In the News: July 2009

IN THE NEWS: JULY 2009


"Program to help provide school supplies to teachers, students," WRAL July 30, http://www.wral.com/news/local/story/5694467/
(Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Regulators still question Save-A-Watt," Charlotte Business Journal, July 30, http://charlotte.bizjournals.com/charlotte/blog/power_city/2009/07/regul...
(Justice Center cited)

"Did Obama vitis to push Hagan," ABC-TV, July 30, http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=6939911
(Adam Searing interviewed)

"Taxes and theater Tuesday," Durham Herald-Sun, July 30, http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/opinion/columnists/guests/68-1188...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Unhealthy hyperbole," Carrboro Citizen, July 30, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2009/07/30/unhealthy-hyperbole/
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Obama to push health care proposal," Winston-Salem Journal, July 29, http://www2.journalnow.com/content/2009/jul/29/obama-to-push-health-prop...
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Getting revenue raising wrong," News & Observer, July 24, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/columns/story/1618909.html
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Meeting promotes healthcare option," Daily Dispatch, July 24, http://henderson.southernheadlines.com/index.cfm?section=68&story=21793
(Health Access Coalition cited)

"NC Education lottery: perception and reality," WNCT, July 23, http://www.wnct.com/nct/news/local/article/nc_education_lottery_percepti...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"Tax increases would span state," Associated Press, July 23, http://www.thesunnews.com/news/local/story/992402.html
(Elaine Mejia quoted, ran in Myrtle Beach Sun-News among other places)

"North Carolina's new plan: More taxes for all," Charlotte Observer, July 22, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/597/story/846222.html
(Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Perdue raises objection to NC income tax surcharge," Associated Press, July 22, http://www.thesunnews.com/564/story/991773.html
(Elaine Mejia quoted, ran in Myrtle Beach Sun-News among other places)

"NC Group takes health care concerns to Washington, " News 14, July 22, http://www.news14.com/content/local_news/triangle/612285/n-c--group-take...
(Adam Searing interviewed)

"Lotter money not  restricted to education," WNCT , July 22, http://www.wnct.com/nct/news/local/article/lottery_money_not_restricted_...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"Budget-cutting idea that should appeal to all sides," Durham Herald-Sun, July 17, http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/opinion/columnists/guests/68-1183...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Group: Uninsured Tar Heels soon to skyrocket," Durham Herald-Sun, July 16, http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/durham/4-1182983.cfm
(Adam Linker interviewed, Health Access Coalition cited)

"Protestors visit BCBSNC to urge a public option," Carrboro Citizen, July 16, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2009/07/16/protesters-visit-bcbsnc-t...
(Adam Searing quoted)

"A face of the uninsured, a state of denial," Independent Weekly, July 15, http://www.indyweek.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A397974
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Inauguration promises examined," WNCT, July 15, http://www.wnct.com/nct/news/local/article/inauguration_promises_examine...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"NC group in on health debate," News & Observer, July 14, http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/nc_group_in_on_health_de...
(Adam Searing interviewed, Health Access Coalition cited)

"State tax plan not sitting well with many," WSOC TV, July 13, http://www.wsoctv.com/news/20042602/detail.html
(Elaine Mejia interviewed)

"We need to let Perdue be Perdue," Wilson Daily Times, July 9, http://www.wilsondaily.com/Opinion/Columns/Story/We-need-to-let-Perdue-b...
(Rob Schofield op-ed)

"Budget segment," WPTF Mornings with Scott Fitzgerald, July 9, http://wptfmornings.blogspot.com/2009/07/elaine-mejia-budget-and-tax-cen...
(Elaine Mejia interviewed)

"Change in policy favors undocumented," Mi Gente, July 7, 2009, no link available.
(Jack Holtzman cited, Justice Center cited)

"The clock is ticking on a budget for NC," Asheville Citizen-Times, July 7, http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090707/OPINION...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"NC Tax overhaul still alive in budget talks," Associated Press, July 5, http://politics.mync.com/2009/07/nc-tax-overhaul-still-alive-in-budget-t...
(Elaine Mejia quoted, also ran in Rocky Mount Telegram http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/state/nc-tax-overhaul-still-alive... and Myrtle Beach Sun News http://www.thesunnews.com/564/story/967814.html)

"Jobs picture in WNC may take a while to improve," Asheville Citizen-Times, July 5, http://www.citizen-times.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090705/BUSINES...
(Elaine Mejia quoted)

"Where does the NC education lottery money go?" NewsChannel 36, July 3, http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/stories/wcnc-070309-mw-education_lottery_...
(Chris Fitzsimon interviewed)

"How legislators can resolve their budget stalemate," Durham Herald-Sun, July 3,
(Rob Schofield column, http://heraldsun.southernheadlines.com/opinion/columnists/guests/68-1177...)

 

Also see clips from June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.