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Redistricting in North Carolina: Democrats Find New Avenue of Attack Against Republicans

by Diane Rufino, September 29, 2019 We’ve been hearing a lot about “redistricting” lately. In fact, we heard that a state court invalidated two of the popularly-mandated (that is, approved by voters in 2016) amendments to the state constitution (the … Continue reading

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NC General Assembly Republicans Seize the Opportunity to Make Good on the Promises Made in the State Budget

by Diane Rufino, September 16, 2019 In June, the Republican-dominated General Assembly passed a state budget that included pay increases for our public school teachers and for non-certified school personnel, pay increases for teachers in the state community college system, … Continue reading

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We Cannot Overlook the Negative Unintended Consequences of the “Let Them Spawn” Bill (HB-483)

by Diane Rufino, June 23, 2019 In true government fashion, the NC House has tried to slip a very bad bill past the citizens of North Carolina and has rushed and hushed it in order to prejudice those most harmed, … Continue reading

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The NC House Once Again Caves to Big Money Lobbyists, This Time to Harm our State’s Commercial Fisherman

by Jerry Schill, June 22, 2019 While the NC House has been aggressive in its protection for the interests of big hospitals and physicians and other healthcare workers, it has done just the opposite for North Carolina’s commercial fisherman. This … Continue reading

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THE DAY THE HEARTBEAT DIED

by Diane Rufino, June 6, 2019 It was a very sad day in North Carolina yesterday at the NC General Assembly… a very tragic day indeed. Yesterday, members of the NC House had the opportunity to over-ride Governor Cooper’s veto … Continue reading

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SAVE THE BABIES FIGHTING FOR THEIR LIVES

by Diane Rufino, June 4, 2019 Survivors of botched abortions need you today to speak on their behalf !!  The NC House convenes at 3:00 this afternoon to vote to try to over-ride Governor Cooper’s veto of the “Born Alive … Continue reading

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There is a Public School Crisis Alright – But it Has Nothing to Do with Unacceptable Teacher Pay

by Diane Rufino, May 3, 2019 On Wednesday, May 1 (“May Day”), teachers all across the state ignored their responsibility to educate our children and met in Raleigh at the state legislature buildings to pressure the General Assembly for a … Continue reading

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The NC House: Hospitals are Too Important to Fail, but Taxpayers are Unimportant to Save Them Money

by Diane Rufino, April 7, 2019 This past week, NC house representatives in Raleigh addressed one of the biggest ideological battles of this legislative session – does government work for the taxpayer or for special interests, and the answer has … Continue reading

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North Carolina’s “Anti-Folwell” Bill, HB-184, Causes Tempers to Flare on Both Sides

by Diane Rufino, March 27, 2019 Who fights for the state worker? Who fights for the taxpayer? The “anti-Folwell” bill, HB184 made it out of the Health Committee yesterday, putting it on a course to possibly become law. It is … Continue reading

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To Support NC Treasurer Dale Folwell or Not to Support Him, That is the Question for the NC General Assembly

by Diane Rufino, March 25, 2019 NORTH CAROLINIANS, WE NEED YOU IN RALEIGH TOMORROW MORNING !! Tomorrow morning (Tuesday), legislators in the House Health Committee will vote on HB184 – a bad bill that will cost taxpayers and State Health … Continue reading

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