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#ncga: Chad and Bob hug it out

The Chad Adams show become “The Bob Steinburg Show” today.  The alleged “voice of North Carolina conservatives” turned the mike, and control of his show, over to the embattled legislator for a 45-minute unchallenged (1) rant about me and this site and (2) parade of…

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Monkey Business Report: NCGA per diem edition

Hang around state politics enough and you’re bound to hear whining about how little our legislators are compensated. According to state law, rank-and-file legislators (not in leadership) get paid $13,951 per year plus $559 per month for expenses.  What you hear a lot less about…

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#ncga: Nelson Dollar wants MORE dollars out of YOUR WALLET

Poor Nelson.  He apparently believes he’s not getting paid enough to hang out on Jones Street every day spending OUR MONEY.  He, Pat Hurley and Rayne Turner have introduced HB 71 entitled AN ACT TO INCREASE LEGISLATOR SUBSISTENCE AND TRAVEL ALLOWANCES TO MATCH THE 2017 FISCAL…