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Mecklenburg County Commissioner predicts good news regarding library

Mecklenburg County Commissioner Harold Cogdell, Jr said on Twitter Monday that he expects library officials to soon have hopeful words when it comes to closing libraries:
If I were a betting man I would bet that the Public Library Board will be announcing some good news regarding branch closings on Wednesday.

By |March 22nd, 2010|Mecklenburg County|0 Comments

Bill James responds to e-mails about library closings

County Board of Commissioner Bill James posted a Facebook entry Saturday responding to some 200 e-mails he has received regarding the library closings. In an attached PDF (which can be read here), James said the County cannot by law raise taxes in the middle of the year; it can’t sell the arena and it can’t […]

By |March 22nd, 2010|Mecklenburg County|0 Comments

Myrick calls health care bill ‘government takeover’

Representative Sue Myrick released this statement on HR 3590, the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act:

“For over a year, the American people have told Congress that they don’t want this kind of health care reform, and for over a year, the Majority in Congress has ignored them. So now, as a result of arm twisting and billions of dollars in backroom deals, the Majority scraped together just enough votes to pass one of the most expensive, over-arching, unwanted pieces of legislation in the history of our government. […]

By |March 22nd, 2010|Washington|1 Comment