It used to be election season in North Carolina was a ho-hum affair. Republicans have dominated the state in presidential elections in recent years, so much so most presidential candidates don’t bother campaigning in the Tar Heel state. Not so this year. Barack Obama has spent $5 million in N.C. while McCain has spent $1 […]
For years, Rep. Sue Myrick tried to bring an immigration court to Charlotte. Finally, she has gotten her wish. The court will be located at 5701 Executive Center Drive, which is off of Albemarle Road and will open November 4 of this year.
“This has been a long time coming,” said Rep. Myrick. “An immigration court […]
Sen. Elizabeth Dole did not support the bailout package passed by the Senate last week.
Dole said Wednesday the proposal is “a government takeover of our economy with no protection for taxpayers.” While she said the relief package was an improvement over the Bush administration’s original plan, Dole said it does nothing to fix the housing […]
Last week, Rep. Sue Myrick voted “no” on the bailout package proposed by Congress. This week, she’s going to vote yes–a sign the package will get passed. From Myrick’s office:
“I don’t want to have to vote for this bill, and I’m not defending it. It’s full of things that I don’t believe in.
But, we’re […]
The Civitas Institute released a study saying NC helathcare is on the wrong path.
A compilation of several major health care indicators reveals that state policies designed to improve health care in North Carolina have failed. Health insurance costs are rising more rapidly than the national average, more children lack health coverage and the most vulnerable […]
[singlepic=173,320,240,,center]Many of you might not have been aware, but former Senator and presidential contender Bob Dole was in Mint Hill Thursday stumping for his wife Elizabeth Dole who is in a tight senate race with Democrat Kay Hagen. Bob Dole was supposed to speak at the Chamber of Commerce, but when that fell through, Mint […]