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NC SPIN Healthcare Forum - Agenda for March 20

What the Health: Can We Survive Our Healthcare System" - Forum Agenda, March 20, 2012 GSK Research and Development Auditorium, GSK Main Campus, RTP 8:30 a.m. Open, welcome, introductions, sponsors Tom...    Read More

March 16, 2012

Politicians, Poor People and Historians

Politicians say dumb things, often when cameras and reporters are present. Then they are forced to admit what they said was dumb or try to defend it. When they choose the latter course they always...    Read More

March 8, 2012

Let the games begin

The May 8th primary elections promise contrasts, excitement and perhaps some revelations. Many races drew large fields of candidates but far too many legislative matches had little or no opposition...    Read More

March 1, 2012

Whose House Is It Anyway?

We’ve yet to hear a plausible explanation as to why a group of citizens was asked to leave the second floor of the North Carolina General Assembly. The group had assembled to protest the “midnight...    Read More

February 23, 2012

Poor ports, no jobs

North Carolina didn’t even get to the stage of offering incentives to Caterpillar, the company looking to locate a new plant and 1400 jobs. Caterpillar wanted to build here because they like our...    Read More

February 18, 2012

Lame Duck or Wiley Coyote?

Bev was back. Friday night Governor Bev Perdue displayed a genuine smile, looked relaxed and acted like the Bev of old. It was Bev Perdue unfettered and free. Some have called the Governor a lame duck...    Read More

February 17, 2012

Healthcare Forum March 20th

What The Health: Can we survive our Healthcare System? Join NC SPIN and a panel of NC’s leading Healthcare Professionals, Healthcare Innovators, Policy Makers and Business Leaders to discuss our...    Read More

February 17, 2012

A 7th Grade Reunion after 50 Years

Most of us can name one or more teachers who made a significant, maybe life changing contribution to who we have become. For me, it was my seventh grade teacher, Joyce Zeh. Turns out most others in...    Read More

February 16, 2012

50% Legislative Turnover Projected

I've been following North Carolina politics since the early 1960's and I've never seen anything like what we can expect come November. There are always shakeouts, dropouts and knockouts following...    Read More

February 16, 2012