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Plain Talk Today – January 7, 2014

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Radio Wed., Jan. 8, 2014: Brian Turner, Candidate for NC House: 8:30am Here is the SHOW

Voters’ Voices: Death Penalty

Radio and TV

NC Spin: Dec. 22, 2013: Topics: Voucher Lawsuit, Voter ID Lawsuit, Roadblock to Commerce restructuring and Tell us something we don’t know!

NC Spin: Jan. 5, 2014: Topics: Looking ahead, Carolina Megalopolis, Mental Health Funding and NC SPIN Person of the Year

Radio: Congressman David Price on ACA, Iran and the Budget Deal: 12-18-13 Plain Talk Politics

Radio: Dec. 11 at 8:30 am Houston Barnes, Candidate for the Second Congressional District.
Here is the Show: 12-11-13 Plain Talk Politics (1)

RADIO: Dec. 4: 8:30 am Matty Lazo Chadderton – Lazo-Chadderton Consulting and previously with the Office of the Governor, NC General Assembly and the Consulate General of Mexico in Raleigh. Immigration, Hispanic Affairs and more. Here is the show

RADIO Wednesday, Nov. 20: Meet the newest member of the NCGA, Graig Meyer, NC House District 50. am Here is the show: 11-20-13 Plain Talk PoliticsRADIO: Nov. 27: On Wednesday morning at 8:30 am, listen in to our pre-recorded show (Happy Thanksgiving) with Kristin Collins, NC Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty. Here is the show: 11-27-13 PLAIN TALK POLITICS


The NCGA Convenes May 14, 2014 Calendars Senate 2 pm  House 2 pm  Listen to the Chambers in Session

NC Politics

Dems call for leadership change at DHHS 

Wake teachers deciding whether proposed pay raises are worth the price of giving up tenure rights

Two NC campuses on worst free speech list 

Veteran executive named interim CEO of North Carolina’s new private economic development arm 

GOP Senate candidates oppose unemployment bill

Morning Memo: McCrory jobs message obscured by DHHS mess

From Under the Dome:

CNBC says N.C. is Exhibit A in unemployment benefits debate. See it here.

Thom Tillis is a no-show at GOP Senate forum. Read more here.

DOT lays out NC-12 options. Read more here.

Few clues on justices’ stance from redistricting hearing. Read more here.

State treasurer looking for huge office space. Read more here.

“Moral Mondays” becomes “Truthful Tuesdays” in South Carolina. Read more here.

The PAC supporting Kay Hagan received a $2.5 million boost from Michael Bloomberg.Read more here.

Slate headline: “North Carolina is pushing its best educators out. We have to do something.” Read more here.





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