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NC SPIN episode #834 – Air Date 10/26/14

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Topics: paper classes and arranged grades, the 10 million dollar election, charter school transparency, and #TellUsSomethingWeDon’tKnow. Panelists: Joining moderator Tom Campbell this week are Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch, John Hood, President of the John Locke Foundation, Joe Mavretic, Former House Speaker, and Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor.

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Tillis’ switch on Medicaid draws fire

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Jim Morrill, News and Observer, October 23, 2014. In last spring’s Republican primary, U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis ran an ad touting his fight against an expanded Medicaid program. “Thom Tillis has a proven record fighting against Obamacare,” the narrator said. “Tillis stopped Obama’s Medicaid expansion cold. It’s not happening in North Carolina, and […]

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SPIN This Week – October 26

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tune into NC SPIN this week as we discuss paper classes and arranged grades, the 10 million dollar election, charter school transparency, and tell us something we don’t know. Joining moderator Tom Campbell this week are Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch, John Hood, President of the John Locke Foundation, Joe Mavretic, Former House […]

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After SPIN! 10/19/14 – “What do you think of state money spent on outside law firms?”

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 10/19/14 – Question to Rufus Edmisten: “The Associated Press reported that the state has run up legal bills from outside law firms amounting to several million dollars. Some was spent by the Attorney General to help defend the redistricting lawsuits but a large amount was spent by the legislature because Attorney […]

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State Attorney: NAACP may try to disrupt elections

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Barry Smith, Carolina Journal, October 23, 2014. As early voting opens for the 2014 general election, an attorney representing the state in the lawsuit fighting state election law reforms is seeking further information regarding statements made earlier this month by the Rev. William Barber at the state NAACP convention. The statements, according to a […]

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