In the News: November 2012

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"We definitely need some adults in the room in Raleigh," Southern Pines Pilot, Nov. 30, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2012/nov/30/we-definitely-need-some-adults-room-raleigh/
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"New NC law will expunge records for thousands with older convictions," WSOC-TV, Nov. 30, http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/new-nc-law-will-expunge-records-thousands-older-co/nTKHg/
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"New NC laws, kids cyberbullying teachers outlawed," Seattle Post Intelligencer, Nov. 30, http://www.seattlepi.com/news/crime/article/New-NC-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed-4081044.php (also at Fox 8: http://myfox8.com/2012/11/30/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed/, SF Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/news/crime/article/New-NC-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed-4081044.php, NECN: http://www.necn.com/11/30/12/New-NC-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-/landing_nation.html?&apID=53def053cd2848499add517f2431acb3, Albany Times Union: http://www.timesunion.com/news/crime/article/New-NC-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed-4081044.php, Fort Mill Times: http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2012/11/30/2358241/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying.html, WSB Atlanta: http://www.wsbradio.com/news/ap/crime/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed/nTKGx/, Raleigh News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/11/30/2516532/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying.html#storylink=rss, Hampton Roads Pilot: http://hamptonroads.com/node/660845, WTOV: http://www.wtov9.com/ap/ap/crime/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed/nTKGx/, WBTV: http://www.wbtv.com/story/20231276/new-nc-laws-kids-cyberbullying-teachers-outlawed)
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"NC introduces first law to provide broad expungement opportunities to adults convicted of low-level crimes," High Country Press, Nov. 29, http://www.hcpress.com/news/nc-introduces-first-law-to-provide-broad-expungement-opportunities-to-adults-convicted-of-crimes.html
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"Seize benefits of Obamacare," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 29, http://www.reflector.com/columns/guest-column-seize-benefits-obamacare-1445877
(Adam Linker column)
 
"A righter shade of red," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 28, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-righter-shade-red-1438863
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"NC 'faith-friendly' guide passes judgment on companies," Triangle Business Journal, Nov. 28, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2012/11/nc-faith-friendly-guide-passes.html
(cites Rob Schofield)
 
"NC lawmakers consider cuts to unemployment benefits," Public News Service, Nov. 27, http://www.publicnewsservice.org/index.php?/content/article/29462-2
(quotes Harry Payne)
 
"Citizens encouraged to speak about state budget and policies," WECT, Nov. 27, http://www.wect.com/story/20192060/citizens-encouraged-to-speak-about
(cites Budget and Tax Center)
 
"North Carolina's Governor-elect shifts from transit to tea party," Bloomberg, Nov. 26, http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-11-26/north-carolina-s-governor-elect-shifts-from-transit-to-tea-party.html
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"New governor, transparency," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 25, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-new-governor-transparency-1421413
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"The backroom deal to cut benefits to workers," Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 24, http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/article_938333ba-35c8-11e2-bd2a-0019bb30f31a.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"No easy solutions for state's $2.4 billion debt," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 23, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/23/3682525/no-easy-solutions-for-states-24.html
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
"Rich get richer, poor get poorer in N.C.," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 22, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/22/3680870/rich-get-richer-poor-get-poorer.html
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota, Tazra Mitchell)
 
Carolina Newsmakers, Nov. 22, no link available
(Jeff Shaw interview)
 
"The capitalist mystique," Yes! Weekly,  Nov. 21, http://www.yesweekly.com/triad/article-15150-the-capitalist-mystique.html
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"Reworking tax code," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 20, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/mooneyham/mooneyham-rewoking-tax-code-1390117
(cites BTC)
 
"Auctioning of political offices," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 19, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-auctioning-political-offices-1385913
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"What the election means for immigration," Institute for Southern Studies' Facing South, Nov. 16, http://www.southernstudies.org/2012/11/what-the-election-means-for-immigration.html
(NC Policy Watch column)
 
"'Fiscal cliff' could lead to NC childcare, teacher job cuts," Carolina Public Press, Nov. 16, http://www.carolinapublicpress.org/12495/group-fiscal-cliff-could-lead-to-nc-childcare-teacher-job-cuts
(cites BTC)
 
(cites BTC)
 
"Big spending worked for the GOP in North Carolina," Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 15, http://www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/article_dc112f36-2f2b-11e2-b24f-001a4bcf6878.html
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"N.C. to establish state-federal partnership health exchange," Triangle Business Journal, Nov. 15, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2012/11/15/nc-to-establish-state-federal.html
(cites Adam Linker)
 
"Stores open for Black Friday earlier than ever," Charlotte Observer, Nov. 14, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/14/3663509/stores-open-for-black-friday-earlier.html
(quotes Clermont Fraser)
 
"N.C. State Prof. Andy Taylor, on new congressional delegation," News 14 Capital Tonight, Nov. 14, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/670905/capital-tonight-nov--14--n-c--state-prof--andy-taylor--on-new-congressional-delegation
(Allan Freyer interview)
 
