In the News: October 2010

October 2010
"Area's jobless rates fall but experts remain cautious," Greensboro News & Record, Oct. 30, http://www.news-record.com/content/2010/10/29/article/area_s_jobless_rat...
(Alexandra Sirota quoted)
"Raleigh to restore sanity segment," ABC 11, Oct. 30, no link available.
(Policy Watch cited)
"Raleigh to restore sanity segment," News 14, Oct. 30, no link available.
(Jeff Shaw interviewed)
"Unemployment declines in NC, but so does labor market participation," Asheville Citizen-Times, Oct. 29, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20101029/NEWS/310290079/Unemploymen...
(Justice Center cited)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 29, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 28, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
"Boneheaded boycott," Greensboro News & Record, Oct. 28, http://www.news-record.com/blog/54431/entry/101949
(Policy Watch cited)
"Right wing turning back the clock on progress -- and guns," Durham Herald-Sun, Oct. 27, http://www.heraldsun.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Right+wing+turnin...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Troubleshooter: Bedbugs," News & Observer, Oct. 27,
http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/27/762341/troubleshooter-we-pushed-n...
(Jack Holtzman quoted)
"North Carolina nonprofits battered by state cuts and a decline in private giving," NC Independent News, Oct. 27,  http://www.americanindependent.com/north-carolina-non-profits-battered-b...
(Edwin McLenahan quoted)
"Agencies feel the pinch of cutbacks," The Richmond County Daily Journal, Oct. 27, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story/9970819/article-Agencies...
(Edwin McLenahan quoted) 
"Foreclosure segment," UNC TV, Oct. 27, http://flash.unctv.org/ncnow/episodes/ncn_102710.html
(Rochelle Sparko interviewed)
"Nonprofit advocacy matters," National Council of Nonprofits, Oct. 25, http://www.councilofnonprofits.org/news/nonprofit-advocacy-matters-archi...
(BTC report cited)
"Live by the sword, die by the sword," Watauga Watch, Oct. 25,  http://blog.wataugawatch.net/2010/10/live-by-sword-die-by-sword.html
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
"That darn conservatiberal media," Gaston Gazette, Oct. 25, http://www.gastongazette.com/articles/think-51918-conservatiberal-darn.html
(Policy Watch cited)
"Third Party Payers," News & Observer LTE, Oct. 25,  http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/25/755970/third-party-payers.html
(Adam Searing cited)
"Undue pressure for kids?" Greensboro News & Record, Oct. 24, no link available.
(Tyler Whittenberg op-ed)
"Is the OK Corral where we need to decide our elections?" Greensboro News & Record, Oct. 24, no link available.
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Unemployment rates are down in NC," Mountain Xpress, Oct. 23, http://www.mountainx.com/blogwire/2010/unemployment_rates_are_down_in_n.c
(Alexandra Sirota quoted) 
"Jobless number declines," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 23, http://www2.journalnow.com/business/2010/oct/23/jobless-number-declines-...
(Alexandra Sirota quoted) 
"NC newspapers split on support of Burr, Marshall," Freedom News Service, Oct. 23, http://www.enctoday.com/news/split-91659-nbsj-support-think.html
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
"NC senate race targeted," Wilkes Journal-Patriot, Oct. 23, http://www.journalpatriot.com/fullstory.asp?id=2660
(Policy Watch cited)
"Grants to NC nonprofits tumble," Philanthropy Journal, Oct. 22,  http://www.philanthropyjournal.org/nc/ncnews/grants-nc-nonprofits-tumble
(BTC cited)
"Fine system is designed for defeat," Southern Pines Pilot, Oct. 22, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/oct/22/fine-system-is-designed-for-def...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 22, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 21, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
"Psychiatrists Are Major Target for Drug-Maker Money," WFAE radio, Oct. 21, http://www.wfae.org/wfae/1_87_316.cfm?action=display&id=6578
(Adam Linker interviewed) 
"Rally in Raleigh," Freedom Newspapers, Oct. 21, http://intheloop.freedomblogging.com/2010/10/21/nc-policy-watch-planning...
(Policy Watch cited)
"Zwan wins Defender of Justice Award," Wilmington Star-News, Oct. 20, http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/20101020/ARTICLES/101029967?Title=...
(Justice Center cited)
"Hundreds of Doctors Paid By NC Pharma Companies," WFAE radio, Oct. 20, 
http://www.wfae.org/wfae/1_87_316.cfm?action=display&id=6573
(Adam Linker interviewed)  
"Agencies feel the pinch of cutbacks," Richmond County Daily Journal, Oct. 19, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story/9970819/article-Agencies...
(Edwin McLenaghan cited)
"Grants from state to nonprofits plummet in North Carolina," Nonprofit Quarterly, Oct. 19, http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=arti...
(Justice Center cited)
"Blessed with hope," News & Observer, Oct. 19, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/19/747971/blessed-with-hope.html
(Diane Gill Morris column)
"The far right threat to our health and environment," Richmond County Daily Journal, Oct. 19, http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/view/full_story_home/9970561/article-The...
(Rob Schofield column)
"Nonprofits state funding is down 25 percent, NC Justice Center reports," Mountain XPress, Oct. 18, http://www.mountainx.com/blogwire/2010/nonprofits_state_funding_is_down_...
(Edwin McLenaghan cited)
"Roadblocks to Middle Class," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 18, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/other-voices/guest-column-roadblocks-mi...
(Alexandra Sirota op-ed) 
"Hospitals lining up to sign up Triangle doctors," News & Observer, Oct. 17, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/17/745079/hospitals-sign-up-doctors....
