Category Archives: Jeanne Bonds

New Media News

Do you watch television news and read hard copy newspapers to get information on the economy and policy issues? If so, you may be left behind in the digital revolution. Driven by technology, new financial investments and reporting talent, reporting … Continue reading

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Plain Talk, 2013

  Plain Talk about the people, the process and the facts so you can  make an informed decision.  

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A new bathroom. Furloughs.Contingencies: What if ?

What if Governor Pat McCrory and Secretary Aldona Wos (Dept. of Health and Human Services) really don’t understand the complex formulas and regulations that intertwine federal and state dollars at the state’s largest department, DHHS? What if Wos and McCrory … Continue reading

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McCrory, Media and Mayhem: Behind Closed Doors

Last week the Governor invited select radio and television news directors to a closed door (no camera) session where he sought to enlist their support in “positive news” about state government. Two cabinet secretaries, whose departments have provided a non … Continue reading

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Where are we now NC?

  A few weeks ago I wrote in the New York Times that North Carolinians were so distracted by legislation they had no time to focus on what may be coming in a state budget. Our state struggles with the fifth-highest unemployment … Continue reading

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New York Times Editorial: North Carolinians Are Struggling

North Carolinians Are Struggling When our state has the fifth-highest unemployment rate in the U.S., many residents are just getting by, not focused on the harmful cuts being considered.  

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“Conservative” divisions and outside influence culminate in renewable energy debate

The divisions and internal battles of the NCGOP in the House are alive and well, evidenced in the high profile fight over the state’s renewable energy portfolio standard.

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