Posted in Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP Politics

#ncga: A ploy to ratchet up state spending?

  I stumbled across something interesting yesterday while nosing through cyberspace.  State Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) released some documentation for the legislature’s Revenue Laws Committee meeting yesterday.  (Even though they are out of session, the “honorables” are still poking around and making mischief.)  As you…

Posted in Media Moore County Politics

Once again, Tim Lea is pummeled by some pesky FACTS

    Tim Lea stepped down from his seat on the Moore County board of commissioners this year after serving two terms.  Lea spent much of his first term in office as an easy YES-vote for a majority bloc that apparently could not say NO…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Moore County Politics

The cost of county government in North Carolina

            The John Locke Foundation in Raleigh has put together  a fascinating report on the cost of governing at the local level in The Tar Heel State.  JLF analyst Michael Sanera writes: The economic recession that hit full force in…