Tag: Bev Perdue

New era on N.C. Supreme Court begins with election of Chief Justice Paul Newby

Chief Justice Paul Newby

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – After failing to earn a statewide hand recount, and unable to get Democratic boards of elections to accept ballots already deemed unlawful, Chief Justice Cheri Beasley conceded the North Carolina Supreme Court chief justice…

Time for Roy Cooper to deal

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has just been re-elected. It’s an outcome his two immediate predecessors, Democrat Bev Perdue and Republican Pat McCrory, were unable to accomplish. A sweet as that victory must taste…

Lower spending is the key to fiscal sustainability

unrecognizable man holding wallet with money

By Joseph Coletti Raleigh, NC – As Tears for Fears sang in the 1980s, everybody wants their taxes lower. Well, that might not be the exact line, but the sentiment is shared across the political spectrum. Still, examples in other…

NC past governors budgeted more carefully

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As a fiscal conservative, I long for the days when North Carolina had responsible governors who responded to recessionary budget gaps with fortitude and common sense. You know, governors like Bev Perdue, Mike Easley,…