Cross-posted from The Progressive Pulse As expected, Republican members of the North Carolina House Finance Committee quickly approved a massive overhaul of state ...Read more Comments Off on House Finance Committee rams through unemployment insurance rewrite
The North Carolina State Board of Education approved measures Thursday that will add rigor to the charter school application process and temporarily delay ...Read more Comments Off on State Board of Education tightens charter application process
Two stories in the latest of flurry of election news are especially disturbing and graphic reminders of how perverted our democracy has become ...Read more Comments Off on A court for sale and playing both sides of the fence
Senate Minority Leader Martin Nesbitt expressed great frustration this morning at the latest overnight rewrite of the Senate budget. Nesbitt strongly attacked both ...Read more Comments Off on Senate Dem leader lambastes latest budget proposal
After yesterday’s maddening budget exercise in the Senate, the big action on Jones Street shifts to the House of Representatives today. At noon, ...Read more Comments Off on Continuing resolution, Dem presser, loan company bill on tap today
Activists and advocates concerned about the policy choices advanced by the conservative majorities at the General Assembly this year will convene a “people’s ...Read more Comments Off on NAACP leads “A state in emergency” event today at 4:00
A House Judiciary subcommittee debated the proposal to repeal the Racial Justice Act this morning. You can watch a video of the entire committee ...Read more Comments Off on Procedural trick used to speed Racial Justice Act repeal?