Tag: NC Legislature

NC SPIN episode # 966 – Air Date 5/07/2017

| May 5, 2017 | 1 Comment

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Bills that made the Crossover Deadline, Bills that didn’t pass or were referred to study and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Jim Morrill, The Charlotte Observer Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Do Legislators deserve a raise?”

| March 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Joe Mavretic and Dennis Wicker – Since colonial times North Carolina’s legislative body has consisted of part-time citizen legislators.  In recent years, cost of election campaigns has escalated, service in the Legislature has required a larger amount of our lawmaker’s time and there have been proposals to make our legislators full-time […]

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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 -“How well will Gov. Cooper and the Legislature get along?”

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – The legislature has returned and all eyes are watching to see how Governor Cooper and lawmakers will get along. Many hope for a less combative, more bipartisan attitude than has been seen recently. What are the chances this might happen and what will be the result if […]

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NC SPIN episode # 946 – Air Date 12/18/2016

| December 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: The Special Sessions, State Health Plan Same-Sex Surgery and Hormone Therapy, Scamming the Lottery 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 -“What will happen in the special session?”

| December 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – Next week, December 13th to be specific, Governor McCrory has called a special session of the General Assembly to address legislation for the state’s efforts in Hurricane Matthew. What do you expect to happen in this session and is it possible the legislature might expand the agenda […]

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NC SPIN episode # 924 – Air Date 7/17/2016

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Legislative Recap, Legislative Recap Continued, More Legal Actions, and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Phil Kirk, Former Chair, State Board of Education, Political Consultant Peg O’Connell, Political Consultant Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Should State Legislators get pay raises?”

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Gene Arnold – For years legislators have quietly suggested that the pay for their service needs to be raised but they haven’t been willing to do so. Now there’s some suggestion that instead of raising the base pay they increase the amount of per diem expenses. What’s your opinion about this […]

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NC SPIN episode # 915 – Air Date 5/15/2016

| May 13, 2016 | 1 Comment

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Why don’t we get mad and sue?, Decreased Choices, Increased Prices for Obamacare, Legislators Agree on Spending Cap, 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 – “Will the Legislature repeal or change HB2 in the short session?”

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Brad Crone – Retiring Senator Tom Apodaca wants to repeal or change North Carolina’s laws regarding Certificate of Need. Proponents want to loosen requirements for same-day surgery centers while Hospitals say there is no need to do so. CON reform was discussed in the 2015 session but not action was taken. […]

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