NC General Assembly (page 4)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on concerns surrounding a new report that calls for major increases in N.C. school funding. Brooke Conrad previews this week’s legislative session. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges prudence in the debate over voter ID.
    Mitch Kokai, January 13, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that a proposed state Senate bill could ease the provider crunch for elderly patients in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that forced school busing is not returning to public schools any time soon.
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    N.C. legislators head back to Raleigh this month. Becki Gray explains what’s likely to be on their agenda during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Guze shares his concerns about recent developments involving civil asset forfeiture and federal equitable sharing in North Carolina. Longtime Raleigh…
    Mitch Kokai, January 3, 2020
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    Shaftesbury Society Resumes Monday, January 6

    Join us for the first Shaftesbury Society event of 2020, featuring JLF’s Becki Gray. North Carolina has implemented transformational reforms in the last decade that have created more opportunities for more people than ever before. Becki Gray has been at the table, in the trenches, and at the forefront…
    Donna Martinez, December 29, 2019
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    Becki Gray’s Legislative Session Review

    In her review of this legislative session, JLF’s Becki Gray had three main takeaways. First, politics was on display: Gray writes: The governor’s folks respond to efforts to raise teacher pay with “is that a joke?” They call the legislature kidnappers. The legislature makes allegations the governor has committed crimes. Arm–twisting…
    Brenee Goforth, December 10, 2019
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    Teachers have hard time listing Gov. Cooper’s accomplishments

    The thread below is from my favorite Facebook group. First, these teachers know that Dan Forest is a formidable candidate.  Second, they could not name a single education-related accomplishment from the Cooper administration.  Sure, his allies will claim that standing with the N.C. Association of Educators and vetoing Republican budgets…
    Terry Stoops, December 6, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The freedom movement secured significant victories again this year at the N.C. General Assembly. Becki Gray recaps them in the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts discusses market-based approaches to addressing key mental health challenges. Rep. Jim Butler, speaker pro tem of the Ohio House…
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican judicial candidates running as a team in 2020. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal reviews the long 2019 N.C. legislative session.
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2019