Daily Archives: April 19, 2012
Capital Broadcasting Company, owner of Raleigh Channel 5, WRAL television, is boasting on its website that it is soon to install a 1 megawatt solar power plant in Garner. Not only is it quite likely that it will get large tax break for doing this but CBC is guaranteed to be able to sell theContinue Reading
New at CJO: N.C. Democratic Party chairman refuses to resign, agrees to move up election for successor
David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. Democratic Party chairman David Parker’s announcement this afternoon that he will move up the date for the election of a new party chairman in the wake of a high-profile sexual harassment scandal.
New at CJO: The N.C. Senate District 33 Republican primary pits incumbent Bingham against challenger
David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about the Republican primary in N.C. Senate District 33, which pits incumbent Stan Bingham against challenger Eddie Gallimore.
Jonathan Rothwell of the Brookings Institution just published a new report, “Housing Costs, Zoning, and Access to High-Scoring Schools.” Education reporter Keung Hui wrote a clear and balanced story on the Brookings report in today’s News & Observer. Let’s get a few things out into the open. Like all research studies, the Brookings report hasContinue Reading
¿Trabajando para Nueva York o Carolina del Norte? Mientras hace campaña por la reelección, la tesorera de Carolina del Norte, Janet Cowell, tiene algunas cuentas que realizar. Durante los tres últimos años, el sistema de jubilación de Carolina del Norte que la tesorera administra, ha conseguido rendimientos de 1.2 por ciento por debajo de laContinue Reading
Citizens Against Government Waste has just released its 2012 book on wasteful spending, detailing great numbers of Republicrat special interest programs that squander resources, usually on things the feds have no constitutional business with in the first place.
Michael Barone‘s latest column probes presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s options for a running mate. Rather than pursue a ticket-balancing approach, Barone suggests Romney might go for the “double vanilla” option, a second white male. Four possibilities come to mind. One is Paul Ryan, the House Budget Committee chairman who endorsed Romney and campaignedContinue Reading
Big money rules the 9th Congressional District GOP primary (WSOC-TV) Profiles of candidates running in N.C. House District 86, 112 (News-Herald) Two Republicans challenge N.C. Rep. Jerry Dockham, R-Davidson, in House District 80 (The Dispatch) Two GOP’ers aim to defeat incumbent Republican Sen. Stan Bingham in Senate District 33 (The Dispatch) Patsy Keever nearly tiesContinue Reading