In the News

June 2015

Also see clips from May 2015, April 2015, March 2015, February 2015, January 2015, December 2014, November 2014, October 2014, September 2014, August 2014, July 2014, June 2014, May 2014, April 2014, March 2014, February 2014, January 2014 and March 2009-December 2013.

"Gannon: McCrory needs to treat all 'uncredentialed' media same," Daily Advance, June 30, http://www.dailyadvance.com/opinion/other-views/gannon-mccrory-needs-tre...
(cites Lindsay Wagner)

"Supreme court decision may clear way for bi-partisan support for N.C. redistricting commission," Winston-Salem Journal, June 30, http://www.journalnow.com/news/state_region/supreme-court-decision-may-c...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Vouchers hurt public schools," Greenville Daily Reflector, June 30, https://www.reflector.com/opinion/letters/letter-vouchers-hurt-public-sc...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"North Carolina's tax cuts really have helped the state," Wall Street Journal, June 30, http://www.wsj.com/articles/north-carolinas-tax-cuts-really-have-helped-...
(cites Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"Senate's attack on teaching," Greenville Daily Reflector, June 29, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-senates-attack-teac...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Our Turn: Senate budget - community impact," Gaston Gazette, June 27, http://www.gastongazette.com/article/20150627/NEWS/150629028/14975/OPINION
(uses BTC framing)

"Going backwards on housing bias," Charlotte Observer, June 27, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article25620139.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Writer for advocacy group barred from meeting," Raleigh News & Observer, June 25, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-bl...
(cites Lindsay Wagner)

"ACA wins; is Medicaid expansion next for North Carolina?" Public News Service, June 25, http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-26/health-issues/aca-wins-is-me... (also at Charlotte Post: http://www.thecharlottepost.com/news/2015/06/25/local/aca-wins-is-medica...)
(quotes Adam Linker)

"North Carolina reactions mixed as supreme court keeps health subsidies," ABC-11, June 25, http://abc11.com/health/nc-reactions-mixed-as-supreme-court-keeps-health... (also at Asheville Citizen-Times: http://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/2015/06/25/nc-reactions-mixed-su..., Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jun/25/nc-reactions-mixed-as-su..., Statesville Record & Landmark: http://www.statesville.com/news/state/ap/nc-reactions-mixed-as-supreme-c..., SF Gate: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/NC-reactions-mixed-as-Supreme-Court-k..., Raleigh News & Observer: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/state/north-carolina/article25477747.html, Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/state/north-carolina/article254777..., Burlington Times-News: http://www.thetimesnews.com/article/20150625/NEWS/150629313, Rocky Mount Telegram: http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/news/ncwire/gop-lawmakers-vow-keep-fig..., Bellingham Herald: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/news/article25477747.html, Laurinburg Exchange: http://laurinburgexchange.com/news/589/nc-reactions-mixed-as-supreme-cou..., Carolina Coast: http://www.carolinacoastonline.com/news_times/article_60f798c8-1b44-11e5...)
(cites Adam Linker)

"ACA insurance aid stands, but NC health care struggles remain," Charlotte Observer, June 25, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/health-care/article254743...
(quotes Adam Linker)

"Analysts: Ruling may prod legislators toward Medicaid overhaul," Winston-Salem Journal, June 25, http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/analysts-ruling-may-prod-legislator...
(quotes Adam Linker)

"Supreme Court ruling brings Medicaid expansion for NC into focus," WRAL, June 25, http://www.wral.com/supreme-court-ruling-brings-medicaid-expansion-for-n...
(quotes Adam Linker)

"Susan Fisher, Bob Orr honored by liberal advocacy group," Asheville Citizen-Times, June 25, http://www.citizen-times.com/story/elections/2015/06/25/susan-fisher-bob...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Report: NC uninsured rate fell 13% in ACA's first year," Raleigh News & Observer, June 24, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/article25434172.html (also at the Charlotte Observer: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/health-care/article254416..., Greensboro News & Record: http://www.greensboro.com/news/report-n-c-uninsured-rate-fell-in-aca-s-f...)
(quotes Adam Linker)

