Gov. Bev Perdue (page 3)

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    Sunset and periodic review reform awaits governor’s signature — which could be a problem? What?

    **See updates below also.** A sunset provision with periodic review is among a package of regulatory reforms that has been sent to the governor today — which would be the third year in a row the General Assembly has produced regulatory reforms. Having a sunset provision would be vital…
    Jon Sanders, July 26, 2013
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    Senate and McCrory have similar Budgets

    The long awaited Senate budget arrived around 10:30pm on Sunday via the legislature’s website.  Monday the subcommittee’s debated the budget, and Tuesday it was heard in Base Budget Appropriations and Finance Committees.  Only having 5 amendments during committee, the budget is scheduled to take the floor in the NC…
    Sarah Curry, May 22, 2013
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    The Marriage Amendment: The sky didn’t fall!

    Regardless of whether you supported or opposed the Marriage Amendment, it is important to assess the legal, political, and social consequences of its passage.  E. Gregory Wallace of the Campbell University School of Law begins that process with his recently published working paper,”The Sky Didn’t Fall: The Meaning and…
    Terry Stoops, May 8, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Three political supporters of former Gov. Beverly Perdue pleaded guilty to campaign finance-related charges in recent days. Rick Henderson explains the significance of those guilty pleas during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses parents’, teachers’, and education advocates’ concerns about the Common Core State…
    Mitch Kokai, May 3, 2013
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    Ladies and gentlemen, the N&O! [slow clap]

    The editors of the News & Observer did it!  The N&O is now the journalistic equivalent of the Weekly World News.  Consider… – The N&O published an editorial titled, “The Bush library and the darker legacy,” on the same day that they ran another story, “Politics on…
    Terry Stoops, April 26, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online on the campaign finance-related convictions of three more supporters of former Gov. Beverly Perdue. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal rebuts recent criticism of a school voucher bill in the N.C. General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2013
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    Big court date for Perdue donors

    At 2:30 today, New Bern attorney Trawick “Buzzy” Stubbs, Morganton businessman Charles Michael Fulenwider, and former Western Piedmont Community College board member Robert Lee Caldwell are scheduled to appear in Wake County court to address their indictments for roles they played in Bev Perdue’s 2008 campaign for governor. The three…
    Rick Henderson, April 24, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online that a Wake County grand jury wants further investigation of a Morganton businessman who donated money to former Gov. Beverly Perdue. Henderson’s Daily Journal explores the politics of the Dorothea Dix deal.
    Mitch Kokai, April 9, 2013