Tag: #ncpol

Could Cooper’s veto fervor rally donors, voter base for mid-term elections? Carolina Journal explains

| May 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

By Dan Way Carolina Journal Gov. Roy Cooper is on a pace that could rival former Gov. Bev Perdue’s record number of gubernatorial vetoes. But almost half of Perdue’s vetoes survived, while Cooper has yet to sustain a single one. Political analysts say wins and losses aren’t the real prize, and Cooper is likely to […]

Continue Reading

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

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the May 21st program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

Continue Reading

NC SPIN episode # 968 – Air Date 5/21/2017

| May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: Supreme Court Rejects NC Voter ID, No Hurricane Help from the Feds, House considers $1.9 Billion School Construction Bond and Tell Us Something We Don’t Know. Panelists: Leo Daughtry, Former Legislator Rufus Edmisten, Former Secretary of State & Attorney General Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist […]

Continue Reading

After SPIN! Video -“Should we continue renewable energy tax credits?”

| May 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Connie and Dennis – In 2016 North Carolina residents and businesses claimed $245 million in renewable energy tax credits. The biggest users of these credits were insurance companies, energy providers and large corporations. The legislature allowed these credits to sunset and many believe this is just another subsidy to big business. […]

Continue Reading

After SPIN! Video – “Should private school students be held to the same standards?”

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John and Chris – When the legislature created the voucher program it exempted students going to private schools from having to take state standardized tests. We don’t know whether these students are performing better, the same as or worse than those in traditional public schools. NC State is conducting a project […]

Continue Reading

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

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the May 14th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

Continue Reading

NC SPIN episode # 967 – Air Date 5/14/2017

| May 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Watch NC SPIN online!  Topics: The Senate Budget, Another Repeal, Another Override 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

Continue Reading

After SPIN! Video – “Is voter fraud really a widespread problem in NC?”

| May 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to Jim Morrill and Becki Gray – Following the 2016 elections there were claims, mostly from Republicans that widespread voting fraud occurred in our state. The State Board of Elections conducted a thorough study of the more than 6 million votes cast in North Carolina and determined there are no more than […]

Continue Reading

After SPIN! Video – “Will NC finally stop trying 16 & 17 year olds as adults?”

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! “Question to John Hood and Chris Fitzsimon –North Carolina is the only state in the nation to automatically try 16 and 17 year olds as adults. Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Martin is leading a charge to raise the age to 18 before teens can be tried as adults. This idea has been […]

Continue Reading

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

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from the May 7th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

Continue Reading