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    Federal Cash For Triangle Light Rail on Trump’s Chopping Block is reporting that President Trump’s proposed transportation budget would cut federal funding to transit projects, including the much-debated rail plan in the Triangle.   Hear Peter Rogoff—CEO of Seattle-area Sound Transit system—tells the Seattle Times “there seems to be something about delivering people in trains and buses…
    Donna Martinez, February 14, 2018
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    CBS Poll: 75% Of SOTU Watchers Approved Of Speech has the network’s polling results of folks who watched President Trump’s State of the Union address. Among the results: Eight in 10 Americans who watched tonight felt that the president was trying to unite the country, rather than divide it.  Two-thirds said the speech made them feel proud,…
    Donna Martinez, January 31, 2018
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    John Hood: Federal Tax Reform Merits Two Cheers

    Syndicated columnist John Hood analyzes the federal tax cut/reform package. Will the legislation raise the federal tax burden on most Americans in order to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy? With regard to the final deal, the Left’s standard allegation is valid only for some non-wealthy Americans, only…
    Donna Martinez, December 20, 2017
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    What Do North Carolina Voters Think About the Russian Probe?

    Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses an Elon Poll of N.C. voters on the Russian collusion investigation. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch.
    Donna Martinez, November 27, 2017
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    Polls: Trump Approval Sliding in North Carolina

    Carolina Journal reports: The Elon Poll reports 58 percent of respondents disapprove of Trump’s performance; 34 percent approve. Democrats overwhelmingly disapprove of the president’s performance, with 92 percent disapproving and only 5 percent in support. Republicans approve by a margin of 75-13 percent. Only 34 percent of Independents approve while…
    Donna Martinez, October 5, 2017
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    Who Benefits From The Federal Tax Reform Proposal?

    JLF’s Joe Coletti offers a primer on key components of proposed federal tax relief for middle-class families and businesses. He explains why the plan would make taxes simpler for most and offers suggestions for improvement. First, it reduces the number of tax brackets from seven ranging between 10 percent and 39.6 percent, to three brackets…
    Donna Martinez, September 29, 2017
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    Will President Trump Use Executive Orders to Infuse Competition Into Health Care?

    The latest congressional effort to replace Obamacare with a market-oriented option has failed. So what will President Trump do next? Could he use executive orders? On NC Capital Tonight, Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, weighed in on that option. Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, September 28, 2017
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    Culture War: Rick Henderson Looks at President Trump’s Battle With the NFL

    Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses President Trump’s dispute with the National Football League involving players who refuse to stand in honor of the national anthem. Henderson offered these comments during the Sept. 25, 2017, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” WATCH.
    Donna Martinez, September 26, 2017