Time for careful reading by the Governor

by Chris Fitzsimon When Governor Pat McCrory finally gets around to reading the voter suppression bill he promised to sign even though he admitted he wasn’t familiar with all its provisions, he will find a lot of changes to election laws that have nothing to do with requiring...

The promise-breaking ideological giveaway to the wealthy

by Chris Fitzsimon If you go to the General Assembly website to read the details of the much-ballyhooed compromise tax bill — House Bill 998 — you will see that the short title is Tax Reduction Act. At least in that one small way, legislative leaders are finally being honest. The...

McCrory’s semantic gymnastics around his promises

by Chris Fitzsimon Gov. Pat McCrory didn’t offer many specifics during his campaign for governor, but he was clear about a few things. Two of them were that he supported an overhaul of the state tax code that was revenue neutral and that he would not sign legislation putting any...
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