Tag: redistricting

#ncga: Senate map !!!

Okay. We’ve seen the black magic stirred up by David Lewis and the crew in the House.  Here is what the Senate has come up with: SD1:  As we reported earlier, Beaufort County’s Bill Cook (R) has been removed from…

#ncga: Oh, look. Mail.

Redistricting is on everybody’s mind on Jones Street.  And certainly none more so this week than the mind of Senator Angela Bryant (D): Rep. Lewis and members:  It is not fair that we do not at least have shape files…

#ncga: THE (House) plan

The NC House has released its proposed new district map.    My first thought — after comparing it with the current map — is that most people are going to see little, if any, change. For the record, I still…

#ncga: “Taking Care” of Brock

Some eyebrows got raised with the appointment of senator Andrew Brock (R-Davie) to the Board of Review at the Employment Security Commission.   (The job comes with a six-figure salary.) The spin was put out there that the legislative Republicans…

A (not-so) civil war in Pope-land?

THAT is what it is looking like.  Gazillionaire Art Pope has his hand — and cash — behind an awful lot of things political that are purportedly conservative.  The John Locke Foundation and The Civitas Institute are two examples.  You…