Category Archives: Am Lens

WCPSS Office of Equity Affairs taxpayer price tag shoots up again

The Wake County Public Schools Office of Equity Affairs is costing taxpayers even more than was previously thought. 

At this rate, it could be a million dollar department within a year. Continue reading

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My Public Records Request to Cooper and Stein Turn 1 Year Old Next Month

Three of my four public records requests sent to Governor Roy Cooper and Attorney General Josh Stein will be turning one year old next month.  Continue reading

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Roy Cooper’s Education Commission: Unelected, Partisan Shadow Group

Cooper’s Latest Stunt? A Partisan, Shadow Education Commission.
Back in July, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the formation an education commission entitled, the Governor’s Commission on Access to Sound Basic Education. Parents are once again missing from the discussion. Continue reading

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I’m Back.

I’m back.
Get ready for a scorching 2018. Continue reading

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Governor Debates: Cooper Stuck on Social Issues, Confused About Taxes

The second and third gubernatorial debates took place on October 11th and 18th respectively. While there were no ‘October surprises’ during these debates, what was surprising were some of the claims made by Attorney General Roy Cooper. Continue reading

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Former Register of Deeds Indicted For Embezzlement

The former Wake county register of deeds has been indicted on embezzlement charges after over a 9 month-long investigation into the disappearance of around $2.3 million over a period of nine years. Continue reading

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Special Master Persily Produces Plan, Maps for NC Redistricting

This article first appeared at American Lens on December 5, 2017.
This article and related previous articles are being republished here as the redistricting legal battles in NC continue.
Nathan Persily, the Special Master forced on North Carolina by a three-judge panel in the ongoing Covington v. North Carolina case over redistricting, has produced a “plan” and changes to the maps already drawn in August by elected NC legislators. Continue reading

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