Posted in Media NC legislature NC State Government NCGOP

#ncga: No money for roads. PLENTY of money for leadership staff salaries.

The “conservative revolution” in Raleigh is telling us the state is so cash-poor that it can’t afford some vital road repairs and construction.  Yet, the folks at the AP are sharing with us some interesting details about the legislative leadership’s priorities: As North Carolina’s population…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Media Politics

“Official” or “unofficial”? Loophole allows Congress, staff to weasel out of O-Care compliance

    The stuff the, um, honorables on Capitol Hill think is so good for us is apparently not always so good for them and their staffs. Word is coming out of DC about a new angle these people in Congress can use to weasel…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Congress Media Politics

Boozing it up — on the clock — on Capitol Hill

        The latest dispatch from “The NW Daily Marker” — a Seattle based political blog — is giving Seattle area congressman Rick Larsen (D) a perpetual migraine.  The blog has come across some tweets — messages on social media platform Twitter —…