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NC SPIN episode # 956 – Air Date 2/26/2017

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics:  Proposed Changes to the Constitution, Legislative Update, Community College Governance and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Joe Mavretic, Former House Speaker Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Should religious groups limit political speech?”

| February 22, 2017 | 2 Comments

After SPIN! “Becki Gray and Howard Lee – Legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress would repeal the Johnson Amendment that limits political speech by non-profits and religious groups. Proponents of the elimination say that it muzzles faith leaders and others from speaking freely. Opponents say if the prohibition is eliminated so should the nonprofit status […]

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After SPIN! Video -“How will our state pay for unfunded promises to State Employees?”

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “John Hood and Chris Fitzsimon – On our show two weeks ago State Treasurer Dale Folwell said that the state has a debt of close to $50 billion due to unfunded promises we’ve made to current and retired state employees. There are many opinions as to how fast to pay that debt and […]

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

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the February 19th 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 # 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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