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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the August 30th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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Fate of legislative, congressional maps back in court

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Associated Press, published in Winston-Salem Journal, August 31, 2015. North Carolina’s boundaries for General Assembly and congressional seats were drawn four years ago by Republican legislators and have been used in the past two election cycles, helping bolster GOP electoral gains. Yet the initial litigation that called the role race played in forming the […]

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Members of the “third house” shape public policy

| August 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, August 30, 2015. When the loud thunk of the speaker’s gavel hammered a legislative day to a close on a recent afternoon, most members of the state House began moseying off to late-day meetings or, if they were lucky, home for the night. As rank and file lawmakers filtered out, more […]

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Tempers short as budget deadline extended

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Laura Leslie and Mark Binker, WRAL, August 27, 2015. Fuses are getting shorter in the Senate these days, and that frustration was in sharp relief Thursday as lawmakers approved their third budget deadline extension. The continuing resolution, House Bill 18, gives lawmakers until Sept. 18 to complete work on a compromise $21.74 billion spending […]

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NC SPIN episode # 878 – Air Date 8/30/15

| August 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch this week’s NC SPIN online! Topics: Another Budget Delay, Starving the Economic Development Startup, Is Our Unemployment Rate Going the Wrong Way? and #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Doug Raymond, Political Consultant Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor Tom Campbell, Moderator

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