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Republicans take Raleigh; Now what?

It’s been a long time coming for Republicans in North Carolina. Tuesday marked the first time in a century that both the Senate and the House will have Republican majorities at the same time. (The Senate has been Democrat-controlled since the 1800s; the House had Republican majorities a few times in the 1990s.)
With the ball finally in Republicans court, where do they go from here?

Rep. Paul Stam, Republican Leader of the House, issued the following statement: “I am gratified by the confidence NC voters gave our candidates all across this great state. We pledge to bring much needed transparency to the legislative branch of state government as well as the necessary fiscal responsibility in managing our state’s impending budget crisis.”

Representatives Stam and Thom Tillis had previously provided the following list of Republican priorities for the legislative session to begin in January. […]

By |November 5th, 2010|Raleigh|2 Comments

Matthews resident Jim Black released from prison

Former N.C. House Speaker Jim Black was released from prison today in Georgia. Black was scheduled to be released in March of 2011, but will spend the last six months of his time in a halfway house.
Black pleaded guilty in 2007 to bribery and obstruction of justice charges. The Matthews resident was once one of […]

By |October 4th, 2010|Matthews, Raleigh|0 Comments

Perdue signs JobsNOW legislation, but who benefits?

But really, if legislators in Raleigh wanted to really kick-start job creation, why not give direct tax breaks to small businesses?

By |July 23rd, 2010|Raleigh|0 Comments

Goodall questioned about his role as legislator and lobbyist

Eddie Goodall, the outgoing N.C. senator who represents the Mint Hill area, is being questioned by the Greensboro News and Record about his role as Senator and President of the North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Goodall offered an amendment yesterday that calls for a lifting of the 100 limit of charter schools in […]

By |June 18th, 2010|Raleigh|0 Comments