Category: NC legislature

A pleasant surprise at NC DPI?

I must admit I had my early doubts about Mark Johnson.  I interviewed him on the campaign trail and learned he had ties to Michael Bloomberg, of all people.   But since taking office as state education superintendent, Mark Johnson has…

UNC’s $437,000 man quite at home in THE SWAMP

We told you earlier about UNC counsel Mark Merritt – who makes more than the president of the United States — doing a little lobbying  on the side to complement his flacking for the state university system. Well, our fellow butt-kicker-and-name-taker Bob…

#ncpol: Oh, look. A Poll !!!

Civitas has released some polling on the political environment in North Carolina.  (I, for one, am surprised that they had the courage to do it — given their total submission to and beatdown by Bert & Ernie not long ago.) …