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NC SPIN episode # 991 – Air Date 10/29/2017

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online! Topics: Governor Cooper’s Consent Decree on HB2 Lawsuit,  Bidding for Amazon’s Second Headquarters,  Increase the Amount the Lottery Commission can Spend on Advertising and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch Rick Henderson, Editor in Chief Carolina Journal Dennis Wicker, Former Lieutenant Governor Connie Wilson, […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Why aren’t lottery proceeds paying to build new schools?”

| July 12, 2016 | 2 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Chris Fitzsimon – We talked on a recent show about how hard it was for rural counties to build new schools. Weren’t we originally told much of lottery proceeds would build new schools? How and when did the formula for school construction change and what should it be returned to the […]

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After SPIN! Video – “Should lottery tickets be easier to buy?”

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Chris Fitzsimon – You recently wrote a column about lottery proponents who want to increase advertising for the lottery and also want to sell lottery tickets at gas pumps and other places. You are opposed to these ideas. Tell us why.”

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After SPIN! Video – “Are gas pumps making it too easy to gamble?”

| July 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Joe Mavretic – Most of us are accustomed to paying for our gas at the pump. Now you can also swipe your debit card at the pump and purchase lottery tickets. Are we making it too easy to gamble? Will this increase the odds someone might get gambling addictions? Will it […]

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After SPIN! Video – “What’s going on with the lottery money?”

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Doug Raymond – For years Republicans have been vocally opposed to the state lottery. The Senate actually wants to increase advertising from 1 to 1.5 percent of revenues and also allow electronic games. The goal is to increase revenues but the Senate wants to give more money to non-intstruction education personnel, […]

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