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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A special $58 million fund connected with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project continues to generate controversy. Rick Henderson discusses the latest developments, including a potential separation-of-powers fight between Gov. Roy Cooper and the General Assembly, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze explains how…
    Mitch Kokai, February 16, 2018
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    Latest developments in Atlantic Coast Pipeline controversy

    Catching you up on the latest: • Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper held a press conference slamming the General Assembly for interfering in the pipeline deal. He said he didn’t know who was initiated the negotiations. Senate leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, held his own press briefing immediately after Cooper’s saying…
    Rick Henderson, February 15, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the war of words between Gov. Roy Cooper and legislative leaders over a bill that addresses Cooper’s controversial $58 million Atlantic Coast Pipeline fund. John Trump’s Daily Journal makes the case for loosening N.C. alcohol regulations.
    Mitch Kokai, February 15, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online about longstanding problems within N.C. prisons. John Hood’s Daily Journal defends new legislation that tweaks N.C. class-size rules, the state elections board’s composition, and $58 million tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
    Mitch Kokai, February 12, 2018
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    With class size handled, what will be the next funding complaint?

    Republicans addressed the class size issue by delaying implementation of the reductions and sending more taxpayer money to school districts for elective teachers.  They also announced a plan to eliminate the waiting list for state-funded preschool programs. But these measures will not satisfy an education establishment who is working…
    Terry Stoops, February 9, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Gov. Roy Cooper has signed off on a key permit for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, but critics have raised concerns about a new $58 million fund tied to that permit approval. Critics label it a “slush fund.” Rick Henderson examines the controversy during the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, February 9, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on a meeting featuring N.C. lawmakers grilling Gov. Roy Cooper’s new legislative liaison over a controversial $58 million fund connected to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Trump’s Daily Journal questions why state government treats distilleries differently from breweries and wineries.
    Mitch Kokai, February 9, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. Supreme Court’s consideration of two cases involving the constitutional role of the appointed State Board of Education. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal probes Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s curious about-face on the issue of separation of powers between his office…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2018