The fund will be looked at, to see if it can be reformed. “The North Carolina Chamber of Commerce has commissioned a study to look at the state’s unemployment benefits system, which owes the federal government $2.7 billion.”
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Today the UNC Board of Governors takes up the topic of tuition hikes at its monthly meeting (See: article). UNC President Thomas Ross has recommended in-state undergraduate tuition and fee increases of 8.8 percent. However leaders from other campuses such as UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State are pushing for higher tuition to allow campuses to [...]
A report says North Carolina should develop its wind power industry: “North Carolina’s extensive coastline and large offshore wind resources appear to make it a prime area for offshore-wind development,” the panel said.
According to the Associate Press, South Carolina’s newly passed law requiring voters to show an ID to vote was the ”first voter ID law to be refused by the federal agency in nearly 20 years.” In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, South Carolina’s Attorney General, Alan Wilson, asked a judge to overturn the Justice Department’s decision.
Democracy NC provides “Action Alerts” (marching orders) for the Democratic Party. We shouldn’t be surprised by Democracy NC’s actions because we’ve seen them before – Democracy NC is a partisan group and its director, Bob Hall, is the State Board of Election’s right-hand man. This time the State Board is using Hall to “urge” the [...]