"What's driving the N.C. Senate's animus towards the state's metros?" Independent Weekly, June 24, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/whats-driving-the-nc-senates-animus-tow...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)juh

"Raleigh's missing sense of urgency," Richmond County Daily Journal, June 24, http://yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/154258910/Raleighs-miss... (also at the Robesonian: http://www.robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/154238897/Legisla..., Jefferson Post: http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/466/the-missing-sense-of-urgency-in-ral..., Burlington Times-News: http://www.thetimesnews.com/article/20150626/OPINION/150629179/15309/OPI..., Laurinburg Exchange: http://laurinburgexchange.com/opinion/572/raleigh-missing-sense-of-urgency)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Hospital closing shows potential problems when for-profit management group is in charge," Winston-Salem Journal, June 23, http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/hospital-closing-shows-potential-pr...
(quotes Adam Linker)

"NCGA caves on voter ID - Bully wins!" Beaufort Observer, June 22, http://www.beaufortobserver.net/Articles-NEWS-and-COMMENTARY-c-2015-06-2...
(cites Chris Fitzsimon)

"Senate's bully budget," Greenville Daily Reflector, June 22, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/fitzsimon/fitzsimon-senates-bully-budge... (also at Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-the-vindict..., Jefferson Post: http://www.jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/154155419/The-vindictiveness-o..., Hickory Daily Record: http://www.hickoryrecord.com/opinion/column-the-vindictiveness-of-the-se..., The Robesonian: http://www.robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/154172040/The-Sen...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"North Carolina pro-choice advocates give the governor all Fs," Durham Herald-Sun, June 19, http://www.heraldsun.com/opinion/x110773714/North-Carolina-pro-choice-ad...
(NC Policy Watch column)

"States jobs report shows hiring in several economic sectors," Winston-Salem Journal, June 19, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/state-jobs-report...
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"Party loses its voice," Raleigh News & Observer, June 19, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/smithfield-herald/sh-op...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"What should N.C. do? Look west," Charlotte Observer, June 18, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article24895717.html
(Patrick McHugh op-ed)

"The dark side of Carolina's tax cuts," The Wall Street Journal, June 18, http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-dark-side-of-carolinas-tax-cuts-1434572743
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"A budget or a manifesto?" The Robesonian, June 17, http://www.robesonian.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/154123768/A-budge... (also at Richmond County Daily Journal: http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/154129637/The-N.C.-..., Jefferson Post: www.jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/154108813/The-Senates-504-page-budget..., Henderson Daily Dispatch: http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/x110773872/Fitzsimon-Senate-s-5...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Democrats criticize speedy NC Senate budget process," Raleigh News & Observer, June 16, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-bl...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"NC Senate budget would cut teacher assistants to reduce class sizes," Raleigh News & Observer, June 16, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article24672286.html
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"NC Senate budget plan would hit funding for Biotechnology Center," Winston-Salem Journal, June 16, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/nc-senate-budget-...
(quotes Allan Freyer)

"Letter: Tax reform hurting middle class," Greenville Daily Reflector, June 15, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/letters/letter-tax-reform-hurting-middl...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"A loss for democrats," Greenville Daily Reflector, June 15, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/other-voices/gannon-loss-democrats-2908731
(cites NC Justice Center)

"North Carolina should not abandon its commitment to individualized education," Jefferson Post, June 15, http://www.jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion/154089038/North-Carolina-shoul...
(Matt Ellinwood column)

"Hardly radical," Raleigh News & Observer, June 15, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/letters-to-the-editor/article2447226...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Tom Apodaca: Senate's enforcer uses muscle, humor to deliver GOP agenda," Raleigh News & Observer, June 14, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article23936374.html
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)

