Rick Henderson

Editor-in-chief, Carolina Journal

Posts by Rick Henderson (page 7)

  • Dispatches from the trail, September 16, 2015

    • Debate day! Eleven Republican presidential contenders will face off at 8 p.m. at the Reagan Presidential Library in California. CNN will air the debate, and the network offers a list of things to watch. • The Charlotte Observer’s Jim Morrill notes that 2016 features the…
    Rick Henderson, September 16, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, September 9, 2015

    • The Triangle gets a visit today from former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who (in case you hadn’t heard) also is running for the GOP presidential nomination. He’ll discuss his economic ideas and lay out a tax plan at an address at a Garner industrial facility. Be…
    Rick Henderson, September 9, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, September 2, 2015

    • U.S. House Deputy Majority Whip Patrick McHenry, R-10th District, is chairman of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s 2016 presidential campaign in North Carolina. Joining McHenry on the Bush team are state Sens. Tom Apodaca of Henderson County, Brent Jackson of Sampson County, and Rep. Charles Jeter…
    Rick Henderson, September 2, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, August 26, 2015

    • Speaker Meadows? Rep. Mark Meadows, R-11th, soon may escalate his battle with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio. Meadows tells The Daily Signal if House leaders don’t listen to conservatives, he will make an immediate “motion to vacate” the speaker’s position on the House floor. Within 48 hours, the…
    Rick Henderson, August 26, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, August 19, 2015

    • Former state Rep. Stephen LaRoque, R-Lenoir, who recently received a two-year prison sentence for diverting federal funds for personal use, says his prosecution was a “witch hunt” led by political opponents. LaRoque was convicted by a jury for using funds meant to aid low-income rural businesses…
    Rick Henderson, August 19, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, August 12, 2015

    • In breaking news, Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-9th District, has confirmed an FBI inquiry is under way regarding the real estate firm he left in 2013 when taking office. Members of Congress are not allowed to maintain outside business interests. • Will it or won’t it make…
    Rick Henderson, August 12, 2015
  • Father of N.C. film industry needed no incentives

    Friday at 6 p.m. the N.C. Museum of History will host a talk with Earl Owensby, the filmmaker who produced a host of low-budget action films in the ’70s and ’80s and made Shelby the birthplace of the state’s film industry. This profile from the News & Observer reveals…
    Rick Henderson, August 6, 2015
  • Dispatches from the trail, August 5, 2015

    • The big news of the week: Another resignation from Gov. Pat McCrory’s Cabinet. A week after Transportation Secretary Tony Tata resigned abruptly, Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos has ended a shaky tenure at the massive state agency. Wos, a physician, and her husband…
    Rick Henderson, August 5, 2015