEANC funds, much of it for personal use. What does this tell you about the oversight from the SEANC board and […]

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Supreme Court tosses NC court decision on voting district maps

| April 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

by Anne Blythe, The Charlotte Observer, April 20, 2015. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that had upheld the state’s Republican-drawn legislative and congressional districts. The nation’s highest court ordered the state’s highest court to reconsider whether legislators relied too heavily on race when drawing the 2011 maps, which […]

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