Tag: NC General Assembly

NC SPIN episode # 869 – Air Date 6/28/15

| June 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch this week’s NC SPIN now! Topics: No ID about Voter ID, Confer and Compromise on the State Budget, The Budget Dance and #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Howard Lee, former Senator, Chair State Board of Ed Doug Raymond, Political Consultant Tom Campbell, Moderator

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NC SPIN episode # 868 – Air Date 6/21/15

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this special NC SPIN program, Tom Campbell talks with Governor Pat McCrory about Connect NC and North Carolina’s immediate need to invest in transportation and infrastructure projects, comparing the Governor’s budget with those of the House and the Senate, North Carolina’s economy, Medicaid and elections.

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NC SPIN episode # 865 – Air Date 5/31/15

| May 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch a special NC SPIN this week. This week’s NC SPIN panel of Millennials talks about philosophies and issues on the minds of younger voters. Topics: Philosophy, Politics and Younger Voters The State of our State Current Issues The 2016 elections Panelists: Tazra Mitchell, is a policy analyst at the NC Budget and Tax Center […]

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After SPIN! – “Why does the General Assembly appear to be anti-local government?”

| April 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Becki Gray – Local governments are in a tailspin. State legislators are either cutting or redistributing their revenues and we are starting to hear many talk about either raising sales taxes or property taxes to local residents. Is this what lawmakers expected or intended to happen with their actions? Why does […]

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After SPIN! – “Will the Legislature spend $75 million to expand the Wilmington port?”

| April 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! – Question to Chris Fitzsimon: As our legislature wrestles with the problem of how to create jobs and improve North Carolina’s economy the State Ports Authority is requesting an additional $75 million to expand the Wilmington Port to accommodate more of the massive cargo ships that will coming through the Panama Canal. What’s […]

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After SPIN! – “Is new sales tax distribution another form of redistributing wealth?”

| March 31, 2015 | 2 Comments

After SPIN! Video – Question to Doug Raymond: The Senate came forward with their plan to phase in the distribution of sales taxes based on population within a county. Urban Counties, already smarting from the loss of privilege taxes say this will force them to raise property taxes. Isn’t this another form of redistributing wealth? […]

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NC SPIN episode # 851 – Air Date 2/22/15

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Topics: Jumpin’ Gas Tax is a real gas, The state budget forecast, Legislative overreach and Tell us something we don’t know Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, Columnist, Carolina Journal Dan Blue, III, Political analyst Connie Wilson, former legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! 1/25/15 – “How will the lack of experienced Legislators affect the General Assembly?”

| January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! – Question to Peg O’Connell: “110 of the 170 elected legislators in our General Assembly less than five years experience. What does that tell you about how business will be conducted? Does this mean that those with more experience will dominate the session and does it give legislative staffers more authority?”

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After SPIN! 1/25/15 – “What will happen with new General Assembly gathering rules?”

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! – Question to Chris Fitzsimon: “A memo posted on the General Assembly’s website lists new rules for gathering in the legislature’s second floor rotunda. It says the new rules are established so that lawmakers and staffers can conduct business without obstructions. This was obviously an attempt to manage the Moral Monday crowds in the […]

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NC SPIN episode # 845 – Air Date 1/11/15

| January 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Topics: The Legislature, The 2015 Economy, Court Cases, Tell Us Something We Don’t Know! Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, NC Policy Watch John Hood, John Locke Foundation Joe Mavretic, former House Speaker Cash Michaels, Journalist with The Carolinian and Wilmington Journal Tom Campbell, Moderator

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