In the Dead of the Night: How NC Republicans Used Deception to Hurt Our Teachers

At 1:17 a.m., in what Governor Perdue called an “unprecedented, unconstitutional power grab,” House Republicans used a surprise, late-night congressional session to override Perdue’s veto of SB727,¬†which stops the North Carolina Association of Educators from collecting dues from teachers’ paychecks via payroll deduction. Not surprisingly, the NCAE has been vocal in our state against theContinue reading “In the Dead of the Night: How NC Republicans Used Deception to Hurt Our Teachers”

No Man Should Be Executed For the Color of His Skin: A Powerful Statement by Rep. Bill Faison to Veto the SB9

Just a few hours ago, Rep. Bill Faison from Orange County released the following statement, calling on Governor Beverly Perdue to veto SB 9. ¬†Here are his powerful words: We are a nation and a people of laws. Our laws and procedures keep both the government and powerful people from running over us as individuals.Continue reading “No Man Should Be Executed For the Color of His Skin: A Powerful Statement by Rep. Bill Faison to Veto the SB9”