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Our local newspaper, printed on dead trees, condemns Republicans for tree murder

              Our Nobel Prize-winning local paper — owned and operated by the same folks who, for over a century, owned and operated The N&O — has produced an editorial taking Raleigh to task over recent billboard legislation.  Are they…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

L’affaire Laroque offers unique glimpse into secretive world of legislative ethics

        State Rep. Stephen Laroque — a close friend and political ally of House Speaker Thom Tillis — is taking a lot of heat over his management of two government-funded non-profits.  The N&O posted an item  raising questions about Laroque’s support of…