In the News: October 2012

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"Money, lies, power," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 29, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-money-lies-power-1304861
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"It's time for a serious discussion about women, work and sensible policies," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 29, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2012/oct/29/sabine-schoenbach-guest-columnist-says-its-time-se-ar-2733453/
(Sabine Schoenbach op-ed)
 
"State legislators will advise on the UNC system's direction," The Daily Tar Heel, Oct. 29, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/10/legislators-to-advise-on-uncs-direction
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)
 
"Local employers see debt time bomb," Blue Ridge Now, Oct. 28, http://www.blueridgenow.com/article/20121028/ARTICLES/121029799
(quotes Bill Rowe)
 
"North Carolina sticks out on national stage, suspected gerrymandering," Mountain Xpress, Oct. 28, http://www.mountainx.com/article/46501/North-Carolina-sticks-out-on-national-stage-suspected-gerrymandering-says-NC-Policy-Watch
(Sarah Ovaska column)
 
"Extended jobless benefits set to expire Dec. 29," The Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 28, http://www2.journalnow.com/business/2012/oct/28/extended-jobless-benefits-set-expire-dec-29-ar-2729209/
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"Vital N.C. workers' compensation data becomes private," Raleigh News & Observer, Oct. 27, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/10/27/2443116/vital-nc-workers-compensation.html
(quotes Harry Payne)
 
"End of North Carolina income tax may result in minimal benefit to economy," Triangle Business Journal, Oct. 26, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/print-edition/2012/10/26/end-of-north-carolina-income-tax-may.html
(Brenna Burch column)
 
"N.C. Pre-K money takes from foster, AIDS, disabled kids programs," Greensboro News & Record, Oct. 25, http://www.news-record.com/blog/147008/entry/155996
(quotes Brenna Burch)
 
"Honor Friday with bold ideas," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 22, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-honor-friday-bold-ideas-1283823
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"Newly drawn districts in NC a possible roadblock for fair election," The Daily Tar Heel, Oct. 21, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2012/10/newly-drawn-districts-in-nc-a-possible-roadblock-for-fair-election
(quotes Rob Schofield)
 
"Chris Fitzsimon has 10 questions for Dalton and McCrory," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 21, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/opinion/2012/oct/21/chris-fitzsimon-has-10-questions-dalton-and-mccror-ar-2711615/
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"State's jobless rate decreases to 9.6 percent," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 19, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2012/oct/19/2/states-jobless-rate-decreases-to-96-percent-ar-2708324/
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
"End of NC income tax won't benefit economy," Charlotte Business Journal, Oct. 19, http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/print-edition/2012/10/19/end-of-nc-income-tax-wont-benefit.html
(Brenna Burch op-ed)
 
"N.C. Jobless rate dips slightly," Charlotte Observer, Oct. 19, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/10/19/3608462/nc-jobless-rate-dips-slightly.html
(quotes Allan Freyer)
 
"N.C. Jobless rate dips slightly," Charlotte Observer, Oct. 19, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/10/19/3608462/nc-jobless-rate-dips-slightly.html
(quotes Allan Freyer)
 
"2012 General Election Endorsements," Independent Weekly, Oct. 17, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/2012-general-election-endorsements/Content?oid=3171263
(cites NC Policy Watch)
 
"Medicaid: Showing we value lives," Raleigh News & Observer, Oct. 17, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/10/17/2418488/medicaid-showing-we-value-lives.html
(Diane Morris op-ed)
 
"Free to be an immigrant, at least for now," Raleigh News & Observer, Oct. 16, http://www.newsobserver.com/2012/10/16/2417332/free-to-be-at-least-for-now.html
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"Lies in political TV ads have a lingering effect," Southern Pines Pilot, Oct. 17, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2012/oct/17/lies-in-political-tv-ads-have-a-lingering-effect/
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"McCrory and Dalton campaign advertisements," WSOC-9 (Charlotte), Oct. 15, http://www.wsoctv.com/news/news/local/9-investigates-mccrory-and-dalton-campaign-adverti/nSdSF/
(cites BTC)
 
"Debate unemployment debt," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 15, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-debate-unemployment-debt-1267297
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"Speakers outline impact of state budget cuts," The Durham Herald-Sun, Oct. 12, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/20459071/article-Speakers-outline-impact-of-state-budget-cuts
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
"Helping companies settle up," Triangle Business Journal, Oct. 12, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/print-edition/2012/10/12/helping-companies-settle-up.html
(quotes Al Ripley)
 
"NC Policy Watch remembers Dr. Bill Friday," Mountain Xpress, Oct. 12, 
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
 
"Progress requests 14% increase for residential customers," Charlotte Observer, Oct. 12, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/10/12/3594020/progress-requests-14-rate-increase.html
(quotes Al Ripley)
 
"Advocacy group targets Goolsby, General Assembly," Lumina News, Oct. 10, http://www.luminanews.com/article.asp?aid=10942&iid=345&sud=30
(cites BTC)
 
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)
 
"New report suggests more targeted incentives," News 14, Oct. 8, http://charlotte.news14.com/content/665058/new-report-suggests-more-targeted-incentives
(quotes Allan Freyer)
 
"Community gathering for education on K-12 budget," Durham Herald Sun, Oct. 9, http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/20417044/article-Community-gathering-for-education-on-K-12-budget
(cites BTC)
 
"McCrory, Dalton differ on approaches to N.C. schools," Charlotte Observer, Oct. 6, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/10/06/3581105/mccrory-dalton-differ-on-approaches.html
(quotes Chris Hill)
 
"New law aids job seekers with criminal convictions," The Burlington Times-News, Oct. 6, http://www.thetimesnews.com/news/top-news/new-law-aids-job-seekers-with-criminal-convictions-1.24795
(quotes Daniel Bowes)
 
(quotes Adam Searing)
 
(Allan Freyer interview)
 
Brenna Burch, Carolinian (Cash Michaels) interview
 
"Organizing against racism forum," The Carrboro Citizen, Oct. 4, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2012/10/04/organizing-against-racism-forum/
(cites Adam Searing)
 
 "A (temporary) pass for children of undocumented immigrants," Smoky Mountain News, Oct. 3, http://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/8919-a-temporary-pass-for-children-of-undocumented-immigrants
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"New BOG committee meets opposition," NC State Technician, Oct. 3, http://www.technicianonline.com/news/new-bog-committee-meets-opposition-1.2772686#.UGw46VHAH7c
(cites NC Policy Watch)
 
"Some North Carolina Charter School applicants rated inadequate," NBC-17, Oct. 2, http://www2.nbc17.com/news/2012/oct/02/some-north-carolina-charter-school-applicants-rate-ar-2659390/
(cites NC Justice Center)
 
"Stephen LaRoque: Anger Management," Huffington Post, Oct. 2, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/02/stephen-laroque-anger-man_n_1933199.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)
 
"Fracking no solution," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 1, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-fracking-no-solution-1239957
(Chris Fitzsimon op-ed)
 
"Groups aim to inform felons of law that protects in job search," Fox 5, Oct. 1, http://myfox8.com/2012/10/01/groups-aim-to-inform-felons-of-law-that-protects-in-job-search/
(cites NC Justice Center)

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