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NC Justice Center in the News

November 2018

“This Week In NC Politics: Voter ID, Economic Incentives And Election Fraud Allegations,” WUNC, November 30, http://www.wunc.org/post/week-nc-politics-voter-id-economic-incentives-and-election-fraud-allegations#stream/0
(Rob Schofield interview)

“Legislature passes corporate HQ incentive bill; Charlotte appears in line to gain Honeywell,” Winston-Salem Journal, November 29, https://www.journalnow.com/business/legislature-passes-corporate-hq-incentive-bill-charlotte-appears-in-line/article_99349f14-2026-5f91-a32e-3e4e0a3dd16b.html
(quotes Allan Freyer)

“Why are people hungry in North Carolina?,” Socialist Worker, November 28, https://socialistworker.org/2018/11/28/why-are-people-hungry-in-north-carolina
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“Hise faces hearing today over campaign finance violations,” McDowell News, November 27, https://www.mcdowellnews.com/news/hise-faces-hearing-today-over-campaign-finance-violations/article_0ec66ffc-f264-11e8-b4bd-6736a899ddf8.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“N.C. Senate bill would likely steer incentives for corporate headquarters projects to Raleigh and Charlotte,” Greensboro News & Record, November 27, https://www.greensboro.com/business/local_business/senate-bill-would-likely-steer-incentives-for-corporate-headquarters-projects/article_022f70f9-9c56-599a-9637-9253d931ab03.html
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

“Hise agrees to pay $500 fine, reimburse the state over campaign finance violations,” McDowell News, November 27, https://www.mcdowellnews.com/news/hise-agrees-to-pay-fine-reimburse-the-state-over-campaign/article_058bcdae-f27a-11e8-a021-4b1b6ade3db4.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“App steers you away from local crime; but does it magnify fear, social divisions?,” Durham Herald-Sun, November 26, https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/crime/article222109585.html
(quotes Martine Aurelien)

“‘Public Charge’ Change May Affect Many NC Children,” Public News Service, November 23, https://www.publicnewsservice.org/2018-11-23/immigrant-issues/public-charge-change-may-affect-many-nc-children/a64707-1
(quotes Kate Woomer-Deters)

“4 concrete ways NC R’s and D’s can work together,” Charlotte Observer, November 23, https://www.charlotteobserver.com/opinion/op-ed/article222013180.html
(cites HAP)

“N.C. schools chief offered a $250 prize to take a survey and 22,000 parents responded,” Raleigh News & Observer, November 18, https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article221726610.html (also at Greensboro News & Record: https://www.greensboro.com/news/local_news/nc-schools-chief-offered-a-prize-to-take-a-survey/article_4c27cabc-cda2-5445-b89b-767045f1f42a.html)
(quotes Rob Schofield)

“Commentary: Insane immigration policies supported by those with something to gain,” Independent Tribune, November 16, https://www.independenttribune.com/news/commentary-insane-immigration-policies-supported-by-those-with-something-to/article_f1e1327c-e9cc-11e8-8beb-af1fdb837b64.html
(cites NC Justice Center)

“Orgs name new board members,” QNotes, November 16, https://goqnotes.com/61743/orgs-name-new-board-members/
(cites NC Justice Center)

“D.C. nonprofit-backed Michigan news site to launch with Demas at helm,” Crain’s Detroit Business, November 16, https://www.crainsdetroit.com/media/dc-nonprofit-backed-michigan-news-site-launch-demas-helm
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“What online readers say about …,” Salisbury Post, November 16, https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/11/16/what-online-readers-say-about-20/
(cites Rob Schofield)

“Beware of special session,” Salisbury Post, November 14, https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/11/14/rob-schofield-beward-of-special-session/
(Rob Schofield column)

“UNC Board of Governors Search for New System President,” Spectrum News, November 13, http://spectrumlocalnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2018/11/13/unc-board-of-governors-search-for-new-president?fbclid=IwAR0LGGb8vBM4Wasa0aOmcNyYX-MmyrRWg5apKFL4WNC9zAqgvb2JL4jyHBE#
(Billy Watch interview)

“Breaking GOP super majority could lead to compromises or gridlock,” Winston-Salem Journal, November 12, https://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/local/breaking-gop-super-majority-could-lead-to-compromises-or-gridlock/article_56a0d4e8-2c92-548d-bbf8-fc3e01188fc1.html
(quotes Rick Glazier, Billy Ball, Rob Schofield)

“Meet Raven McKoy: Anti-poverty activist eager to make a difference in the community,” Fayetteville Observer, November 11, https://www.fayobserver.com/news/20181111/meet-raven-mckoy-anti-poverty-activist-eager-to-make-difference-in-community
(Raven McKoy profile)

