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NC SPIN episode # 997 – Air Date 12/10/2017

| December 8, 2017 | 2 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! NC SPIN #997 is dedicated entirely to healthcare and was recorded at the Winter Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians in Asheville.  Topics:                                           How healthy is North Carolina? Medicaid Reform NC Opioid Crisis Rural healthcare   Panelists: Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Does Judicial Partisanship make a difference in court decisions?”

| December 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Bob Orr – There has been a lot of talk about judicial partisanship in court decisions. As a former member of the Supreme Court and a participant in many court cases since that time do you see evidence that the courts favor one political party over the other? If not, why […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Did Bishop William Barber get to meet with Pope Francis?”

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Cash Michaels – You broke the story about Bishop William Barber attending a conference at the Vatican and having an audience with Pope Francis. What is the significance of his attendance and what have you learned about the audience with the Pope?”

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After SPIN! Video – “Are lower collected taxes due to income tax cuts?”

| December 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Dennis – For the first four months of the state’s fiscal year we learned that collections from personal and corporate income taxes and sales taxes were $34 million less than in the same period last year, even though total tax and non tax revenues are about the same as […]

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

| December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the December 3rd 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 # 996 – Air Date 12/3/2017

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: The Map Act Verdict and Other Court Cases,  Skills Gap in our Workforce,  Forbes Ranks NC #1 Business State and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Cash Michaels, Journalist Bob Orr, Former Supreme Court Justice Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video -“Why hasn’t the Legislature confirmed Gov. Cooper’s appointments?”

| November 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Howard and Joe – In January Roy Cooper will have been our Governor for one year. One of the responsibilities in office is the appointment of members to boards and commissions but there are many who have not been confirmed by the legislature, especially the State Board of Education. Lawmakers say […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Should the UNC BOG Members hire their own staff?”

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! :Question to John and Chris – The winds of change are blowing for the UNC Board of Governors. At a recent meeting a proposal was put forward for the Governors to hire their own separate staff instead of relying on staff from the President’s office. Give us your thoughts on the idea.”

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NC SPIN episode # 995 – Air Date 11/26/2017

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: NCAA Decision still Reverberating over UNC,  Talking Trash,  Prison Problems and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Howard Lee, Former Senator, Chair State Board of Education Joe Mavretic, Former House Speaker Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Should revenue from using a university building be taxed?”

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Howard and Joe – The state of Connecticut recently passed a law saying that public universities that generate more than $6,000 in revenue from using a public building must pay property taxes on the property. Comment on this and respond as to whether North Carolina should implement a similar law.”

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