Tag: NC Legislature

NC SPIN episode # 980 – Air Date 8/13/2017

| August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online now!  Topics: Legislature’s Summer Special Sessions, Attorney General’s Budget Cuts, DHHS Rolls out Managed Care and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Gene Arnold, Former Legislator Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation Peg O’Connell, Political Consultant Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – “Should Legislators get a pay raise?”

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Phil Kirk and Dennis Wicker – Recently Colin Campbell from the Insider wrote a column advocating that we raise legislative pay so that more people would be able to afford to serve. Few deny that legislative pay is sufficient and it has been discussed for more than a decade. Why hasn’t […]

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NC SPIN episode # 976 – Air Date 7/16/2017

| July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Legislative Wrap-Up, Judges hear Arguments on Legislative Redistricting, North Carolina’s Economic U-turn 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 Connie Wilson, Former Legislator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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NC SPIN episode # 975 – Air Date 7/9/2017

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: The Legislative Session, State Retiree Health Benefits to End, Landing Big Industrial Relocations 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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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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