State lawyers argued a lawsuit against the new redistricting maps should be thrown out. Below is the video report.
Monthly Archives: January 2012
A review of preliminary 2011-12 school personnel data from the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) shows some surprising results. While there was a net loss of 4,700 employees — federal and local school employees declined by about 7,300 and 2,100 respectively – the state actually added about 4,700 school employees — including about 2,100 [...]
Yesterday Gov. Perdue issued an executive order extending unemployment benefits in North Carolina. According to a statement released by her office the benefits will impact roughly 25,000 out of work North Carolinians, and will be financed exclusively with federal money. It is understood that these funds are not being loaned to NC by the federal [...]
Politico reports on new developments in a major campaign finance legal case: The century-old ban on corporate donations to federal political campaigns should be junked as unconstitutional, the Republican National Committee argued in a legal brief filed Tuesday that could lead to new attacks on the GOP as beholden to corporate money. The GOP brief [...]
This is how voter impersonation works. If these men had not refused the ballots, they would have voted without ever being detected. How do we know this isn’t happening in every election in North Carolina? We don’t. I can hear the echos of the opponents of voter ID this year – Voter ID is a [...]