New polling data by American Insights shows Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan with a nine point lead over Republican challenger Thom Tillis among likely voters this November. Elon University’s poll shows the race closer – with Hagan enjoying a 45 to 41 percent margin over Tillis among likely voters, with nine percent favoring an alternate candidate.
Catawba College political scientist Dr. Michael Bitzer says what’s interesting is that the millions of dollars in advertising pored into this race has had little impact so far.
Bitzer joined us last weekend on News & Views with Chris Fitzsimon to discuss how Hagan and Tillis have connected with voters. [Continue Reading...]
Frank Holleman with the Southern Environmental Law Center discusses the decision this week by Governor Pat McCrory to allow the coal ash bill to become law without his signature. Holleman also discusses flaws in the legislation this weekend on NC Policy Watch’s News & Views with Chris Fitzsimon. [Continue Reading...]
Orange County Rep. Graig Meyer discusses the final state budget, education spending for the 2014-15 school year, and the misplaced support by legislative leaders for school vouchers. Meyer appeared on News & Views with Chris Fitzsimon September 7, 2014. The full radio interview is available here: http://ow.ly/BhNMG. [Continue Reading...]