Which North Carolina bills were bought by corporations?

A recent Business Week article “Pssst … Wanna Buy a Law? ¬†When a company needs a state bill passed, the American Legislative Exchange Council can get it done”¬†explained the role that ALEC plays in writing the legislation in Republican controlled state legislatures (like North Carolina, where as of 2010, both houses of the NC GeneralContinue reading “Which North Carolina bills were bought by corporations?”

Duke students concerned about corporate influence in politics should support Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill is a long-time educator (high school teacher, assistant principal, principal, and professor of education at NC State) who is running for re-election for Wake County Board of Elections this November 8th. What hangs in the balance? The fate of 143,289 students. In 2009, multimillionaire retailer Art Pope and the infamous Civitas Action (hisContinue reading “Duke students concerned about corporate influence in politics should support Kevin Hill”