In the News: December 2009

DECEMBER 2009

Also see clips from November 2009, October 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.

 

"Resolving to offer a real hand of help," News & Observer, Dec 31, 2009, http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/columnists_blogs/other_views/story/2...
(Justice Center cited)

"Soles' decision to step down excites the GOP," News & Observer, Dec 31, 2009, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/state/story/262344.html
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Study: Stimulus helped NC," News & Observer, Dec. 31, http://projects.newsobserver.com/under_the_dome/center_stimulus_helped_t...
(Louisa Warren quoted)

"Lawmakers: State tax reform unlikely in 2010," WRAL, Dec. 28, 2009, http://www.wral.com/news/local/politics/story/6699057/
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Hagan a freshman no longer," News-Record, Dec. 27, http://www.news-record.com/content/2009/12/26/article/hagan_a_freshman_n...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"Insurgent," The Pilot, Dec. 27, http://www.thepilot.com/stories/20091227/opinion/columns/20091227Insurge...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Report gives gloomy view of economic data," Herald-Sun, Dec. 26, http://www.heraldsun.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Report+gives+gloo...
(Justice Center cited)

"Poverty plagues thousands in Triad residents," High Point Enterprise, Dec. 26, http://hpe.com/pages/full_story/push?article-Poverty+plagues+thousands+i...
(Budget & Tax Center cited)

"Robeson Boys and Girls Club faces tough new year," Fayetteville Observer, Dec. 23, http://www.fayobserver.com/Articles/2009/12/23/962832

"Should fake tanners be taxed?" The Week, Dec. 21, http://www.theweek.com/article/index/104420/Should_fake_tanners_be_taxed
(Adam Searing quoted)

Art Pope the "architect" of the new school board?" News & Observer WakeEd blog, Dec. 21, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/art-pope-the-architect-of-the-new-s...
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)
(Justice Center report cited)

"Number of people on food stamps on the rise," Gaston Gazette, Dec. 18, http://www.gastongazette.com/news/stamps-41665-county-food.html
(Budget & Tax Center cited)

"Premiums projected to climb," Charlotte Observer, Dec. 18, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/business/story/1131282.html
(Adam Searing quoted)

"Keep the reform train rolling," Carrboro Citizen, Dec. 17, http://www.carrborocitizen.com/main/2009/12/17/keep-the-reform-train-rol...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Bob Luddy directing the new school board majority?" News & Observer WakeEd blog, Dec. 17, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/wakeed/bob-luddy-directing-the-new-school-...

"Economic Recovery Act keeping 200,000 out of poverty," News & Observer Biz blog, Dec. 17, http://blogs.newsobserver.com/business/economic-recovery-act-keeping-200...
(Louisa Warren quoted, BTC cited)

"Keeping estate tax is the responsible thing to do," Charlotte Observer, Dec. 13, http://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/story/1120515.html
(Elaine Mejia op-ed)

"UNC system gets mixed grades on its training of teachers," The Pilot, Dec. 12, http://www.thepilot.com/stories/20091213/opinion/columns/20091213Teacher...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Senate losing business advocates," News & Observer, Dec. 7, http://www.newsobserver.com/politics/story/237229.html
(Chris Fitzsimon quoted)

"A lot of hot air," News & Observer, Nov. 7, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local_state/story/229054.html
(Policy Watch cited)

"Nesbitt: Stimulus saved NC jobs," Asheville Citizen-Times, Dec. 2, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20091202/NEWS01/912020333
(BTC road show cited)

"Buncombe legislators say federal stimulus saved the state," Asheville Citizen-Times, Dec. 1, http://www.citizen-times.com/article/20091201/NEWS01/91201044/1009
(BTC road show cited)

"Poverty numbers distress agencies," Washington Daily News, Dec. 1, http://www.wdnweb.com/articles/2009/12/02/news/doc4b15bd3e035ba117344348...
(Justice Center cited, Meg Gray Wiehe interviewed)

"Poverty plagues thousands of Triad residents," High Point Enterprise, Dec. 1, http://www.wxii12.com/news/21770736/detail.html
(Justice Center cited)

Also see clips from November 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009 and January 2009.