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After SPIN! Video – “Should the Ethics Commission and Board of Elections be combined?”

| June 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Howard and Joe – A three-judge panel, which had previously stayed a law to combine the State Ethics Commission and State Board of Elections ruled that the merger of the two could go forward but their ruling was confusing. In an apparent about face the court ruled it didn’t have jurisdiction.”

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After SPIN! Video – “Why are teachers paid differently than other state employees?”

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – One of our loyal viewers wrote asking why pay raises for teachers are separated from other state employees. This viewer wondered why all employees of the state aren’t treated the same when it comes to pay. What’s your response?”

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

| June 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the June 11th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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House passes gun bill but without veto-proof majority

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Matt Caulder, Capitol Connection, June 8, 2017. The state House gave final approval to an omnibus gun rights billThursday after a short debate. The measure, House Bill 746, would recognize constitutional carry in the state, among other things, and the bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. The victory in the House is […]

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NC SPIN episode # 971 – Air Date 6/11/2017

| June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics:  The Budget goes to Conference, Supreme Court affirms legislative districts racially gerrymandered 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 – “Will Democrats pick up NC Congressional seats in 2018?”

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Brad and Becki – The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, known as the DCCC, believes Democrats can score big Congressional gains in the 2018 elections. They have targeted four Republican Congressmen in hopes of gaining their seats. They are George Holding, Ted Budd, Richard Hudson and Robert Pittenger. The party not in […]

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After SPIN! Video -“What will it take to get reasonable immigration reform?”

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – Senator Thom Tillis has been holding a series of meetings with leaders from our state to discuss the country’s immigration laws. He got an earful from farmers, construction companies and other representatives who say that they depend heavily on migrant workers to pick crops and build houses. […]

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

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the June 4th 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 # 970 – Air Date 6/4/2017

| June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Financial Pitfalls for the State Health Plan, Does what goes around still come around?, The Biggest Issue Facing North Carolina and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Will The Governor’s School program be replaced?”

| May 31, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Brad and Becki – The Senate budget plans to eliminate some $800,000 from the 5 ½ week Governor’s School summer program. In its place Senators would start a Legislative School for Leadership and Public Service and a month-long science, math and engineering residential program. Longtime alumni of the Governor’s School are […]

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