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#ncga: Cooper VETOES Jimmy Dixon. (Will Speaker Timmy move to override?)

Our BIGGEST FAN — state Rep. Jimmy Dixon (R-Duplin) — got his feelings hurt by the governor of our fair state this week.  Dixon conspired not too long ago with Speaker Tim Moore to ram through legislation protecting huge corporate hog farms from litigation by those…

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#ncga: Servicing the BIG DONORS is ‘The Agenda’

There is a lot of frustration around the Jones Street Puzzle Palace.  The General Assembly — in particular, the House — appears to be rudderless, aimless.  There is no leadership, observers point out.  You’ve got a big chunk of committees that aren’t even meeting because…

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#ncga: Jimmy and the pigs

No, that’s not an Elton John classic.  Or a new NBC sitcom.   The lefty praetorian guard over at IndyWeek is accusing our old, um, *pal* Jimmy Dixon of protecting dirty hogs and campaign donors at the expense of poor black folks:  State Representative Jimmy…