Archive for June, 2018

NC SPIN episode #1024 Air Date 06/29/2018

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Topics: What Would Washington Say? \What Would North Carolina’s Founders Say? From Here Forward The Magic Wand   Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Political Analyst Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation John Hood, Syndicated columnist and Author Howard Lee, Former Senator and Board of Education Tom Campbell, Moderator

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This week on NC SPIN

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week’s show is different. As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s birth on July 4th we ask our panel to give their opinions as to how our nation’s and state’s founders would view us today. Interesting and insightful comments worth watch. On our panel this week are John Hood, syndicated columnist and author; Chris […]

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Trade and immigration wars threaten NC farmers

| June 28, 2018 | 3 Comments

by Tom Campbell, Producer and Moderator, NC SPIN, June 28, 2018. Driving through North Carolina’s countryside this time of year is both good for the soul and a reminder of the importance agriculture plays in our state. The NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences reports that agriculture adds $83.7 billion to our state’s […]

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US Supreme Court refuses to change legislative voting maps

| June 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Carolina Journal, June 28, 2018. The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to make any more changes to election maps for North Carolina’s 2018 legislative elections. An unsigned 8-1 ruling from the nation’s highest court means the legislative districts in place today will be the ones in place when voters head to the polls in […]

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Note to lawmakers: Don’t mess things up

| June 28, 2018 | 1 Comment

By Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation and NC SPIN panelist, June 28, 2018. Starting in 2011, North Carolina lawmakers have implemented transformational changes resulting in a strong and growing economy. More people are working, more opportunities are available, and a streamlined, more efficient state government is treating residents more fairly and equitably.    We’ve come a long way. Don’t mess it up.   Faced with a […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Becki Gray discusses the opioid crisis in NC”

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the June 22nd program: In this video, Becki Gray discusses the current issues regarding the opioid crisis in the North Carolina.

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After SPIN! Video – “What Didn’t You Get To Say? Chris Fitzsimon discusses the voter ID constitutional amendment”

| June 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video from the June 22nd program: In this video, Chris Fitzsimon discusses the voter ID constitutional amendment.

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Torrent of Constitutional Amendments are exclamation marks on dreadful session

| June 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Rob Schofield, NC Policy Watch and NC SPIN panelist, June 27, 2018. A short-timer. In the military (and many civilian workplaces too) a short-timer is someone who is nearing the end of his or her term of service. Often, the term is used pejoratively to describe individuals who shirk new or difficult tasks as […]

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Carolina economy had strong spring

| June 27, 2018 | 1 Comment

by John Hood, syndicated columnist and NC SPIN panelist, June 27, 2018. Even though Gov. Roy Cooper is a Democrat and the North Carolina Supreme Court has a majority of justices with Democratic backgrounds, state Democrats will be trying to make 2018 a “change election.” They hope to break the Republican supermajority in one or […]

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NC voters to have opportunity to strengthen rights for crime victims

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Brad Crone, Communications consultant and NC SPIN panelist, June 27, 2018. Both the North Carolina Senate and the state House passed victims’ rights legislation this week with an overwhelming bipartisan vote in both chambers.   The amendment, known as Marsy’s Law, will be on the November 6 ballot for all North Carolina voters to consider. […]

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