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

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the May 22nd program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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NC SPIN episode # 916 – Air Date 5/22/2016

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: The House Budget, The June 7th Primary, The Supreme Court Election, and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Gene Arnold, Former Legislator Brad Crone, Political Consultant John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Howard Lee, Former Senator, Chair State Board of Education Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “How are North Carolina students doing?”

| May 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to John Hood – The National Assessment for Education Progress recently released their latest Report Card of the states. In North Carolina 8th graders scored 4 points below the national average in reading and, while they matched the national average in math, the average declined five points from last year. What’s your […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Should the State Treasurer join corporate boards of directors?”

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Chris Fitzsimon – State Treasurer Janet Cowell, who is not seeking re-election, has come under fire because she has agreed to join two corporate boards of directors. Many are saying they might present potential conflicts of interest and the Treasurer shouldn’t risk that possibility. What do you say?”

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House passes budget on crucial vote with broad bipartisan support

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Barry Smith, Carolina Journal, May 18, 2016. The N.C. House on Wednesday gave its initial approval to the state’s $22.2 billion General Fund budget that includes a middle-class tax break along with a modest boost in salaries for state employees and teachers. The bill passed with a bipartisan vote of 103-12, with every Republican and 30 Democrats backing […]

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