In the News: October 2016

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"Commissioner candidates on the issues," Jefferson Post, October 31, http://jeffersonpost.com/news/5685/commissioner-candidates-on-the-issues
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Paul Luebke of Durham remembered as fighter for the underprivileged," Raleigh News & Observer, October 31, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/arti...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Richardson, Arp give voters a choice in N.C. House District 44," Fayetteville Observer, October 31, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/richardson-arp-give-voters-a-choic...
(cites Rick Glazier)

"Report alleges Koch brother influence in North Carolina elections," The Daily Tar Heel, October 31, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/10/koch-brothers-funding
(quotes Rob Schofield)

"McCrory stretches claims for UNC schools' success," Asheboro Courier-Tribune, October 31, http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161031/mccrory-stretches-claims...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Hundreds in Cumberland County cast ballots on early voting Sunday," Fayetteville Observer, October 31, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/hundreds-in-cumberland-county-cast...
(quotes Rick Glazier)

"Lessons from Hurricane Matthew," Greensboro News & Record, October 30, http://www.greensboro.com/opinion/columns/rob-schofield-lessons-from-hur...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Report recommends teachers receive implicit bias training, addresses K-12 inequalities," The Daily Tar Heel, October 30, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/10/k12-education-report-in-nc-s...
(quotes Matt Ellinwood)

"K-12 funding cuts in North Carolina among the worst in the nation," Jefferson Post, October 29, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5669/k-12-funding-cuts-in-north-carolin...
(Billy Ball column)

"McCrory boasts of tax cuts, Cooper calls for new priorities," Raleigh News & Observer, October 28, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/arti...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Economic racial disparity in North Carolina," Counterpunch, October 28, http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/28/economic-racial-disparity-in-nort...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"McCrory's policies have North Carolina back on track," Raleigh News & Observer, October 28, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article1112227...
(cites Alexandra Sirota)

"McCrory and coal ash," The Robesonian, October 27, http://robesonian.com/opinion/93056/mccrory-and-coal-ash (also at Richmond County Daily Journal: https://yourdailyjournal.com/opinion/columns/51896/mccrorys-trouble-with..., Daily Record: http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/10/31/pat-mccrorys-...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Lack of support is eroding our schools," Davidson Dispatch, October 27, http://www.the-dispatch.com/opinion/20161027/letter-lack-of-support-is-e...
(cites Billy Ball)

"District 50 NC Senate candidates on the offensive," The Mountaineer, October 26, http://themountaineer.villagesoup.com/p/district-50-nc-senate-candidates...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"NC tax cuts have failed to grow economy," Raleigh News & Observer, October 25, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article110442242.html
(Alexandra Forter Sirota op-ed)

"Matthew's damage deeper than broken buildings," Daily Record, October 24, http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/10/24/matthews-dama... (also at Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161024/for-poor-matthew8217s-da..., Jefferson Post: https://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5630/hurricane-matthews-damage-is-deep...)
(Brian Kennedy op-ed)

"Carolina Comeback has a shifting meaning across a big state," GoDanRiver, October 22, http://www.godanriver.com/work_it_sova/news/carolina-comeback-has-a-shif... (also at Greensboro News & Record: http://www.greensboro.com/news/government/carolina-comeback-has-a-shifti...)
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"How NC's ACA rate increase compares to other states," Triangle Business Journal, October 21, http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/news/2016/10/21/how-n-c-s-aca-rate-i... (also at Charlotte Business Journal: http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2016/10/24/how-n-c-s-aca-rate-...)
(cites Brendan Riley)

"Political lessons from a surprising source," Jefferson Post, October 21, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5610/political-lessons-from-a-surprisin...
(Rob Schofield column)

"State Board of Ed chair to charter advisory panel: 'Not so fast,'" EdNC, October 21, https://www.ednc.org/2016/10/21/state-board-ed-chair-charter-advisory-pa...
(Billy Ball column)

"NC corporations stash $31 billion in profits in offshore tax havens," Jefferson Post, October 20, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5505/ncs-plummeting-commitment-to-highe...
(Cedric Johnson op-ed)

"NC's poor most affected by Matthew," Richmond County Daily Journal, October 20, https://yourdailyjournal.com/opinion/columns/50979/ncs-poor-affected-mos...
(Brian Kennedy op-ed)

"McCrory refuses session to help Princeville, flooded counties," Winston-Salem Chronicle, October 20, http://www.wschronicle.com/2016/10/mccrory-refuses-session-help-princevi...
(quotes Bill Rowe)

"Candidate Questionnaire: Jay J. Chaudhuri," Indy Week, October 19, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/jay-j-chaudhuri-state-senate-district-1...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"Equality becomes a talking point in North Carolina gubernatorial race," The American Prospect, October 18, http://prospect.org/article/equality-becomes-talking-point-north-carolin... (also at Alternet: http://www.alternet.org/election-2016/equality-north-carolina-governor-race)
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)

"McCrory seeks protection from explaining protection in crafting HB2," Jefferson Post, October 18, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5564/mccrory-seeks-protection-from-expl...
(Melissa Boughton column)

"Analysts: Final gubernatorial debate broke little new ground," Winston-Salem Journal, October 18, http://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/state/analysts-final-gubernator...
(cites Allan Freyer)

"With 93 Habitat for Humanity homes flooded, a race to help Fayetteville's most vulnerable families," Fayetteville Observer, October 16, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/with-habitat-for-humanity-homes-fl...
(quotes Al Ripley)

"NC Senate District 48 race," Blue Ridge Now, October 16, http://www.blueridgenow.com/news/20161016/nc-senate-district-48-race
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"What to do about NC's uninsured?" Charlotte Observer, October 16, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article1082864...
(quotes Brendan Riley, Ciara Zachary)

