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#ncga: WHAT? I’m screwing over HALF my district?

It appears our local paper found senator Jerry Tillman — likely in his “campaign office” on a Raleigh golf course — to explain just what’s going on with his school funding legislation:  The General Assembly is considering legislation that would direct more lottery funds for…

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#ncga: Why the sudden interest in solar energy?

Out of the blue, government goodies for solar energy providers has become the rage on Jones Street.  No one really saw this coming.  It’s not really on anyone’s radar as one of the most important issues for state government.  (It couldn’t be some of that…

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#ncga: Tillman says make NC DPI top job appointed

Democrat June Atkinson has been elected multiple times to administer the state of North Carolina’s public education policy. State senator Jerry Tillman(R) — a former educator and currently that chamber’s majority whip — says he will be filing legislation this session to transform Atkinson’s job from an elected…

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No money for books and supplies, but Free Breakfast & Lunch for EVERYBODY !!!!!

Blinkin’ Chris Fitzsimon and his partner-in-crime Scowlin’ Rob Schofield recently  lead a chorus of drive-bys in needling State senate president Phil Berger about alleged public school money woes in his home county of Rockingham. Apparently, the system is struggling to pay for textbooks and supplies…

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Chmn of state common core review commission — apppointed by Gov. Pat — is BIG FAN of Common Core

Ruh-roh.  State legislators organized a commission to review public school curriculum standards and make a recommendation to the state Board of Education and General Assembly.  This was seen by many Common Core opponents — like state senator Jerry Tillman — as a great way to…

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Mr. Goodmon’s pet slander monkey smears Jerry Tillman

Chris Fitzsimon should thank the pagan idols he worships for WRAL owners Jim and Barbara Goodmon.  If it weren’t for their A.J. Fletcher Foundation, ol’ Chris would likely have a tough time obtaining gainful employment. Thanks to the Goodmons’ platform, you get a taste of…

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#NCGA: Tillman says Common Core deal VERY CLOSE

State senator Jerry Tillman, the majority whip and NCGA Republicans’ leading voice on education issues, says he is confident the House and Senate will have their differences ironed out within days.  Tillman sponsored — and ushered through his chamber — a bill he says repeals…

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#NCGA: A Common Core food fight?

Want to send blood pressure readings through the roof?  Mention those two magical C-words among a crowd of people and stand back to watch the ensuing fireworks.  Common Core is a federally-coordinated public education curriculum endorsed by the educrats, The US Chamber of Commerce, and…