Gov. Bev Perdue (page 7)

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    Perdue: Hey, look at me…please?

    Breaking news from WRAL: Gov. Beverly Perdue called Thursday for North Carolina to legalize Internet sweepstakes businesses and tax them to generate money for public schools. A 2010 study estimated the tax could produce at least $350 million a year in revenue. Okey-dokey.
    Terry Stoops, June 7, 2012
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    New at CJO: Perdue associates’ trials on hold

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online about a judge’s decision to delay campaign finance trials for two former associates of Gov. Beverly Perdue pending action on their cases from the N.C. Court of Appeals.
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about the upcoming campaign finance trials for former associates of Gov. Beverly Perdue. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the blunders President James Madison committed in connection with the War of 1812.
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2012
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    JLF analysts like the no-tax-hike element of the House budget plan

    As the N.C. House Appropriations Committee prepares to work in less than an hour on its 2012-13 budget plan, John Locke Foundation analysts are releasing a new assessment of the plan as it stands now. RALEIGH — North Carolina taxpayers struggling with a sluggish economy would…
    Mitch Kokai, May 29, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has completed one round of 2012 elections. What do the May 8 primary results tell us about what lies ahead in November? John Hood offers his election analysis during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Disputes over the state budget are likely to drive at…
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with John Hood about Gov. Beverly Perdue’s efforts to avoid lame-duck status during her final year in office. Donna Martinez’s guest Daily Journal explores what she labels the “It’s All About Me” rule.  …
    Mitch Kokai, May 25, 2012
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    Perdue fundraisers Stubbs, Sitton will go to trial

    Just as the John Edwards trial is wrapping up, at least two more criminal trials involving campaign donations to North Carolina politicians are on tap. ABC11 reports Superior Court Judge Abe Jones has refused to drop charges against two former associates of Gov. Bev Perdue — attorneys “Buzzy” Stubbs…
    Rick Henderson, May 16, 2012
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    New at CJO: Perdue’s budget focuses on sales tax hike, education funding increase

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Beverly Perdue’s last state budget proposal and the reaction from lawmakers and fiscal analysts.
    Mitch Kokai, May 11, 2012