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November 2016

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"Capital Tonight: Future of public education," Time Warner Cable News, November 30, http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triad/politics/2016/11/30/capital-tonight-nov-...
(Matt Ellinwood interview)

"By the numbers: Poverty in North Carolina," New Bern Sun Journal, November 30, http://www.newbernsj.com/opinion/20161130/column-chris-fitzsimon-by-numb...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Health care, not wealth care," The Daily Tar Heel, November 29, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/11/column-health-care-not-wealt...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"NC should reverse course regarding tax policy," Jefferson Post, November 28, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/6034/nc-should-reverse-course-regarding...
(Cedric Johnson column)

"GOP efforts to block Cooper look desperate," Lincoln Times-News, November 25, http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/2016/11/25/gop-efforts-block-cooper-look...
(Rob Schofield column)

"GOP fraud claims in NC governor's race reflect a strategy to suppress black votes," Election Rigging, November 25, https://electionrigging.wordpress.com/2016/11/25/gop-fraud-claims-in-nor... (also at The Intercept: https://theintercept.com/2016/11/23/gop-fraud-claims-in-north-carolina-g...)
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Race for governor is too drawn out," Lincoln Times-News, November 25, http://www.lincolntimesnews.com/2016/11/25/race-governor-drawn/
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Drawn-out race for NC governor hurts confidence," Wilson Times, November 24, http://www.wilsontimes.com/stories/Drawn-out-race-for-NC-governor-hurts-... (also at Gaston Gazette: http://www.gastongazette.com/opinion/20161122/editorial-north-carolinas-...)
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Wake County commissioners clash over timing of affordable housing vote," Indy Week, November 23, http://www.indyweek.com/news/archives/2016/11/23/wake-county-commissione...
(cites Bill Rowe)

"North Carolina editorial roundup," Daily Progress, November 23, http://www.dailyprogress.com/north-carolina-editorial-roundup/article_58...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"How to make Obamacare work better for everyone," Jefferson Post, November 22, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5968/how-to-make-obamacare-work-better-...
(Brendan Riley op-ed)

"Toward Solutions: Four-part series," Washington Daily News, November 18, http://www.thewashingtondailynews.com/2016/11/18/toward-solutions-part-f...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"A lot more passion and a lot more pragmatism," Jefferson Post, November 18, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5903/a-lot-more-passion-and-a-lot-more-...
(Rob Schofield column)

"Push fiercely, Durham, as Cynthia Brown did and would have wanted," Raleigh News & Observer, November 18, http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/durham-news/article1152...
(quotes Dani Moore)

"Community briefs," Greensboro News & Record, November 18, http://www.greensboro.com/life/community_news/community-briefs/article_3...
(cites Daniel Bowes)

"A pep talk for conservatives," Winston-Salem Chronicle, November 17, http://www.wschronicle.com/2016/11/35632/
(Rob Schofield column)

"NC Republicans may propose court-backing bill to keep control of state Supreme Court," Duke Chronicle, November 17, http://www.dukechronicle.com/article/2016/11/n-c-republicans-may-propose...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"HB2 anger motivates split-ticket voters in governor's race," Winston-Salem Chronicle, November 17, http://www.wschronicle.com/2016/11/35635/
(Joe Killian column)

"KKK announces celebration rally to be held in NC," The Daily Tar Heel, November 17, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/11/kkk-rally-in-north-carolina
(quotes Rob Schofield)

"Put your money where your mouth is," Indy Week, November 16, http://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is/Cont...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Glimmers of hope in election include misleading claims about education and HB2," New Bern Sun-Journal, November 16, http://www.newbernsj.com/opinion/20161116/chris-fitzsimon-glimmers-of-ho... (also at Henderson Daily Dispatch: http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/fitzsimon-glimmers-of-hope-rema..., Daily Record: http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/11/21/glimmers-of-h..., Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161121/glimmers-of-hope-for-pro..., Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-glimmers-of..., Richmond County Daily Journal: http://yourdailyjournal.com/opinion/columns/53975/glimmers-of-hope-in-th...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"League of Women Voters: Let's give in-state tuition for immigrant graduates of NC high schools," Greensboro News & Record, November 15, http://www.greensboro.com/blogs/league-of-women-voters-let-s-give-in-sta...
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"New rule to avoid Supreme Court deadlocks raises questions," WRAL, November 15, http://www.wral.com/new-rule-to-avoid-supreme-court-deadlocks-raises-que...
(quotes Rick Glazier)

"McCrory camp has grave concerns about Tuesday's race," Asheboro Courier-Tribune, November 14, http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161114/mccrory-camp-has-8216gra...
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"State government may gain more checks and balances from voting results," Winston-Salem Journal, November 13, http://www.journalnow.com/news/local/state-government-may-gain-more-chec...
(quotes Rob Schofield)

"Event offers options for care," Rocky Mount Telegram, November 12, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/News/2016/11/12/Event-offers-options-f... (also at Pharmacy Choice: http://www.pharmacychoice.com/news/article.cfm?Article_ID=1643138)
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Patriotic Millionaires group make strong case for raising the minimum wage," Jefferson Post, November 11, http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5815/patriotic-millionaires-group-make-...
(Cedric Johnson column)

"State GOP leaders could neutralize Democrats' Supreme Court majority by adding justices," Winston-Salem Journal, November 11, http://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/state/state-gop-leaders-could-n...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

