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NC SPIN episode # 981 – Air Date 8/20/2017

| August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Redistricting Guidelines, Smaller School Districts, Today’s Incivility 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 – “Are we doing enough to prevent prescription drug abuse?”

| August 18, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Peg O’Connell – The owner of a steel fabrication company said she has plenty of jobs to fill but she can’t find qualified workers who can pass a drug test. She cites the opioid crisis as the problem. How big a problem is that in North Carolina and are we doing […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What should be done about election challenges?”

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Chris and Becki – The State Board of Elections is proposing changes in how election challenges are made, including swearing an oath in protesting potential illegal votes and demonstrating evidence in these challenges. Staff complained of unwarranted duplications in protests that consume time and are most often dismissed but Republicans claim […]

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

| August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the August 13th 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 # 980 – Air Date 8/13/2017

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online now!  Topics: Legislature’s Summer Special Sessions, Attorney General’s Budget Cuts, DHHS Rolls out Managed Care and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Gene Arnold, Former Legislator Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation Peg O’Connell, Political Consultant Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Were there any surprises in bills Gov. Cooper vetoed or signed?”

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Connie Wilson – The deadline for Governor Cooper to sign into law or veto bills passed by the legislature has passed. Were there any surprises in the actions Cooper took? Lawmakers convened in a special session this past week but didn’t consider any overrides of the Cooper vetoes. Why?”

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After SPIN! Video – “Will state Democrats have a resurgence in 2018?”

| August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Brad Crone – State Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin announced that the state party has nearly 1.9 million dollars in the bank. Goodwin boasts this is a sign of the party’s resurgence as they gear up for 2018 election and hope to eliminate the veto-proof majorities in both houses of our […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Is Gov. Cooper right to oppose offshore drilling in NC?”

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John Hood and Chris Fitzsimon – Governor Roy Cooper recently announced his administration’s opposition to offshore Oil and Natural Gas drilling, saying “Not Off Our Coast.” Why or why not was the Governor right in making this decision?”

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

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the August 6th 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 # 979 – Air Date 8/06/2017

| August 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Court Rules on Redistricting, Education Cuts, Civil Rights Center and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Connie Wilson, Former Legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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