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Nelle Dunlap

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Nelle Dunlap, New Media Director, is a digital artist with a background in education, community organizing, and design. At N.C. Policy Watch, Nelle keeps the website running smoothly and collaborates with reporters to create new visual content — including video, info-graphics, and interactive social media.

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Scheduled Maintenance | The NC Policy Watch website will be down from 5PM EST 2/24/2017 – 12PM 2/25/2017

We’ll be back soon! Sorry for the inconvenience; we’re currently implementing an exciting site redesign. In the meantime, read the latest on the Progressive Pulse blog, or shoot us an email ( We’ll be back online Saturday 2/25/17, ...
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Profile of the Unauthorized Population: North Carolina

A demographic break down of the NC residents now threatened by deporation - their ages, the number of years they have been in the country, and the countries to which they would be sent back. ...
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Toxic release trends 2005-2015

Toxic release trends 2005-2015 On-site releases are defined as those that originate and discharge from the facility; off-site disposal means the toxics are transferred elsewhere, such as a hazardous waste landfill. (Source: EPA) ...
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Policy Watch’s comprehensive coverage of North Carolina’s controversial surprise special session

Policy Watch’s comprehensive coverage of North Carolina’s controversial surprise special session ...
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Counties with protest filings

The NC State Board of Elections has received 53 protests from 36 counties. In total, 301 votes are being challenged. The highest concentration is in Bladen county, where 193 people were accused of "Absentee Fraud" in a single filing. ...
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Featured Articles Law and the Courts

The men and the money behind North Carolina’s State Supreme Court race

How do you keep the North Carolina Supreme Court race nonpartisan when the ideological makeup of the bench hangs in the balance?

There’s not really an answer, especially this year, when so much is at stake and big outside money wants a say.

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Featured Articles Policy Watch Investigates

Washed out Democracy?

Grassroots organizers ensure hurricane impacted voters can cast their ballots Early voters who need a ride to the polls have a new option this year that, in a way, kind of resembles Uber. Democracy North Carolina and partner ...
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