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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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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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MEET REP. MICHAEL SPECIALE – The Tested and Unwavering Constitutional Conservative Candidate for US Congress

by Diane Rufino, March 12, 2019 Meet Rep. Michael Speciale – the proven, tried and true constitutional conservative candidate for the US Congress from eastern North Carolina. There are several candidates who are seeking the Congressional seat from the 3rd … Continue reading

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