Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#ncga: Millis targets ConnectNC scam

Our own money was used in March to con us out of even MORE of our own money.  The ConnectNC bond referendum was initially pitched as a transportation fix, but ended up being a whole lot of pork that has NOTHING to do with transportation…

Posted in campaign 2016 Media NC State Government NCGOP Politics

Brawley: Raleigh planning tolls for EVERYBODY (Murphy to Manteo)

Republican gubernatorial candidate — and former legislator — Robert Brawley says that the uproar over tolls on I-77 in Mecklenburg is not simply a local issue: […] Brawley says he started looking into the issue of tolling as a means to pay for the state’s…

Posted in campaign 2014 Kay Hagan Media NC legislature Politics Thom Tillis

Thom Tillis, Walter Dalton on SAME PAGE re: HOT lanes and toll roads

        Speaker Senator Speaker Senator (Spenakor ??) Thom Tillis has gone to the mat defending the idea of using HOT Lanes and toll roads to finance road improvements in North Carolina. Well, we — being the resourceful folks we are — have…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC State Government Politics

Gov. Pat: Bev’s a disaster, but I’m keeping a lot of her people.

Pat McCrory, fresh off his rout of Walter Dalton in the governor’s race, is putting out the word that we shouldn’t expect “major personnel changes right away.”  Wait a minute.  I thought Bev Perdue was a disaster — a complete nightmare for North Carolina.  We…