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Governor Cooper: Congress Needs To Act Now And Extend Unemployment Benefits For Struggling Workers 

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Op-Ed By Governor Roy Cooper: Next week, thousands of North Carolinians who are out of work due to COVID-19 will see a drastic reduction in...

Lieutenant Governor Rivals Differ Sharply

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By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — The post of lieutenant governor is a constitutional office in North Carolina, and the only one empowered to exercise both...

Let’s Disagree More Constructively

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By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — When the Associated Press and other news organizations asked North Carolina voters for their perspectives on the just-concluded 2020 elections,...

Social Security Matters – Did My Wife Get A “Notch Baby” Benefit Increase?

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By AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor Association of Mature American Citizens Dear Rusty: I was born in May of 1930, and my wife was...

Three School Initiatives Show Promise

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By John Hood RALEIGH — In North Carolina politics, few issues are as contentious as education. For years, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led...

There Is No Teacher-Pay Penalty

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By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — Are nurse anesthetists overpaid by 74%? Are telemarketers underpaid by 25%? If you accept the standard statistical model used to...

You Decide: What Are The Issues In Today’s Tax Rate Debate?

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By Dr. Mike Walden Tax policy is always a controversial issue, and we’re about to have another round of debate over taxes. At the...

Op Ed: One State Supreme Court Case Could Destroy The Court For Years To...

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OPINION By Dallas Woodhouse The Woodshed for Carolina Journal It would be outrageous.It would be unprecedented. It would damage the credibility and validity of North...

Pols Can’t Be Daydream Believers

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By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH — North Carolina’s state and local governments will likely overspend their projected revenue this year by billions of dollars. So far,...

You Decide: How Will The Virus Affect Economic Development?

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By Dr. Mike Walden Although Covid-19 is still with us, there’s been a recent shift in the kind of attention given to the virus. For...