Category: Government

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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2016 – One for the Record Books

Whatever the past year has meant to each of us, 2016 has brought major changes to our local community, the state, and the nation. As Read more »

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North Carolina: The State of the State

By Nelda Holder – No matter how you look at the state of North Carolina in December, 2016, it is a state that has been Read more »

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