When Dems voted to override Gov. Perdue’s veto

When Dems voted to override Gov. Perdue’s veto

ShareAs we enter yet another week of budget stalemate, the focus remains on a handful of Democratic lawmakers who could make or break the Governor’s veto strategy.  Part of the rub with the budget, as Thomas wrote last week, is that the power dynamics in Raleigh have...
The heat in the legislature

The heat in the legislature

ShareIt’s the dog days of summer and things are getting hot in the legislature. A budget stalemate has tensions high and the potential for a veto override means legislators are on high alert. Speaker Tim Moore has essentially left the possibility of an override vote...
Failing Upwards, Revisited

Failing Upwards, Revisited

ShareLast December I put together a little piece examining the fact that former Rep. Justin Burr, from Stanly, snagged a prime job right off of his electoral defeat. Burr, who has no experience at all in the field for which he would be responsible in this job, skated...

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