"Shrinking NC budget not keeping up with needs," Raleigh News & Observer, June 13, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article23954110.html
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"NC GOP Senators oppose GOP plan on sales tax shift," Charlotte Observer, June 13, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/politics-government/article2398890...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Retiring Rep. Rick Glazier draws praise from North Carolina lawmakers," Faytteville Observer, June 13, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/retiring-rep-rick-glazier-draws-pr...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Glazier to quit legislature to lead NC Justice Center," The Robesonian, June 11, http://www.robesonian.com/news/news/154018025/Glazier-to-quit-legislatur...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Billy Richardson, Ed Melvin interested in Rep. Rick Glazier's state House seat," Fayetteville Observer, June 11, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/local/billy-richardson-says-he-wants-sta...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Daily dose: Cut taxes and borrow edition," Blue NC, June 11, http://www.bluenc.com/content/daily-dose-cut-taxes-and-borrow-edition
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Rep. Glazier to lead nonprofit NC Justice Center," Raleigh News & Observer, June 10, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/politics-columns-bl...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"NC state Rep. Glazier to leave at session's end to become NC Justice Center executive director," Daily Journal, June 10, http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/a04698287d4c4c34ad9d2864c88d8f57/... (also at SF Chronicle: http://www.sfchronicle.com/news/article/NC-Rep-Glazier-to-resign-will-be..., San Antonio Express-News: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/article/NC-Rep-Glazier-to-resign-will-b..., WRAL: http://www.wral.com/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-center-s-direct..., ABC-11: http://abc11.com/politics/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-centers-d..., Statesville Record & Landmark: http://www.statesville.com/news/state/ap/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-b..., Greenwich Times: http://www.greenwichtime.com/news/article/NC-Rep-Glazier-to-resign-will-..., Greensboro News & Record: http://www.greensboro.com/news/n-c-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-cen..., Washington Times: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jun/10/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign..., WSOC: http://www.wsoctv.com/ap/ap/north-carolina/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will..., WECT: http://www.wect.com/story/29288249/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-..., WNCN: http://wncn.com/ap/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-centers-director/, Greensboro News & Record: http://www.greensboro.com/news/n-c-rep-glazier-to-resign-will-become-cen..., The Daily Advance: https://www.dailyadvance.com/ap/staten/rep-glazier-resign-become-nc-just..., Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/news/state_region_ap/nc-rep-glazier-to-resign-...)
(Cites NC Justice Center)

"Wednesday Wrap: Druthers day," WRAL, June 10, http://www.wral.com/wednesday-wrap-druthers-day/14704096/
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Rep. Rick Glazier, D-Fayetteville, to resign House seat, head NC Justice Center," Fayetteville Observer, June 10, http://www.fayobserver.com/blogs/news/peoples_business/rep-rick-glazier-...
(Cites NC Justice Center)

"Rep. Rick Glazier announces resignation," Time Warner Cable News, June 10, http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2015/06/10/rep--rick-g...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"People's Biz: Some Republicans gracious to Rep. Glazier, GOP HQ not so much," Fayetteville Observer, June 10, http://www.fayobserver.com/blogs/news/peoples_business/people-s-biz-some...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Leading Democratic voice, Rick Glazier, to leave N.C. House of Representatives," WUNC, June 10, http://wunc.org/post/leading-democratic-voice-rick-glazier-leave-nc-hous...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Glazier to resign from House to head NC Justice Center," WNCN, June 10, http://wncn.com/2015/06/10/glazier-to-resign-from-house-to-head-nc-justi...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Glazier leaving House to lead Justice Center," WRAL, June 10, http://www.wral.com/glazier-leaving-house-to-lead-justice-center/14700865/
(cites NC Justice Center)

"State Rep. Rick Glazier's pending resignation a big loss (and Justice Center gain)," Independent Weekly, June 10, http://www.indyweek.com/citizen/archives/2015/06/10/state-rep-rick-glazi...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Women's rights Moral Monday on Wednesday," Time Warner Cable News, June 9, http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2015/06/9/women-s-righ...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"N.C. government unclear on whether, how to repay doctors for NCTracks oversight," WUNC, June 9, http://wunc.org/post/nc-government-unclear-whether-how-repay-doctors-nct...
(quotes Adam Linker)

