Election 2012 -- The Real Challenges Facing North Carolina

During the campaign season, candidates often talk about issues that aren't actually important to the well-being and prosperity of the people in North Carolina.

We hope to change that. These issue briefs will provide you with information about some of the most pressing challenges facing the state. Print them out, and take them with you when you go to campaign events. Ask the questions that will force candidates to move beyond talking points and rhetoric.


Election 2012 Issue Briefs

Predatory Lending by Finance Companies

Abuses by Homeowners Associations

Health Care

Protecting Farmworkers

Family and Medical Leave

Collective Bargaining Rights

Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions

Wage Theft

Unemployment Insurance

State Spending on Public Investments

State Tax Revenue

The Need for Quality Jobs

Adequate Funding for Public Education

The Federal Deficit, Sequestration and the Bush Tax Cuts