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Where are we now North Carolina?

Where are we now NC? A few weeks ago I wrote in the New York Times that North Carolinians were so distracted by legislation they had no time to focus on what may be coming in a state budget. Our state struggles with the fifth-highest unemployment rate in the U.S., high unemployment in rural areas, contrasted…

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North Carolinians are struggling, A NY Times “Room for Debate” Op-Ed

North Carolinians Are Struggling When our state has the fifth-highest unemployment rate in the U.S., many residents are just getting by, not focused on the harmful cuts being considered. Posted in the NY Times  Jeanne Milliken Bonds is a public relations consultant, political analyst and host of “Plain Talk Politics.” The North Carolina Budget is held…

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Short-sighted politics threatens to unravel Renewable Energy in NC

The triple threat -Americans for Tax Reform, Americans for Prosperity and the John Locke Foundation – are all coming together in a “save the day” siege on the State’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) with their usual loose language combined with rhetoric and half the story. They are predicting that there will be a play for…