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NC Justice Center in the News

October 2019

“Randy Ramsey selected as Board of Governors chairperson,” The Daily Tar Heel, October 1 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“GOP candidate who said diversity is destroying America cozies up to Islamophobic group,” Shareblue Media, October 1 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“State should take swift action on UNC Board of Governors member.” Richmond County Daily Journal, October 1 (Rob Schofield Column)

GOP candidate who said diversity is destroying America cozies up to Islamophobic group,” ShareBlue Media, October 1 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“NC Lt. Gov. Dan Forest Headlines Christian Nationalist Event in Charlotte This Week,” Right Wing Watch, October 1 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Sandhills hamstrung by slowed growth,” The Laurinburg Exchange, October 2 (quotes William Munn)

“15 percent living in poverty, study finds,” The Courier Times, October 2 (quotes Brian Kennedy)

“’Writers as Witness’ series continues at Greensboro’s Scuppernong Books,” Greensboro News and Record, October 2 (event with Joe Killian)

“Triad jobless rate edges down to 4.4% in August,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 2 (quotes William Munn)

“NC and Davidson College Should Stop Supporting Crisis Pregnancy Centers,” The Davidsonian, October 3 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Asheville leads state in job growth,” Mountain Xpress, October 3 (quotes William Munn)

“Carolina furniture designers honored,” Qnotes, October 4 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Hometown Debate focuses on combating rising health care costs,” The Laurinburg Exchange, October 4 (quotes Brendan Riley)

“Trump just expanded drug testing to hundreds of thousands of workers,” Vox, October 4 (cites NC Justice Center)

“Consequences For Lying To The FBI, And Drinking With Undergrads,” WUNC, October 4 (interviews Rob Schofield)

“INSIDE POLITICS: Podcasts give in-depth stories on North Carolina politics,” The Fayetteville Observer, October 6 (cites Rob Schofield)

“Small business health insurance plans unlikely for 2020 rollout,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 7 (cites NC Justice Center)

“Opinion | Legislature pushes another troubling attack on voting and immigrants,” Richmond County Daily Journal, October 8 (Rob Schofield column)

“Mark Meadows Steps Down as Head of Freedom Caucus,” The Carolinian, October 9 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Report: Extremely high levels of GenX-like chemicals in Wilmington drinking water for years,” WRAL, October 9 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“‘Writers as Witness’ Series at Scuppernong Books,” The Carolinian, October 9 (quotes Joe Killian)

“Farmers can fix WNC’s health and hunger crisis,” Mountain Xpress, October 9 (cites NC Justice Center)

“State should study ex-legislator’s actions,” Lenoir News-Topic, October 10 (cites Joe Killian)

“Film about rigged election laws to screen Saturday,” The Fayetteville Observer, October 10 (event with Rick Glazier)

“The Ethical Questions of a Loan Deal, and New Polling on the Impeachment Inquiry,” WUNC, October 11 (interviews Rob Schofield)

“Our Opinion: A reset for ex-offenders,” Greensboro News and Record, October 13 (cites NC Justice Center)

“Joe Killian: Turmoil on the Board of Governors,” Greensboro News and Record, October 13 (Joe Killian column)

“Patrick McHugh: Trump’s trickle-down scheme affects us all,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 13 (Patrick McHugh column)

“North Carolina to be 100 Percent Renewable by 2050, but This Does Not Include Wood Fuel,” Environmental Protection, October 14 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Disminuye la participación de hispanos en solicitar beneficios de programas del gobierno, pero expertos aclaran que ya no hay que temer,” Univision North Carolina, October 14 (interviews Kate Woomer-Deters)

“NC Mother Testifies to EPA on Health Effects of Coal Ash,” Public News Service, October 15 (quotes Lisa Sorg)

“The truth on charter schools,” The Robesonian, October 15 (Rob Schofield column)

“Despite little movement on state budget, stand alone spending measures move to Cooper,” The Daily Tar Heel, October 15 (quotes Rob Schofield)

“Leaders, analysts debate continuing practice of building on coast,” The Tribune, October 16 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Fail State,” Indy Week, October 16 (event with NC Justice Center)

“Bloqueo de nueva regla de carga pública un revés para Trump,” QuePasa Raleigh/Durham, October 16 (quotes Kate Woomer-Deters)

“North Carolina Congressman seeks to bring more job training to prisoners,” The Center Square, October 16 (quotes Julia Hawes)

“GOP Divided On Syria And Solitary Confinement Challenged,” WUNC, October 18 (interviews Rob Schofield)

“Opinion | Now is no time to give Duke Energy a win,” Richmond County Daily Journal, October 22 (Rob Schofield column)

“The Syllabus: Who will be the next president of the UNC System?” Greensboro News and Record, October 22 (cites Joe Killian)

“N.C. unemployment rate fell to 4.1% in September, first drop in four months,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 22 (quotes Patrick McHugh)

“North Carolina Republicans are working to cut this tax on businesses,” Raleigh News & Observer, October 23 (quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)

“NC Republicans work to cut franchise tax on businesses,” The Courier-Tribune, October 24 (quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)

“A Week Of More Mini Budgets And Talk Of Redistricting,” WUNC, October 25 (interviews Billy Ball)

“Duke plan need energetic review,” The Robesonian, October 25 (Rob Schofield column)

“‘One job should be enough’: How Charlotte’s low-wage jobs make housing unaffordable,” Charlotte Observer, October 25 (cites Allan Freyer)

“Triad jobless rate dropped to five-month low of 3.5% in September,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 30 (quotes William Munn)

“Judge rules against Duke Energy in coal ash case for the second time,” Energy News Network, October 30 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Coast-to-coast ‘super-grid’ benefits would far exceed costs, researcher says,” Energy News Network, October 30 (cites NC Policy Watch)

“Four Triad higher-education institutions denied cyber-security state funding a second time,” Winston-Salem Journal, October 31 (quotes Allan Freyer)

“September local labor numbers show steady Asheville job growth,” Mountain Xpress, October 31 (quotes William Munn)

“N.C. A&T, GTCC among institutions denied cybersecurity state funding a second time,” Greensboro News and Record, October 31 (quotes Allan Freyer)

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