Category: Government

NC Voting Districts Fall Under U.S. Supreme Court Microscope

Legislative News by Nelda Holder – Once again, the NC General Assembly’s redistricting actions have wound up on the wrong side of the law. Early Read more »

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Former NAACP President to Campaign for Governor of Maryland

Former NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous is launching his political career, citing his long record on civil rights and the diversity of the state of Read more »

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Former Granville County Election Worker Indicted

Raleigh, NC – A grand jury in Granville County on Tuesday, May 30 returned felony and misdemeanor indictments against a former Granville County elections worker Read more »

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Sheneika Smith Runs for Asheville City Council

Sheneika Smith has announced her campaign for one of the three Asheville City Council seats to be voted on this fall. Though the council is Read more »

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Show Us the Money – Then Do Something for Our Kids

By Nelda Holder – The scurry of crossover, when non-appropriation bills in the General Assembly are due to move from one house to the other, Read more »

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Senator Terry Van Duyn and Representative John Ager to Discuss HB2 Repeal

On May 13, 2017 at 2 p.m., two North Carolina legislators will hold a town hall event at Stephens Lee Community Center to discuss House Read more »

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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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