Category: Government

Bill Introduced for Native American Day in California

Roger Hernandez, a Democratic state senator from California, is seeking to make his state the first in the nation to abolish Columbus Day. Hernandez has Read more »

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The President’s Plan to Extend the Middle-Class Tax Cuts

Impact for North Carolina White House Press “We should not hold the middle-class hostage while we debate tax cuts for the wealthy. We should at Read more »

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Montford Point Marines Recognized

From Our Nation’s Capitol By U.S. Senator Kay Hagan I recently met Colonel Grover Lewis of the U.S. Marine Corps, who in 2005 became one Read more »

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How Tax Changes Will Affect NC Families

Examples of middle-class North Carolina families who will see their taxes rise if the middle-class tax cuts are not extended. EXAMPLE 1: Typical North Carolina Read more »

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North Carolina Becomes a Red State, Ending 50 Years as a Progressive Light in the South

by Moe White In 2012, progressives across North Carolina celebrated as the Democratic National Convention came to Charlotte to nominate Barack Obama for a second Read more »

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The MSD-Water Merger

Staff Reports Defend Our Water! Photos by Grace Curry and Valerie Hoh On Election Day, 86% of Asheville Voters voted NO to the selling or Read more »

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Hagan Announces $1.3M in Grants to Provide Housing for North Carolinians

Greensboro, NC – U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently announced five housing grants worth $1.3 million to assist low-income and homeless North Carolinians. The grants were Read more »

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H. Tyrone Brandyburg Named Superintendent of Sandburg Home National Historic Site

National Park Service Southeast Regional Director David Vela has announced that H. Tyrone Brandyburg has been selected as the new superintendent of Carl Sandburg Home Read more »

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FEMA Continues to Support States Impacted by Sandy

More than $327 million in Individual Assistance Approved for Disaster Survivors WASHINGTON — At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Read more »

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Gov. Perdue Declares State of Emergency for 24 Western Counties

Winter Storm Bringing Strong Winds and Heavy Snow RALEIGH, N. C. – In anticipation of a severe winter storm coupled with strong winds from Hurricane Read more »

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