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NC SPIN episode # 955 – Air Date 2/19/2017

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Separation of Powers, What to do with the surplus?, Legislative Session Shaping Up and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Howard Lee, Former Senator, Chair State Board of Education Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Have teacher salaries fallen short of what was promised?”

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – Recent investigations show that Teachers fell a few hundred dollars short of the $50,000 average salary that had been promised them. What’s your take on this?”

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After SPIN! Video – “When should Gov. Cooper’s cabinet secretaries get to work?”

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – Governor Roy Cooper wants the legislature to postpone confirmation hearings on his cabinet secretaries until the courts rule on whether there is a separation of powers problem. Some Secretaries are already taking charge of their departments. What’s your take on the confirmation process?”

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NC SPIN episode # 954 – Air Date 2/12/2017

| February 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Watch NC SPIN online!  This week’s show promises to be special as we welcome State Treasurer Dale Folwell, along with regular panelists John Hood, syndicated columnist and author, and Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch. Topics: Investments Retirement Systems State Health Plan Other Duties, Responsibilities Panelists: Dale Folwell, State Treasurer Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What should you do when stopped by police?

| February 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Connie Wilson and Dennis Wicker – One of the bills proposed in this legislative session is an addition to the driver’s license manual telling motorists what to do when stopped by a law enforcement action. Do we need this? If so, what should it include?”

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After SPIN! Video – “What actions should state education leaders take?”

| February 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – There are many urging new State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson and the State Board of Education to move forward in taking action even though the courts have put on hold a decision as to who has what authority. Do you agree? If so, what actions […]

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

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 5th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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Lawmakers may trim UNC Board of Governors’ ranks

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Mark Binker, WRAL, February 2, 2017. The legislature may trim the number of members serving on the University of North Carolina Board of Governors from 32 to 24, according to a top House lawmaker. Rules Chairman David Lewis, R-Harnett, filed a bill Thursdayto gradually reduce board’s size over the next three years. Joining him as lead sponsors […]

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NC SPIN episode # 953 – Air Date 2/5/2017

| February 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Federal Actions, North Carolina Responses, Legislature Getting Down to Work, Making Teaching Great Again and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor Connie Wilson, Former Legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “When will the UNC Academic Scandal finally be put to rest?”

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Bob Orr and Rufus Edmisten – Both of you have been critical in the role athletics play in our universities and especially critical of the way UNC Chapel Hill has handled the academic scandal that has plagued it for many years. It seems we keep waiting for another shoe to drop. […]

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