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“The Demographics” – Joe Stewart

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
“The Demographics” – Joe Stewart

This NC SPIN Perspectives interview is with Joe Stewart, Executive Director of NC Free Enterprise Foundation. In this video Stewart speaks on the demographics of NC.

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After Spin – 07/20/14 – “Why Earned Income Tax Credit Should Be Reinstated”

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
After Spin – 07/20/14 – “Why Earned Income Tax Credit Should Be Reinstated”

This After SPIN! Video from July 20 program: Chris gives insight on why earned income tax credit should be reinstated.

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NC to decide on new health insurance option for some state workers

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
NC to decide on new health insurance option for some state workers

by Jane Stancill, News and Observer, July 21, 2014. A question still to be settled in state budget negotiations is how to provide health insurance to thousands of state employees who will be newly eligible for coverage starting in January under the Affordable Care Act. The issue has been a concern for months, as state […]

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More NC children living in poverty

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
More NC children living in poverty

by Tara Lynn, WRAL, July 22, 2014. Despite making significant gains in health and education in the last eight years, North Carolina ranks 34th nationally in overall child well-being, according to a report released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The KIDS COUNT Data Book, available in its entirety online, examines 16 measures of child […]

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“NC’s Political Climate” – Joe Stewart

| July 21, 2014 | 1 Comment
“NC’s Political Climate” – Joe Stewart

This NC SPIN Perspectives interview is with Joe Stewart, Executive Director of NC Free Enterprise Foundation . In this video Stewart speaks to the political climate in North Carolina.

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Rift in Raleigh stalling budget

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rift in Raleigh stalling budget

by Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer, July 20, 2014. The feud has been a running subtext to North Carolina’s legislative session, with threats and perceived insults occasionally flaring into headlines. Now some say it may be contributing to the state’s budget impasse. Tension between Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and GOP Senate leaders, particularly President Pro Tem […]

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Washington Post profiles Art Pope

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Washington Post profiles Art Pope

by Mates Gold, Washington Post, July 19, 2014. Art Pope is one of the most generous donors to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, having lavished millions on his alma mater. The retail magnate is also one of the university’s staunchest critics — so much so that he has directed millions into creating […]

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After SPIN! – 07/20/14 – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
After SPIN! – 07/20/14 – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

Published on Jul 20, 2014 NC SPIN’s After Spin Video Segment – A special feature captured each week to discuss topics we did not have time to address during the show!

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NC SPIN episode # 820 – Air Date 7/20/14

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
NC SPIN episode # 820 – Air Date 7/20/14

Topics: Revised budget, Education spending, Tell us something we don’t know Panelists: Gene Arnold, Former Legislator Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Howard Lee, Former state Senator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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“Loaded Question” – Dr. Andy Taylor

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
“Loaded Question” – Dr. Andy Taylor

This NC SPIN Perspectives interview is with chair and professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs at NC State University, Dr. Andy Taylor. In this video Dr. Taylor answers Tom’s loaded question.

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