(Adam Searing quoted)
"A small light at the end of the state's fiscal tunnel," The Pilot of Southern Pines, Oct. 15, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/oct/15/a-small-light-at-the-end-of-the...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"Pollster Tom Jensen thinks NC democrats will keep all congressional seats," NC Independent, Oct. 15, http://www.americanindependent.com/pollster-tom-jensen-thinks-nc-democra...
(Policy Watch cited)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 15, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 14, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
"NC Policy Watch warns of reactionary agenda if conservatives take over general assembly," NC Independent, Oct. 13, http://www.americanindependent.com/nc-policy-watch-warns-of-reactionary-...
(Policy Watch cited)
"NC Senate 2010 Endorsements," Independent Weekly, Oct. 13, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/nc-senate-2010-endorsements/Content?oid=1726054
(Justice Center cited)
"Pros and Cons of Health Care Reform," Washington Informer, Oct. 12, http://www.washingtoninformer.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=arti...
(Adam Searing quoted)
"Mortgage lenders deadline passes for voluntary foreclosure suspension," News 14, Oct. 12 , http://triangle.news14.com/content/top_stories/631413/mortgage-lenders--...
(Rochelle Sparko interviewed)
"Pricey medicine and its price," News & Observer, Oct. 12, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/12/734812/pricey-medicine-and-its-pr...
(Adam Searing op-ed)
"Health calendar," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 12, http://www2.journalnow.com/lifestyles/2010/oct/12/health-calendar-ar-441...
(Adam Linker cited)
"State budget director Charles Perusse interview segment," WWNC in Asheville, WBT in Charlotte, and WSJS in Winston Salem, Oct. 11, no links available.
(Policy Watch cited)
"An 'education lottery' without limits makes no sense," Southern Pines Pilot, Oct. 8, http://www.thepilot.com/news/2010/oct/08/an-education-lottery-without-li...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)
"NC's future middle class," WUNC Morning Edition, Oct. 8, http://wunc.org/programs/news/archive/Sli100810_Young_Adults.mp3/view.
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)
"NC Justice Center: Greed, not financial mandates, led to mortgage meltdown," NC News Network, Oct. 8, http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/6469/26/
(Jeff Shaw quoted)
"Community college segment," WUNC, Oct. 7, no link available.
(Alexandra Forter Sirota interviewed)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 8, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
"Unemployment segment," The State of Things, WUNC, Oct. 7, http://wunc.org/tsot/archive/Working_Against_Unemployment.mp3/view
(Alexandra Forter Sirota interviewed)
One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 7, http://billlumaye.blogspot.com/2010/10/healthcare-bill-will-pay-for-itse...
(Jeff Shaw and Adam Searing segment)
"Pros and cons of health care reform debated," Charlotte Post, Oct. 7, http://www.thecharlottepost.com/index.php?src=news&srctype=detail&catego...
(Adam Searing quoted)
One-hour segment, The Don Curtis show, WPTF radio, Oct.7, no link available. 
(Jeff Shaw segment)
"Recession drives increase in poor North Carolinians to 1.5 millions," Macon County News, Oct. 7, http://www.maconnews.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=10849...
(Alexandra Forter Sirota quoted)
"Groups could lead 'corporate takeover' of legislature, voter advocates say," NC Independent, Oct. 6, http://billlumaye.blogspot.com/2010/09/what-else-can-be-cut.html
(Chris Fitzsimon cited)
"Butterfield spurns 'radical plan,'" Washington Daily News, Oct. 6, http://www.wdnweb.com/articles/2010/10/07/news/doc4cad12ea1528a028432727...
(Policy Watch cited)
"With school budget cuts, some wonder: where's the lottery money?" WBTV, Oct. 6, http://www.wbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13282297
(Sarah Ovaska quoted)
"Bedbug infestation chaps renter," News & Observer, Oct. 6, http://www.newsobserver.com/2010/10/06/723405/troubleshooter-bedbug-infe...
(Jack Holtzman quoted)
"Shepherd's Center sets health care forum," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 4, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2010/oct/04/1209-million-to-aid-nc-mortg...
(Adam Linker cited)
"Leaner budget should be effective, responsible," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 2, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/opinion/2010/oct/02/leaner-budget-should...
(Edwin McLenaghan column)
"NC Justice Center awards group that has opposed ending schools' diversity policy," Raleigh Examiner, Oct. 2, http://www.examiner.com/city-buzz-in-raleigh/n-c-justice-center-awards-g...
(Justice Center cited)
"Middle-class future," Winston-Salem Journal, Oct. 2, http://www2.journalnow.com/news/2010/oct/02/middle-class-future-ar-430743/
(Justice Center cited)
"Feds reviewing NAACP complaint against Wake County schools," News & Observer WakeEd blog, Oct. 1, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/feds-reviewing-naacp-complaint-agai...
(Policy Watch cited)
"Editorial: Recall poor in state budget," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 1, http://www.reflector.com/opinion/editorials/editorial-recall-poor-state-...
(Editorial, Justice Center cited)
"Latino issues are topic of summit," Greenville Daily Reflector, Oct. 1, http://www.reflector.com/news/latino-issues-are-topic-summit-141312
(Justice Center cited)

One-hour segment, The Bill LuMaye show, WPTF radio, Oct. 1, no link available. 
(Rob Schofield segment)
"Lottery segment," News 14 Carolina, Oct. 1, no link available.
(Sarah Ovaska interviewed)