NC General Assembly (page 390)

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    New at CJO: Bill would create ag, biotech school

    Karen McMahan’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on legislation that would create the North Carolina School of Agriscience and Biotechnology.
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Now that former N.C. House Speaker Jim Black is out of prison, he’s granted television interviews in which he offers a new spin on the corruption charges that put him behind bars. Rick Henderson discusses Black’s comments during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. You’ll also hear…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Joseph Coletti about the state budget debate. Joe discusses the governor’s plan, rough outlines of N.C. House proposals, and his own recommendations. Michael Sanera’s guest Daily Journal explains why North Carolina lawmakers should reject…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2011
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    Killian tries to put more teeth in rail oversight (again)

    A day after the House Transportation Committee eviscerated Rep. Ric Killian’s proposal requiring the N.C. Department of Transportation to get legislative approval before accepting large federal rail grants, a panel writing the House budget put the approval mandate back in. Dome reports that the House Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee…
    Rick Henderson, April 21, 2011
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    New at CJO: Informed-consent abortion bill on tap

    David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report details a new informed-consent abortion bill slated for debate in the General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Anthony Greco’s latest CarolinaJournal.tv report focuses on the split between leading legislative Republicans over a bill tied to federal stimulus funding for high-speed rail. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines the problems Gov. Beverly Perdue and other state politicians create when they rely on “federal funding.”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2011
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    New on CJ Online: Ethen’s Law headed to Perdue

    In the latest Carolina Journal Online report, Anthony Greco looks at House Bill 215, Unborn Victims of Violence Act, which would recognize unborn children as crime victims if their pregnant mothers are attacked. It passed both houses of the General Assembly by veto-proof margins and is on its way…
    Rick Henderson, April 20, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen Welsh’s latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on pay-for-performance legislation filed on behalf of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why conservatives seek lower taxes.
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2011