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Bills fly through House as crossover deadline nears

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Laura Leslie, WRAL, April 20, 2017. With the crossover deadline a mere week away, state House lawmakers cruised through nearly 40 bills Thursday afternoon, most passing with little discussion after being extensively vetted in committees. Crossover is a deadline set every session by which most legislation must pass either the House or the Senate […]

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Dueling tax cuts between the House and Senate

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Matt Caulder, Capitol Connection, April 19, 2017. Both the House and the Senate have put forward tax cut plans for the coming biennial budget. The competing plans will be discussed in earnest as legislators work to craft a budget plan to send to the governor for signing before the new fiscal year starts July […]

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NC SPIN episode # 964 – Air Date 4/23/2017

| April 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics:  North Carolina at Spring Break, The Legislative Record, Tax Day and the State Economy, $3 Billion Debt Reduction and Infrastructure Plan Introduced, Child Welfare Reform Proposed and Early Thoughts on 2018 Elections. Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Joe Mavretic, Former […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What are you reading over spring break?”

| April 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Tom and the panelists discuss what books they are reading this spring. John: Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People by Randy E. Barnett Brad: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson Joe: Escaping Viet Nam – H’Yoanh’s Story by Harriet T. Hill And […]

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

| April 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the April 16th 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 # 963 – Air Date 4/16/2017

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics:  Re-do on Merged State Ethics and Elections Boards, Medicaid Expansion Introduced, Reduce Number of Judges on Court of Appeals, Hog Waste, School Calendar Changes and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Joe Mavretic, Former House […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Is the Trump/Russia investigation Burr’s chance to lead?”

| April 12, 2017 | 3 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Connie and Rufus – We’ve all heard talk the ongoing investigations concerning Russian interference in our 2016 elections. With all the noise and distractions it appears that North Carolina’s Senator Richard Burr has an opportunity to lead our state hasn’t seen since Senator Sam Erwin headed up the Watergate Committee back […]

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After SPIN! Video “Should NC expand Medicaid?”

| April 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – The failure of the U.S. Congress to repeal and replace Obamacare has many now saying that we should move forward in North Carolina to expand the Medicaid rolls. We’re told some 500,000 could be added through that expansion. Tell us why you favor or oppose Medicaid expansion […]

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

| April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the April 9th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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House lawmakers propose infrastructure, debt reduction plan

| April 7, 2017 | 2 Comments

by Tim Moore, Speaker of NC House, speakermoore.com, April 6, 2017. North Carolina House Appropriations Chairman Dean Arp (R-Union) and Deputy Majority Leader Stephen Ross (R-Alamance) introduced House Bill 583 Pay-As-You-Go Capital & Infrastructure Fund at a press conference Thursday, legislation to improve the state’s approach to long-term funding of public roads and buildings.   The bill provides […]

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