“Keep the reform train rolling” is Chris Fitzsimon’s recommendation to the state. He commends Gov. Perdue’s actions to strengthen state ethics laws but they come amidst to new corruption allegations involving more state leaders. In his commentary, Fitzsimon argues that we need additional campaign finance reforms.
Chris Fitzsimon recaps the discussion for today’s Crucial Conversation panel discussion on federal climate legislation in his column “Saving the planet.” The discussion centered around the cap and trade legislation currently before the Senate and the impact of this legislation on low-income consumers.
Chris Fitzsimon attended a legislative committee meeting where lawmakers heard testimony about the effectiveness of teacher Board Certification. You can read a summary of the discussion in today’s Fitzsimon File, “How to develop a good teacher.”
In this edition of “Monday numbers,” Chris Fitzsimon gives some interesting facts about the Wake County School Board, its members and supporters.
Chris Fitzsimon and Rob Schofield take on the free-market fundamentalists in two separate commentaries.
In is “The Follies” column, Fitzsimon examines higher education from the selling-out of our university systems to cronyism and privatization schemes.
Rob Schofield writes a Radical Right Reality Check about the take over of the Wake County School Board and the new members’ blatant disregard for open meeting laws in his commentary entitled “An embarrassment to themselves.”