Gov. Bev Perdue (page 7)

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    New at CJO: Perdue asks legislature for more school money

    Barry Smith reports on this afternoon’s hastily called press conference at which Gov. Bev Perdue asked the Republican leaders in the General Assembly to rewrite the state budget and add funding for public schools. Read his CJ Online news report here.
    Rick Henderson, June 26, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about Perdue aide Pryor Gibson’s description of the process that led to controversial DOT letters linked to toll roads. Roy Cordato’s guest Daily Journal explores the false notion that government austerity measures slow economic growth.
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2012
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    NC Constitution and SBE appointments

    According to a recent article about the failure of the General Assembly to approve Governor Perdue’s appointments to the State Board of Education, …ignoring the appointments for more than a year runs counter to what the state Constitution intends and how the state should be run, said Phil Kirk,…
    Terry Stoops, June 13, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features a conversation with American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks about his new book, The Road to Freedom. Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about Gov. Beverly Perdue’s proposal to “tax the heck out of” sweepstakes businesses across…
    Mitch Kokai, June 8, 2012
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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