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    Where Does NC Stand on the Death Penalty?

    Posted in Crime, Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking, Public Safety By Angela Hight | Tagged , , ,

    The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled last week that capital punishment is unconstitutional in that state. Connecticut had recently enacted a law under which the death penalty could not be enacted in future cases but convicted criminals who had been sentenced to death would have their sentences carried out. This new ruling, however, commutes all such […]

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    Rep. Hastings Interview, Doing the Peoples Work

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Environment & Energy, Politicians & Politicking By Francis De Luca | Tagged , ,

    Great interview of Rep. Kelly Hasting of NC House District 110 on What Matters with Chad Adams on the It will give you an ideal of how some legislators approach the task of governing and remind some of why people are looking for folks who are not politicians. Listen to what Hastings has to say below and weigh […]

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    North Carolina 2014 Election Turnout Refutes Claims of Voter Suppression

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Hans von Spakovsky, in a recent article written for the Heritage Foundation, lays out the facts surrounding the lawsuits that would roll back North Carolina's election reform legislation implemented in 2014. The three week hearing into VIVA (Voter Information Verification Act) ended on Friday, July 31. It is likely to take weeks for U.S. District Judge […]

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    Civitas asks for Investigation into "Clean Energy" PAC's Campaign Reporting

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , ,

    In a letter to the State Board of Elections Chairman, Josh Howard, Civitas President, Francis De Luca asked the Board to investigate the campaign reporting practices of the North Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (NCCEBA) PAC – Kristin Laster, Treasurer. Click Here  to read the letter delivered to Howard and State Board of Elections' Executive Director, Kim […]

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    Should the South Ban '18'?

    Posted in Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , ,

    NC Capitol Connection's Matt Caulder continues his columns on the Confederate flag controversy.

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