Category: Government

Time for Congress to Restore $6 Billion in HUD Funding

By Charlene Crowell – From youth yearning for the time to have their own place, to older Americans hoping to age in place, the need Read more »

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It’s April. Do You Know Where Your Legislators Are?

By Nelda Holder – It’s time to report in with any ideas for legislation in the NC Statehouse. April 11 is the final filing date Read more »

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NC Statehouse Toils and Troubles

By Nelda Holder – The North Carolina General Assembly is under full steam at present, with some 253 House bills and 178 Senate bills on Read more »

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No Plans to Abandon Our Freedom Dreams

By Linda Burnham – Politics is a blood sport, and today we are witness to three simultaneous crises: a crisis of the working class, which Read more »

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NC Statehouse Goes Live Again

By Nelda Holder – The 2017 session of the NC General Assembly is underway. And this could be one of the most publicly scrutinized sessions Read more »

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Support Keeping the Affordable Care Act

Phone poll being taken. It’s easy to participate! Paul Ryan’s office is conducting a phone poll, hoping to hear overwhelming opposition to the Affordable Care Read more »

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“Repeal and [Never] Replace”

by Moe White The Republican Congress constantly talks about its plan to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, which they call a failure, a disaster, an abomination. Read more »

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It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

Legislative News January 2017 – By Nelda Holder – It’s January. It’s a time for fresh starts. And let’s hope that will mean something to Read more »

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Buncombe County Democrats Appoint First African American Commissioner

In a historic move, Buncombe County Democratic Party met to name a popular retired banker and long-time community activist to the Buncombe County Commission. Al Read more »

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The Legacy of President Barack Obama

By Johnnie Grant Yes, there’s a new president on the way. Whether you voted – or if you skipped out on your duty as a Read more »

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