Gov. Roy Cooper

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt’s sped-up departure and the uncertain fate of the Silent Sam monument. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights disturbing questions surrounding Gov. Roy Cooper and the permitting process for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2019
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    Nope, no pay-to-play scheme here

    Carolina Journal was the first media outlet to raise questions about the curious timing of an unusual $57.8 million fund linked to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in North Carolina. A memorandum of understanding between Gov. Roy Cooper and pipeline operators created the fund. Now, WBTV adds another piece to…
    Mitch Kokai, January 15, 2019
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    CJ reports: Why hasn’t governor sued legislature over Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund?

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: If Gov. Roy Cooper felt so strongly he had legal authority to create the unusual $57.8 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline mitigation fund, then why didn’t he sue to prevent the General Assembly from commandeering the money? “That’s a good question. I don’t know,” said…
    Anna Manning, January 7, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the unusual absence of legal action in the fight over a controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why the days of large school districts are numbered.
    Mitch Kokai, January 7, 2019
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    Do schools schools serve as an antidote to societal divisions?

    Ferrel Guillory’s EdNC op-ed addressed Gov. Cooper’s claim that municipal charter schools “could lead to taxpayer funded resegregation.”  Guillory does not question the claim, but that is not my primary objection to the piece. Rather, Guillory writes, Resegregation arises from polarization not only in the political ecosystem but also…
    Terry Stoops, January 4, 2019
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    CJ update: Harris will get court hearing to consider request to be certified winner in 9th District

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: Republican Rep-elect Mark Harris will get his day in court. Thursday, Jan. 3, he filed a petition in Wake County Superior Court seeking to declare him the victor in the 9th U.S. Congressional District election. Harris cites a recent precedent by the same…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019
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    CJ reports: Cooper ditches call for interim elections board; Harris campaign to sue for certification

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: The campaign of the Rev. Mark Harris, Republican nominee for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, Thursday will ask Wake County Superior Court to certify his victory in the 2018 election. In a statement released Wednesday night, the Harris campaign said the State Board…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019
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    CJ reports: Cooper ditches call for interim elections board; Harris campaign to sue for certification

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: The campaign of the Rev. Mark Harris, Republican nominee for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, Thursday will ask Wake County Superior Court to certify his victory in the 2018 election. In a statement released Wednesday night, the Harris campaign said the State Board…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019