North Carolina

MORNING CALL: Bond, Education Bond

Republicans seem to be having a change a heart about a possible 2 billion dollar education bond. In 2017, lawmakers tried and failed to pass a 1.9 billion dollar bond that would help the k-12 education system. When teachers marched on Raleigh this summer they demanded an education bond for school construction.  Republicans at the time rejected this...

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MORNING CALL: Do Over

It turns out that a redo in the 9th district would, in fact, include a primary election. Contrary to the previous reporting, The News & Observer reported a new primary would be included in a new election, "A proposal that would require another primary in the 9th Congressional District if suspected absentee ballot fraud results in a new election won...

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White Talks Consent Order

New Hanover County Commissioner Woody talks with Tyler about his opposition to the consent order focusing on how the order allows Chemours to not admit fault, gives Cape Fear Riverwatch oversight powers instead of DEQ, and why Bladen County residents are taken care of but New Hanover County residents were not

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Lots of BS With NCBOE

A lot more is happening with the State Board of Elections besides just some craziness in the 9th district. On Saturday, the chairman of the North Carolina State Board of Elections, Andy Penry,  announced he is resigning... http://bit.ly/2QaiVeo This all started last week when Wake County GOP Chairman Charles Hellwig filed a complaint against Penry.  Hellwig Cited a state law...

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Magic Number 9

In a shocking move earlier this week, the State Board of Elections chose to not certify the results from the 9th congressional district race. Since then it has been a guessing game as it to what is going. Even the Bladen county BOE chairman doesn't know what is going on. Chairman Bobby Ludlum told WECT, "I have no...

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MORNING CALL: Doubling Down

Two weeks ago, capitalists and socialists united against New York City offering incentives to Amazon for their HQ2 scam.  Apparently, North Carolina lawmakers saw that and had the idea to replicate it. The Senate Finance Committee has approved Senate Bill 820, which would raise the amount of corporate handouts to large companies considering moving their headquarters to North Carolina... http://bit.ly/2BBR7GT...

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Brace Yourself, 2020 Is Coming

Now that 2018 is over we can focus on what really matters, 2020. A new poll from Civitas says North Carolina is shaping up to be a swing state...again.  When participants were asked who they would support 35% said President Trump, 36% said whoever the Democrat nominee is, and 21% said it depends on who the Democrats nominate... http://bit.ly/2DYJXiy It's clear that...

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