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    NCGOP Executive Director Woodhouse stepping down after state convention

    Carolina Journal reports: Dallas Woodhouse, former TV reporter and grass-roots activist, announced Monday, April 15, he would leave his position as executive director of the N.C. Republican Party after the party’s state convention in June. Woodhouse confirmed the announcement Monday morning to several media outlets. “My contract expires at the…
    Anna Manning, April 15, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Manufacturing jobs on the rise

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Did you know that manufacturing employment in North Carolina has gone up more than 10 percent since 2010? I didn’t either, until I took a recent dive into economic statistics. In February 2010, there were about 431,000 jobs at manufacturing enterprises…
    Anna Manning, April 15, 2019
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    CJ reports: Senate Education Committee moves forward several bills

    Carolina Journal reports: The Senate Education Committee took action Wednesday, April 10, on a number of bills, including a law easing rules on welding and manufacturing internships. Lawmakers greenlighted some measures and merely discussed others. The bills are: Senate Bill 376: N.C. Patriot Star Family Scholarship/Funds Senate Bill 391:…
    Anna Manning, April 11, 2019
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    NEW: Board of Governors Member Steve Long: Roper & Smith Pushed ECU’s Staton Out

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis has this new development on the departure of East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton: University of North Carolina Interim President Dr. Bill Roper acted unilaterally, at the direction of Board of Governors Chairman Harry Smith, to reach a termination agreement with East Carolina University Chancellor…
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2019
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    Carolina Journal: ECU’s Staton Resigning; BOT Member Cites Smith’s Involvement

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports: East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton will announce his resignation Monday, March 18, Carolina Journal has learned, and plans to leave the job May 3. He’ll stay until June 30 to advise UNC System Interim President Bill Roper and ECU’s interim chancellor during the transition.
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2019
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    The latest from CJ: Filing begins in 9th District race; general election set Sept. 10

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports: It’s unusual to have two open congressional seats simultaneously up for special elections, but elections board Executive Director Kim Strach said having different schedules would not be a logistical problem for staff, and because the districts have no county overlap. The Rev. Mark Harris,…
    Anna Manning, March 5, 2019
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    General Assembly Reconvenes Today. Here’s What You Can Expect From Carolina Journal

    The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday, and Carolina Journal’s reporting team is ready. We’ll bring you issues and angles you’re not likely to find elsewhere — things that impact your life, your wallet, your family, your business. Watch here as Rick Henderson, CJ‘s Editor in Chief, takes a quick look at what you can expect online, in print,…
    Anna Manning, January 29, 2019
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    Daily Journal: School Choice Gets Personal

    John Locke Foundation’s Dr. Terry Stoops tells his personal school choice experience for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal today. A great story you don’t want to miss. National School Choice Week takes on a special significance for me this year.  The charter school that my wife and I co-founded,…
    Anna Manning, January 21, 2019