Run, Forest, Run

By Penny Smith Our current Lt. Governor, Dan Forest, a Republican, is already gearing up to run for Governor. Yes, we are one of several states where you can have a member of both parties serving in the top two Executive Branch positions – and we do.  They will likely...

North Carolina Senate’s Out For Summer (as is the House)

The North Carolina Senate gaveled out members at 1:30 am and the House closed its doors thirty minutes later on June 30th. Originally, I was going to add all of the information I had found on the progress, or lack there of, from our local government into the July 15th...

Cooper-McCrory 1st Debate

On Friday, June 24, 2016, our Democratic candidate for Governor, Roy Cooper, participated in his first debate with incumbent Republican Governor Pat McCrory.  The debate was held in Charlotte and hosted by the North Carolina Bar Association. The debate was not...