“Allen Johnson: Parting reflections on last week’s midterm elections,” Greensboro News & Record, November 11, https://www.greensboro.com/opinion/columns/allen-johnson-parting-reflections-on-last-week-s-midterm-elections/article_609b67ec-6414-5e37-98a9-075c36a69220.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“Medicaid expansion prospects may be little brighter in N.C.,” Winston-Salem Journal, November 11, https://www.journalnow.com/news/local/medicaid-expansion-prospects-may-be-little-brighter-in-n-c/article_75c312ff-d171-5d13-9194-05397b60577e.html
(quotes Brendan Riley)

“5 key election wins for Democrats,” The Robesonian, November 11, https://www.robesonian.com/opinion/117252/5-key-election-wins-for-democrats
(Rob Schofield column)

“N.C. teachers warned they would remember; they did,” Raleigh News & Observer, November 9, https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article221371205.html
(also at Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/news/20181110/nc-teachers-warned-they-would-remember-they-did)

“Losing the Lede to North Carolina’s Far Right,” Splinter News, November 9, https://splinternews.com/losing-the-lede-to-north-carolinas-far-right-1826655740
(cites Kris Nordstrom)

“This Week In NC Politics: Midterms 2018,” WUNC, November 9, http://www.wunc.org/post/week-nc-politics-midterms-2018#stream/0
(Rob Schofield interview)

“Silent Sam decision deadline pushed back,” Greensboro News & Record, November 9, https://www.greensboro.com/news/schools/silent-sam-decision-deadline-pushed-back/article_d3d6bee6-eb4c-507a-a335-de25b049b329.html
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“N.C. Officials to Eliminate Health Benefits for Transgender Individuals,” The Carolinian, November 8, https://carolinianuncg.com/2018/11/08/n-c-officials-to-eliminate-health-benefits-for-transgender-individuals/
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“With focus on immigration, voters in NC’s seven largest counties elected black sheriffs,” Durham Herald-Sun, November 8, https://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/article221343255.html (also at the Raleigh News & Observer: https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article221343255.html)
(cites NC Policy Watch)

“‘The stars lined up’ in deViere’s upset state Senate win,” Fayetteville Observer, November 8, https://www.fayobserver.com/news/20181108/the-stars-lined-up-in-devieres-upset-state-senate-win
(quotes Rick Glazier)

“Commentary: How can we make WS/FCS a grade A School Choice District?,” Winston-Salem Chronicle, November 8, http://www.wschronicle.com/2018/11/how-can-we-make-ws-fcs-a-grade-a-school-choice-district/
(cites Kris Nordstrom)

“The Trump Administration’s Transgender Memo: The Future of Trans Civil Rights Within the United States and Abroad,” Meredith Herald, November 7, https://meredithherald.wordpress.com/2018/11/07/the-trump-administrations-transgender-memo-the-future-of-trans-civil-rights-within-the-united-states-and-abroad/
(cites Joe Killian)

“Voters give Democrats a power boost in NC legislature,” Davidson Dispatch, November 7, http://www.the-dispatch.com/news/20181107/voters-give-democrats-power-boost-in-nc-legislature (also at Shelby Star: http://www.shelbystar.com/news/20181107/voters-give-democrats-power-boost-in-nc-legislature, Burlington Times-News: https://www.thetimesnews.com/news/20181107/voters-give-democrats-power-boost-in-nc-legislature)
(quotes Rick Glazier)

“Rep. Billy Richardson wins in N.C. House District 44,” Fayetteville Observer, November 6, https://www.fayobserver.com/news/20181106/rep-billy-richardson-wins-in-nc-house-district-44
(cites Rick Glazier)

“Election 2018: Amendments address hunting, fishing and tax cap,” Salisbury Post, November 4, https://www.salisburypost.com/2018/11/04/election-2018-amendments-address-hunting-fishing-and-tax-cap/
(cites Budget & Tax Center)

“Complexity of constitutional amendments may determine fate,” Winston-Salem Journal, November 4, https://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/local/complexity-of-constitutional-amendments-may-determine-fate/article_4b03d82f-02ae-5e1b-9319-3774d8f7bbeb.html
(quotes Rick Glazier)

“This Week In NC Politics: The Final Stretch Before The Midterm Election,” WUNC, November 2, http://www.wunc.org/post/week-nc-politics-final-stretch-midterm-election#stream/0
(Rob Schofield interview)

“Tax bills, school spending, fairness all factors in tax cap amendment debate,” Asheville Citizen-Times, November 1, https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2018/11/01/nc-constitutional-amendment-tax-cap-could-impact-schools-your-bill/1832056002/
(quotes Alexandra Sirota)

“NC lawmaker says he’ll stop ‘needless’ Wake student reassignments. But what can he do?,” Raleigh News & Observer, November 1, https://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article220796350.html
(quotes Kris Nordstrom)

Past Press Links: 2018, 2017