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Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023 -- The 2023 "budget bill" is far less about state spending than it is a legislative garbage truck - a vehicle for scores of non-spending legislation the leadership wants hidden from their constituents so there's no discussion, debates or full disclosure.
Friday, April 28, 2023 -- North Carolina has a clear, detailed plan that will deliver a quality education to every child. Legislators need to end their fight against public education, live up to their oaths of office and obey the state Constitution's mandate to fully educate our children.
Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson responds to a Capitol Broadcasting Co. editorial cartoon that depicts him and other Republican members of the State Board of Education as members of the Ku Klux Klan. The board is debating social studies curriculum guidelines that would include the Klan, racism and other negative aspects of U.S. history.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 -- North Carolina Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis have the power and the duty to get government up and running. They had the chance to do that job Thursday and failed.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 -- The nation could do worse than wear the white poppy this November, perhaps along with the red. Thus we might commemorate a time when a strong and generous nation went to the aid of its allies, while also gesturing toward a time when such sacrifice will not be needed. I will wear a red poppy on Nov. 11, 2018. And if I can also find a white one, I will wear them both.
Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 -- The unfairness is to voters who expressed their will but see it subverted and ignored by those who are supposed to serve them. North Carolina has suffered too long under laws passed by an illegally constituted legislature. North Carolina taxpayers have wasted millions in legal fees defending the indefensible.
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 -- Polling places across North Carolina are open today from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Voters on line at 7:30 p.m. will be allowed to vote. Don't let others have their say on your behalf. Get out and vote.
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 -- Even though many of us are broken in heart and in spirit, perhaps we will heal eventually and be stronger in the broken places. ... When America's spirit heals, we will look back aghast at the realization that some of us were willing to trade so much of our humanity for a tax cut, for a couple of Supreme Court appointments, for whatever.
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 -- Anita Earls has practiced law taking on cases and causes that have had her going up against Democrats and Republicans. She's challenged illegal gerrymandering and efforts to limit the voting rights of minorities. Her work, most often on behalf of those who lack voices in the halls of power - as well as her personal life experiences - will bring important experience and perspective to the state's highest court. She will help keep judicial independence.
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 -- UNC President Margaret Spellings' decision to fire the Board of Governors and return to Texas reveals is this board is a political playground of puppets dangling on strings pulled by the ultra-partisan leaders of the General Assembly.