Tag: Pat McCrory

NC House votes to cut off expanded $300-a-week federal unemployment benefits

By David N. Bass Raleigh, NC – The state House has voted to make North Carolina the 26th state to withdraw from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation program, which provides an extra $300-a-week in jobless benefits to the unemployed because…

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…

Ticket-splitting still shapes NC elections

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – North Carolina, like most of the country, has become increasingly polarized in our political thinking and behavior. But what does that really mean? Well, we know it doesn’t mean that all North Carolinians are…