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Highlights and Lowlights of April 2012

Posted By Ricky Leung On May 1, 2012 @ 11:25 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

With May settling in, we take a look back at a few moments in the past month of politics and policy issues that really affected North Carolinians: From budget cuts that leave schools with fewer resources [1] to President Obama visiting UNC [2], to the distracting “culture war” that the General Assembly has thrown at North Carolinians [3]. We’ve compiled these and other moments in the brief video below:

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What are some progressive policy issues you can think of from the past month relating to the state of things in North Carolina? Share with us in the comments.

For the full-length videos of the clips featured in this compilation, check out these links:


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URLs in this post:

[1] From budget cuts that leave schools with fewer resources: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/superintendents-detail-damage-caused-by-nc-budget-cuts/

[2] President Obama visiting UNC: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/president-obama-on-stafford-loans-rep-foxxs-remarks/

[3] the distracting “culture war” that the General Assembly has thrown at North Carolinians: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/charlotte-mayor-anthony-foxx-on-amendment-one-wmv/

[4] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hN4JVDy6tIg

[5] New Hanover Commissioners admonished for rejecting grant: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/new-hanover-commissioners-admonished-for-rejecting-grant/

[6] EDF’s Jane Preyer on fracking in NC: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/edfs-jane-preyer-on-fracking-in-nc/

[7] NCSU Chancellor Randy Woodson on the impact of budget cuts: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/ncsu-chancellor-randy-woodson-on-the-impact-of-budget-cuts/

[8] Tax Inequality protest – Raleigh, NC: http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/videos/tax-inequality-protest-raleigh-nc/

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