"BCPS official: Budget cut reports 'overblown,'" Morganton News-Herald, October 14, http://www.morganton.com/news/bcps-official-budget-cut-reports-overblown...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Hunger in North Carolina: The latest scandalous numbers," Jefferson Post, October 14, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5535/hunger-in-north-carolina-the-lates...
(Brian Kennedy op-ed)

"Need to Know for Friday, Oct. 15," Fayetteville Observer, October 13, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/need-to-know-for-friday-oct/articl...
(cites Ana Pardo)

"Compelling evidence for Medicaid expansion," Henderson Daily Dispatch, October 13, http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/fitzsimon-compelling-evidence-f... (also at the Robesonian: https://robesonian.com/opinion/92733/the-face-of-medicaid-denial, Greenville Daily Reflector: http://www.reflector.com/Op-Ed/2016/10/16/Most-compelling-evidence-for-M..., Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-the-most-co..., Daily Record: http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/10/17/compelling-ev..., Jefferson Post: http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5640/the-most-compelling-evidence-yet-f..., Southern Pines Pilot: http://www.thepilot.com/opinion/the-most-compelling-evidence-yet-for-med..., Daily Advance: http://www.dailyadvance.com/Other-Views/2016/10/15/Putting-human-face-on..., Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161017/more-compelling-evidence...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"NCCU alumnus Rep. G.K. Butterfield, others urge students to vote," Campus Echo, October 13, http://campusecho.com/nccu-alumnus-representative-g-k-butterfield-others...
(quotes Brian Kennedy)

"Latino voter registration spikes in North Carolina," The Daily Tar Heel, October 12, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/10/latino-voter-registration-sp...
(quotes Rob Schofield)

"Our View: General Assembly has chance to make up for lost time," Daily Courier, October 11, http://www.thedigitalcourier.com/opinion/our-view-general-assembly-has-c...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"NC Gov. Pat McCrory's legacy," The Seahawk, October 10, http://www.theseahawk.org/news/n-c-gov-pat-mccrory-s-legacy/article_e96a...
(cites Rick Glazier)

"NC's plummeting commitment to higher ed is a recipe for economic disaster," Raleigh News & Observer, October 9, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/durham-news/dn-opinion/... (also at Jefferson Post: http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5505/ncs-plummeting-commitment-to-highe...)
(Cedric Johnson and Allan Freyer op-ed)

"Analysts: No knock-out blow in gubernatorial debate," Winston-Salem Journal, October 11, http://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/state/analysts-no-knock-out-blo...
(quotes Allan Freyer)

"Advocacy group tries to raise NC minimum wage issue," Winston-Salem Journal, October 11, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/advocacy-group-tr...
(quotes Allan Freyer)

"Arts: 'Rent' returns, a spotlight on justice, RLT's costume sale," Raleigh News & Observer, October 8, http://www.newsobserver.com/entertainment/arts-culture/article106409602....
(cites Patrick McHugh)

"Amateur hour continues in Raleigh," Charlotte Observer, October 7, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article106781322.html
(cites Lisa Sorg)

"A sign of weakness in North Carolina's economy," Jefferson Post, October 7, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5477/a-sign-of-weakness-in-north-caroli...
(Patrick McHugh op-ed)

"$2 billion in trust for jobless benefits. Is it time to increase unemployment checks?" Winston-Salem Journal, October 6, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/billion-in-trust-...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"McCrory stretches to claim credit," Richmond County Daily Journal, October 6, http://yourdailyjournal.com/opinion/columns/49990/mccrory-stretches-to-c...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Survey: 29 percent of small, mid-sized employers expect to be affected by OT pay regulations," Winston-Salem Journal, October 6, http://www.journalnow.com/business/survey-percent-of-small-mid-sized-emp...
(quotes Allan Freyer)

"Durham County implements paid parental leave policy," Durham Herald-Sun, October 5, http://www.heraldsun.com/news/durham-county-implements-paid-parental-lea...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"P.A.C.E. helps parents keep pace," Hickory Daily Record, October 5, http://www.hickoryrecord.com/news/p-a-c-e-helps-parents-keep-pace/articl...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Watch what happened when a food truck in NC refused to serve gays," Huffington Post, October 4, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/daily-show-no-gays-food-truck_us_57f...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Our view: Can the city hit 'functional zero' on poverty?" Fayetteville Observer, October 3, http://www.fayobserver.com/opinion/editorials/our-view-can-the-city-hit-...
(cites Rick Glazier)

"NC Justice Center provides grant to help Fayetteville fight poverty," Fayetteville Observer, October 2, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/n-c-justice-center-provides-grant-...
(quotes Rick Glazier)

"Besieged McCrory continues to lash out against HB2 critics," Greenville Daily Reflector, October 2, http://www.reflector.com/Op-Ed/2016/10/02/McCrory-continues-to-lash-out-... (also at Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-mccrory-und..., Lincoln Times-News: http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/2016/10/03/mccrory-siege-continues-lash-..., Jefferson Post: http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5450/mccrory-under-siege-continues-to-l..., Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161003/mccrory-under-siege-cont...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Seed money for the future," Raleigh News & Observer, October 2, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article105262161.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Local jobless rate lags behind state," Rocky Mount Telegram, October 1, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/News/2016/10/01/Local-jobless-rate-lag...
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"NC economy desperately needs a boost in adult education and training," Jefferson Post, October 1, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5490/nc-economy-desperately-needs-a-boo...
(Allan Freyer op-ed)

Also see clips from September 2016, August 2016, July 2016, June 2016, May 2016, April 2016, March 2016, February 2016, January 2016, December 2015, November 2015, October 2015, September 2015, August 2015, July 2015, June 2015, May 2015, April 2015, March 2015, February 2015, January 2015, and March 2009-December 2014.