"Why is Jeb Bush the only GOP contender who makes sense on immigration?" Saint Peters Blog, June 9, http://www.saintpetersblog.com/archives/232808
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"Nationwide analysis advises against North Carolina retirement," Public News Service, June 9, http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2015-06-09/consumer-issues/nationwide-a...
(quotes Cedric Johnson)

"How a right-wing political machine is dismantling higher education in North Carolina," The Nation, June 8, http://m.thenation.com/article/209289-how-right-wing-political-machine-d... (also at Bill Moyers: http://billmoyers.com/2015/06/12/how-a-right-wing-political-machine-is-d...)
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)

"North Carolinians call on NC Senate to place reinvestment at the core of their budget," RealEstateRama, June 8, http://northcarolina.realestaterama.com/2015/06/08/north-carolinians-cal...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"Why are N.C. lawmakers pushing the use of drones without public debate?" Mountain Xpress, June 7, https://mountainx.com/opinion/why-are-n-c-lawmakers-pushing-the-use-of-d...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Heat Map: North Carolina's top foreign employers," Charlotte Sun Times, June 6, http://charlotte.suntimes.com/clt-news/7/93/105410/foreign-employers-2/
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"Press conference will urge Senate to build on House budget plan, focus on reinvestment," RealEstateRama, June 5, http://northcarolina.realestaterama.com/2015/06/05/press-conference-will...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"McCrory's defining moments," Henderson Daily Dispatch, June 4, http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/x219733340/Fitzsimon-McCrory-s-... (also at Richmond County Daily Journal: http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/news/opinion_columns/153875400/Pat-McCro..., Dunn Daily Record: http://www.mydailyrecord.com/ee/dunndailyrecord/index.php?pSetup=dunndai..., Jefferson Post: http://www.jeffersonpost.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153876015/McCr..., Charlotte Sun Times: http://charlotte.suntimes.com/clt-politics-government/7/93/103910/mccror..., Burlington Times-News: http://www.thetimesnews.com/20150603/mccrorys-defining-moments/306039862)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Wilmington-are unemployment rate drops," Wilmington Star-News, June 3, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20150603/ARTICLES/150609912
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Triad unemployment rate drops to 5.1 percent," Winston-Salem Journal, June 3, http://www.journalnow.com/business/business_news/local/triad-unemploymen...
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

"North Carolina's immigrant population demonstrates financial power amid rapid growth," Latin Post, June 2, http://www.latinpost.com/articles/57190/20150602/north-carolinas-immigra...
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"Higher demand isn't a mere exercise in supply and demand," Asheville Citizen-Times, June 2, http://www.citizen-times.com/story/opinion/editorials/2015/06/02/higher-...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Report: Immigrants play crucial role in North Carolina economy," Charlotte Sun Times, June 2, http://www.latinpost.com/articles/57190/20150602/north-carolinas-immigra...
(quotes Patrick McHugh)

"Breaking News! NC Court of Appeals overturns law repealing tenure," Diane Ravitch, June 2, http://dianeravitch.net/2015/06/02/breaking-news-nc-court-of-appeals-ove...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Report: Immigrants vital to North Carolina's economic growth over last 20 years," Fox Latino, June 1, http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/money/2015/06/02/report-immigrants-vita...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Rates for most ACA health plans in NC to rise in 2016," Raleigh News & Observer, June 1, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/business/health-care/article22798215.html
(quotes Adam Linker)

Also see clips from May 2015, April 2015, March 2015, February 2015, January 2015, December 2014, November 2014, October 2014, September 2014, August 2014, July 2014, June 2014, May 2014, April 2014, March 2014, February 2014, January 2014 and March 2009-December 2013.