3rd Quarter 2013 Media Clips

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Voting Rights Campaign:

News14: Protestors rally in Greensboro against changes to voting rights

WNCT: Progress N.C. holds rally protesting voter ID legislation

Greenville Daily Reflector: Rally addresses voting bill

New Bern Sun Journal: Rally protests changes to state’s voting laws

MSNBC: We don’t want to be Florida, say the ‘Moral Monday’ protesters

Washington Post: North Carolina lawmakers aim to cut early voting

WRAL: Elections changes advance in Senate

WTVD: North Carolina bill would place new restrictions on voting

NBC17: Foes protest Voter ID bill with pink flamingos at Legislature

NBC Char: NC bill would place new restrictions on voting

Charlotte Observer: GOP legislators push sweeping election-law changes

N&O: Sweeping changes to elections headed to a vote

N&O Under the Dome: Republicans blasted for last-minute election bill

WUNC: State Senate Moves Toward Sweeping Election Changes

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show: Pink flamingos send message to NC Republican legislators

N&R: GOP bill rewrites state laws on voting

Raw Story: North Carolina poised to massively restrict voting access for poor and minority voters

Wilmington Star News: Protest at Wilmington City Hall targets voting bill

Lumina News: Groups rally against N.C. election law changes

Port City Daily: Voter ID bill, proposed system overhaul prompts protest in Wilmington

WECT: Dozens rally against voter bill in Downtown Wilmington

Greenville Daily Reflector Op-Ed: Cutting early voting a mistake

N&O Op-Ed: NC election bill courts a Florida-like voting fiasco


Voting Restrictions Bill Campaign:

AP: McCrory quietly signs sweeping NC elections bill

WTVD: Governor signs controversial voter ID law

WNCN: Groups file suit over Voter ID bill; poll says bill is unpopular


McCrory’s Broken Promise Campaign:

N&O: McCrory signs farm bill amid abortion protest

WCNC: Mobile billboard criticizes Gov. McCrory

Watauga Democrat: Governor visits ASU, King Street

High Country Press: Gov. Pat McCrory Comes To Downtown Boone

Greenville Daily Reflector: Group rallies against abortion legislation

WITN: Mobile Billboard Asks Governor McCrory Not To Sign Abortion Bill

Mountain Xpress: Protestors urge McCrory to reject new abortion law

WHQR: Wilmington Teams up with ProgressNC Action to Challenge Governor McCrory

Cornelius News: Protest greets Gov. McCrory as he arrives to sign revaluation bill

WSOC: Protesters take stand against NC abortion bill in Cornelius

WCNC: Protestors shout at McCrory, say he’s hurting women


Public Schools Campaigns:

NBC17: Gov. McCrory defends spending on education

WRAL: Teachers, others jeer McCrory’s education speech

WTVD: Governor Pat McCrory unveils education plan

News14: McCrory pushes teacher innovation, cuts to mandatory testing

Durham Herald-Sun: Local teachers, activists protest McCrory education summit appearance

Chapelboro.comMcCrory Proposes New Education Initiatives

Chapelboro.comProgressNC Says McCrory’s “Stretching The Truth” About Education Budget

Greensboro N&R: McCrory off on school funding claim

WUNC: McCrory Defends Budget, Announces New Program

Charlotte Observer: NC teachers and their supporters rally in Charlotte

WCNC: Teachers to rally against budget cuts in Charlotte

WBTV: Teacher protest education spending

WCCB: Teachers Rally Against School Budget Cuts

WSOC: Local teachers hold rally to protest budget cuts

Wilmington Star-News: Teachers see red, protest education cuts

WECT: Public educators rally against state budget

WWAY: Educators say lawmakers need to get facts straight on education spending

News14: Wilmington educators speak out on budget cuts to education

Port City Daily: Area teachers rally against state education cuts

WFMY: Triad Teachers Protest NC Budget Cuts In Greensboro & Winston-Salem

WXII: Education Rallies In The Piedmont

WGHP: Piedmont teachers rally for education

WFDD: NC Education Leaders Want the Governor to Call Special Session Over Education Budget Cuts

Camel City Dispatch: Get Your Facts Straight! Education Rally Held in Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem Journal: Teachers, supporters rally against budget

News14: NC teachers protest law ending pay raise for a master’s degree

Greensboro N&R: Educators rally against cuts, legislative changes

High Point Enterprise: Educators continue protest over GOP education reforms

Asheville Citizen-Times: Teachers to rally in Asheville over education cuts

WLOS: Teachers Rally Against Cuts

WLOS: Teacher Protest

WYFF: Large crowd protests North Carolina’s education cuts

Asheville Citizen-Times: Keever headlines teacher rally

Mountain Xpress: Education rally draws nearly 200, attendees criticize state budget

AP: Educators: GOP is masking cuts to public schools

Progressive Pulse: Teachers tell GOP: get your facts straight

WTVD: Rally criticizes GOP leaders on public schools

Greenville Daily Reflector: Teachers rally in Greenville

WCTI: Teachers protest state budget during Gov. McCrory’s visit

WNCT: Pitt County teachers are fed up, protest education cuts

WITN: Educators Protest State Budget Cuts During Greenville Rally

Winston-Salem Chronicle: Teachers: Lawmakers making it hard for us


 DHHS Corruption & Cronyism Campaign:

WTVD: Many teachers upset about pay as school year begins

WXII: Local Teacher Reacts To Controversial Raises

WSOC: NC teachers upset after McCrory staffers receive $20K raises

WTVD: Salary flap becoming headache for McCrory

WTVD: Petition demands McCrory rescind employee promotions

WRAL: Group calls for investigation of raises to ex-campaign staffers

AP: Groups wants raises for 2 NC govt workers canceled

The Mountaineer: Progress NC Action questions governor’s priorities

High Country Press: Progress NC Action: Local School Teachers Make Less Than Half What McCrory Staffers Make After Raises

News14: Advocacy group delivers petition to DHHS over staffer pay

AP: N.C. House overrides McCrory’s vetoes on two bills

N&O: More objections to raises

AP: Critics of NC Republicans complain before session

WTVD: Protesters deliver report cards to legislators

WRAL: Advocates use special session as a backdrop

NBC17: Critics of NC Republicans complain before session

WNCT: Raises for state agency workers

Asheville Citizen-Times: McCrory finds $10M for teacher raises

AP: DHHS gave big contract to Wos acquaintance

NBC17: DHHS contractor tied to Wos makes $228,000

WRAL: State health agency gave big contract to Wos acquaintance


Phil Berger – Orson Scott Card Campaign:

Huffington Post: Orson Scott Card’s New Job On North Carolina Public TV Board Comes Under Fire

N&R: A petition against Card

N&O: Libs and Big Bird go after Berger and Orson Scott Card

AP: Group wants senator to withdraw UNC-TV appointment

N&R: From my voicemail: Phil Berger, Orson Scott Card, Barack Obama, Adolf Hitler


Medicaid Expansion Accountability Campaign:

Raleigh News & Observer: Durham council backs expanding Medicaid

Raleigh News & Observer Under the Dome blog: Medical professionals’ group, Durham City Council ask GOP to expand Medicaid

Durham Herald-Sun: Council joins calls for Medicaid expansion

WCNC: Durham Council urges state to expand Medicaid

Durham Herald Sun: Absent Medicaid expansion, limited options for low-income Durhamites


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