Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Kay Hagan Media NC legislature NCGOP Politics

#NCSEN: We’re not on Jones Street anymore, Toto

Senator Kay Hagan appears to be longing for those good ol’ pre-2009 days of taxing and spending with Marc and Tony and the gang in the North Carolina Senate. She’s up for reelection this year, and has spent a lot of time talking about those…

Posted in campaign 2014 Congress Economy Media Politics

psst, KAY: Your bill might be A JOB-KILLER

    US Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) — affectionately known in many parts as Chuck Schumer’s sock puppet™ — has filed a bill seeking an extension of federal unemployment benefits.  Imagine that. Right in front of a tough reelection fight. CNBC’s John Carney makes the…

Posted in Bev Perdue Campaign 2012 Economy Media NC State Government Politics

Bev’s ESC chief joins ranks of NC’s unemployed

          The woman in charge of disbursing unemployment benefits to North Carolinians is, herself,  joining the ranks of the state’s unemployed: Lynn Holmes, the head of the state’s Division of Employment Security, is resigning effective April 15 to pursue new opportunities….