Tag: North Carolina

NC SPIN episode # 885 – Air Date 11/8/15

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch this week’s NC SPIN online now! Welcome to this special Carolina Collection edition of NC SPIN. Governor Jim Martin is the subject of a new book pointing out his role as a catalyst in North Carolina politics and we are delighted to have him as our guest for this program. Former Governor Jim Martin, […]

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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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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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Senate’s action on gas tax a step in right direction

| February 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Opinion Article by Marc Finlayson We commend the NC Senate for its passage of Senate Bill 20 to address the anticipated drop in transportation revenue this summer. This proposed legislation will lower the state’s current motor fuels tax (gas tax) to 35 cents and will preserve $175-275 million in vital transportation funding. And, by placing […]

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After SPIN! Video – 12/14/14 – “Who is vulnerable in the 2016 elections?”

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 12/14/14 – Question to Dennis Wicker – “Already the national media is pointing to our state to be in play in the 2016 elections. The National Journal says Pat McCrory is the most vulnerable Republican incumbent in the country and that Senator Richard Burr is likely to face a challenge from […]

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After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – “State revenue is down, are tax cuts to blame?”

| December 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – Question to John Hood – For the first four months of the state’s fiscal year we collected about $300 million less than during the same period last year. Some are saying we could end the year with $1 billion less. Some credit the problem to the tax cuts that […]

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After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – “Should the budget process be changed?”

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – Question to Joe Mavretic – “As Governor McCrory prepares to begin his third year in office he will be presenting to the legislature his first two-year budget, one that he has built from start to finish. Also, we have a new leadership team in the House that will be […]

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After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 12/07/14 – In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last week’s show.

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After SPIN! Video – 11/30/14 – “What Republican Presidential Candidates would NC voters support?”

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 11/30/14 – Question to John Hood – The 2016 election cycle has already begun. Now that Republicans have control over the Congress they will also try to regain the White House. The picture for the GOP presidential nomination is murky. At this moment who do you think North Carolina Republicans would […]

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After SPIN! Video – 11/30/14 – “What other Democratic Presidential Candidates would NC voters support?”

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video – 11/30/14 – Question to Chris Fitzsimon – “The 2016 political races have already begun. If you had to pick a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for President it would have to be Hillary Clinton. As things now stand would North Carolina Democrats support her? What other candidates might be attractive to […]

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