Rick Henderson

Editor-in-chief, Carolina Journal

Posts by Rick Henderson (page 10)

  • N.C. suing FCC over Wilson broadband ruling

    Props to Attorney General Roy Cooper, who filed a lawsuit challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s February ruling overturning a state law limiting municipal subsidies to city-owned broadband services. Cooper cited federal overreach in the filing. In that Order, the FCC preempts North Carolina ‘s statutory law and provisions…
    Rick Henderson, May 15, 2015
  • New leadership in Raleigh! Really!

    From today’s News & Observer account of Thursday’s budget rollout: House members also added spending items that weren’t in McCrory’s plan, with some targeted toward specific counties. In the subcommittee dealing with agriculture and natural resources, Rep. Chris Millis, a Republican from Pender County, questioned why…
    Rick Henderson, May 15, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, May 13, 2015

    • Brad Woodhouse, the liberal member of the Woodhouse brothers, is taking the helm of Correct the Record, a super PAC founded by David Brock that will fend off criticism of Hillary Clinton. Brad and Raleigh-resident Dallas (a conservative activist and political consultant) are subjects of a…
    Rick Henderson, May 13, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, May 6, 2015

    • Is Mike McIntyre planning a 2016 Senate run? A John Locke Foundation colleague recently received a call from a polling firm asking about potential Senate matchups, and only three names were mentioned: Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Burr and two Democrats — Kay Hagan, who lost her…
    Rick Henderson, May 6, 2015
  • At RightOnline, Sharyl Attkisson addresses press freedoms, media bias

    At the RightOnline 2015 political networking and social media conference in Washington, D.C., Carolina Journal Associate Editor and social media specialist Kari Travis covered the keynote address by Daily Signal investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson. Here’s Kari’s Storify: [View the story “Sharyl Attkisson comes to RightOnline” on Storify]…
    Rick Henderson, May 2, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, April 29, 2015

    • The most recent Elon University Poll shows a close race for governor between Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper (if he runs) and incumbent Republican Pat McCrory, with the governor with a 45-43 lead. In the presidential contest, Democrat Hillary Clinton would best former Florida Gov. Jeb…
    Rick Henderson, April 29, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, April 22, 2015

    • Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-2nd, will have a second (and familiar) opponent in next year’s GOP primary: Investment adviser Frank Roche, who challenged Ellmers in 2014. Ellmers won the primary 59-41. Outgoing Chatham County GOP Chairman Jim Duncan announced last week he was running. • Gov. Pat…
    Rick Henderson, April 22, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, April 15, 2015

    • Happy Tax Filing Day! Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports that, within 24 hours, you’ll be paid up for 2015. Kinda. • U.S. Sen. Richard Burr has roughly $2.4 million available for his 2016 re-election bid, The Charlotte Observer reports. He has no Democratic opponent at…
    Rick Henderson, April 15, 2015