Becki Gray

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs and Outreach

Posts by Becki Gray (page 48)

  • Special Election Dates – Let’s be fair

    House Bill 366, Special Election Dates will be heard on the House floor tonight.  The first of two votes are expected.  This bill would require that special elections, like one for a local sales tax hike could only be held on the same day of a General Election…
    Becki Gray, May 16, 2011
  • Drug tests for unemployment benefits – accountability or invasion of privacy?

    Senator Orin Hatch (R-Utah) has introduced federal legislation that would require recipients of unemployment benefits to undergo periodic drug tests. Rep. Harry Warren (R- Rowan) has introduced a similar bill HB 735 here in North Carolina. Proponents of this idea want to ensure that recipients of unemployment benefits…
    Becki Gray, May 9, 2011