The News and Observer is reporting that Dana Cope, former head of the State Employees Association of North Carolina will enter a plea agreement this morning in Wake County District Court. Cope is charged with embezzling nearly half a million dollars from SEANC funds to pay for such things as landscaping at his home, flight […]
Monthly Archives: November 2015
From WUNC State officials are celebrating a $1 billion surplus in the North Carolina unemployment trust fund. The Wednesday announcement represents a significant swing from just two and a half years ago when the state owed the federal government $2.8 billion. This past May, the state paid down its debt a year before the due […]
Over the last few months we've been talking a lot about Education Savings Accounts (ESAs). You say you still don't have a clue? Not to worry. Our friends at the Friedman Foundation have developed a short video explaining ESAs. Enjoy.
Tomorrow at 1 p.m., "Closing Arguments with Elliot Engstrom" will debut on the Freedom Action Network. The weekly show, hosted by yours truly, will close out the week by discussing topics related to government, politics, and law. Tomorrow's guests/topics: 1 p.m. — UNC law student and former CLF law clerk Felicia Hyde will discuss the state of legal education in […]
Last week we reported on a voter who, the day before she cast a ballot in the Durham County municipal elections, was arrested in Wake County and had given the Wake County Magistrate a Miami, Florida address. North Carolina requires a voter to be a resident of North Carolina in order to vote. The voter’s […]