"Despite Republican sweep, some GOP leaders remain in election limbo," Greenville Daily Reflector, November 10, http://www.reflector.com/News/2016/11/10/Despite-Republican-sweep-some-G...
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)

"HB2, toll lanes, ticket splitting prove costly for McCrory in urban counties," Winston-Salem Journal, November 10, http://www.journalnow.com/news/elections/local/hb-toll-lanes-ticket-spli...
(quotes Rick Glazier)

"What's the future of the Affordable Care ACt post-election?" Time Warner Cable News, November 10, http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2016/11/10/the-future-...
(quotes Nicole Dozier)

"Community briefs," Greensboro News & Record, November 10, http://www.greensboro.com/life/community_news/community-briefs/article_3...
(cites Raul Pinto, Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"Trump can't save McCrory," The Robesonian, November 10, https://robesonian.com/opinion/93426/trump-cant-save-mccrory (also at Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-mccrory-was..., Daily Record: http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/11/14/n-c-republica..., Greenville Daily Reflector: http://www.reflector.com/Op-Ed/2016/11/13/Trump-lifts-most-NC-Republican...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Despite Republican sweep, some GOP leaders remain in election limbo," Greenville Daily Reflector, November 10, http://www.reflector.com/News/2016/11/10/Despite-Republican-sweep-some-G...
(quotes Chris Fitzsimon)

"Donald Trump named 45th president of the United States," The Daily Tar Heel, November 9, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/11/electoral-college-leans-towa...
(quotes Rob Schofield)

"UNC system considers eight institutions for lab school program," The Daily Tar Heel, November 9, http://www.dailytarheel.com/article/2016/11/unc-system-considers-eight-i...
(quotes Matt Ellinwood)

"Republicans retain veto-proof control of NC legislature," Fayetteville Observer, November 9, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/election/republicans-retain-veto-proof-c...
(cites Rick Glazier)

"N.C. Rep. Billy Richardson fends off Fayetteville councilman Jim Arp," Fayetteville Observer, November 8, http://www.fayobserver.com/news/election/n-c-rep-billy-richardson-fends-...
(cites Rick Glazier)

"At odds about damage from HB2," Daily Record, November 7, http://www.mydailyrecord.com/eedition/editorial/2016/11/07/at-odds-about... (also at the Robesonian: https://robesonian.com/opinion/93210/a-split-on-the-hb2-effect, Winston-Salem Journal: http://www.journalnow.com/opinion/columnists/chris-fitzsimon-mccrory-s-t..., Asheboro Courier-Tribune: http://www.courier-tribune.com/opinion/20161107/mccrory-top-recruiter-at..., Jefferson Post: http://jeffersonpost.com/opinion/5766/mccrorys-top-n-c-economic-developm..., Henderson Daily Dispatch: http://www.hendersondispatch.com/opinion/fitzsimon-economic-officials-at...)
(Chris Fitzsimon column)

"Jobless rate dips in area," Rocky Mount Telegram," November 7, http://www.rockymounttelegram.com/News/2016/11/07/Jobless-rate-dips-in-a...
(quotes Patrick McHugh)
 
"Mobilizing the critical Black youth vote in the South," Facing South, November 3, https://www.facingsouth.org/2016/11/mobilizing-critical-black-youth-vote...
(cites Marion Johnson)

"Our View: Transparency? Not in this administration," Fayetteville Observer, November 2, http://www.fayobserver.com/opinion/editorials/our-view-transparency-not-...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Triad employment remains stagnant as population grows," Greensboro News & Record, November 2, http://www.greensboro.com/business/triad-employment-remains-stagnant-as-... (also at GoDanRiver:http://www.godanriver.com/work_it_sova/news/triad-employment-remains-sta...)
(quotes Alexandra Forter Sirota)

"The Indy is suing the McCrory administration over public records (again)," Indy Week, November 2, http://www.indyweek.com/news/archives/2016/11/02/the-indy-is-suing-the-m...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Leaders must head off long-term care crisis," Insurance News Net, November 2, http://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/leaders-must-head-off-long-term-car...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"State rundown 11/2: State revenue shortfalls keep on growing and growing," Tax Justice Blog, November 2, http://www.taxjusticeblog.org/archive/2016/11/state_rundown_112_state_re...
(cites Alexandra Sirota)

"Open enrollment period begins for Affordable Care Act's online marketplace," Time Warner Cable News, November 1, http://www.twcnews.com/nc/triangle-sandhills/news/2016/11/1/open-enrollm...  
(Brendan Riley interview)

"McCrory claims immunity from public records claim," WRAL, November 1, http://www.wral.com/mccrory-claims-immunity-from-public-records-claim/16...
(cites NC Justice Center)

"Time for North Carolinians to sign up for health coverage through Marketplace," High Country Press, November 1, http://www.hcpress.com/front-page/time-north-carolinians-sign-health-cov...
(quotes Brendan Riley)

"The Syllabus: UNCG's Paul Luebke, RIP," Greensboro News & Record, November 1, http://www.greensboro.com/blogs/the_syllabus/the-syllabus-uncg-s-paul-lu...
(cites NC Policy Watch)

Also see clips from October 2016, September 2016, August 2016, July 2016, June 2016, May 2016, April 2016, March 2016, February 2016, January 2016, December 2015, November 2015, October 2015, September 2015, August 2015, July 2015, June 2015, May 2015, April 2015, March 2015, February 2015, January 2015, and March 2009-December 2014.