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    After Tuesday’s SOTU, WNC Republicans issue critiques
    January 21, 2015, Comments Off

    Republican U.S. House and Senate legislators issued a bevy of statements following President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Lawmakers representing Western North Carolina were no different -- though they interspersed t ...

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    Raleigh Report: WNC senators gain key NCGA leadership jobs
    January 20, 2015, Comments Off

    And, in case you missed it, the biggest story out of last week’s opening day of the 2015 N.C. General Assembly session was a set of definitive statements from new House Speaker Tim Moore and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger on taxes, ...

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    WNC’s US House reps vote to roll back immigration order
    January 16, 2015, Comments Off

    Less than two months after President Barack Obama unveiled an executive order aimed at protecting millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, U.S. House Republicans passed a bill to roll the action back.