"GOP ready to revamp education," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 14, no link available
(quotes Chris Hill)
 
"GOP has high hopes for North Carolina Governor-elect Pat McCrory," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 12, http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2012/11/11/1215945?sac=fo.business
(quotes Rob Schofield)
 
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"No progressive N.C. election," Greenville Daily Reflector, Nov. 11, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitsimon-no-progressive-nc-election-1355203
(Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"Can Pat McCrory accomplish what he promised in the campaign?" Charlotte Observer, Nov. 10, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/10/3657249/can-pat-mccrory-accomplish-what.html
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
"Chris Fitzsimon sees another well-financed right turn in N.C.," Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 10, http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/article_480b09de-2ac5-11e2-b309-001a4bcf6878.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"Dome: Private school debate awaits new governor," Raleigh News & Observer, Nov. 10, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/11/10/2475285/private-school-debate-awaits-new.html
(quotes Chris Hill)
 
"NC rushes on deadline for online insurance market," NECN, Nov. 9, http://www.necn.com/11/09/12/NC-rushes-on-deadline-for-online-insuran/landing_nation.html?&apID=fe20f28f851a4c82a700908ac421c4f4 (also at WSOC: http://www.wsoctv.com/news/ap/health/nc-rushes-on-deadline-for-online-insurance-market/nS287/, SF Gate: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/NC-rushes-on-deadline-for-online-insurance-market-4023704.php, San Antonio Express-News: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/NC-deadline-extended-for-online-insurance-market-4023704.php, New Bern Sun News: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2012/11/09/3160883/nc-rushes-on-deadline-for-online.html, WSB-TV: http://www.wsbtv.com/news/ap/health/nc-rushes-on-deadline-for-online-insurance-market/nS287/, Fayetteville Observer: http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2012/11/09/1216427?sac=fo.business, The Republic: http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/fe20f28f851a4c82a700908ac421c4f4/NC--Health-Care-North-Carolina, Go Erie: http://www.goerie.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20121109/APN/1211090780)
(quotes Adam Linker) 
 
"GOP wins escalate NC tax reform debate," WRAL, Nov. 9, http://www.wral.com/gop-wins-escalate-tax-reform-debate-in-nc/11758302/
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"For long-term jobless, December deadline looms," Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 9, http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/article_48c3074a-2a9e-11e2-8716-0019bb30f31a.html
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
"Education advice for McCrory. Privatize. Or Don't," Raleigh News & Observer, Nov. 9, http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/education_advice_for_mccrory_privatize_or_dont
(quotes Chris Hill)
 
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"Republicans keep control of legislature," The Daily Tar Heel, Nov. 7, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/11/republicans-keep-control-of-legislature
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"From the political wilderness to top of the heap," WRAL, Nov. 7, http://www.wral.com/from-the-political-wilderness-to-top-of-the-hill/11749307/
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"McCrory says his mandate is to 'fix the economy,'" Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 7, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/article_480e87be-293d-11e2-868f-001a4bcf6878.html
(cites Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"Barack Obama wins re-election over Mitt Romney," The Daily Tar Heel, Nov. 7, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/11/5099fe9ea545b
(quotes Rob Schofield)
 
(Jeff Shaw, Rob Schofield, Russ Baggett and Allan Freyer interviews)
 
"Chris Fitzsimon looks at a court for sale and playing both sides of the fence," Winston-Salem Journal, Nov. 4, http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/article_ba2884a2-2565-11e2-b89a-001a4bcf6878.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
(quotes Bill Rowe)
 
"GOP record top issue in N.C. General Assembly election," Fayetteville Observer, Nov. 4,
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"Jobs data gives final glimpse of economy," Carteret County News-Times, Nov. 3, http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/news/article_1f6435dc-25f7-11e2-981e-0019bb2963f4.html
(quotes Allan Freyer)
 
"Wilmington-area unemployment rates dropped in September," Wilmington Star-News, Nov. 2, http://business.blogs.starnewsonline.com/22006/wilmington-area-unemployment-rates-dropped-in-september/
(cites Allan Freyer)
 
"Political analysts predict Mitt Romney winning NC," The Daily Tar Heel, Nov. 1, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/11/analysts-see-romney-winning-nc
(quotes Rob Schofield) 
 
"The missing anti-poverty campaign," Raleigh News & Observer, Nov. 1, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/10/31/2452849/the-missing-anti-poverty-campaign.html
(cites Melinda Lawrence)

Also see clips from October 2012, September 2012, August 2012, July 2012, June 2012, May 2012, April 2012, March 2012, February 2012, January 2012, December 2011, November 2011, October 2011, September 2011, August 2011, July 2011, June 2011, May 2011, April 2011, March 2011, February 2011, January 2011, December 2010November 2010, October 2010, September 2010, August 2010, July 2010, June 2010, May 2010, April 2010, March 2010February 2010January 2010, December 2009, November 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, and March 2009.