COUNTY IMPACT ALERT: NO COMPASSION FOR NC POOR
Today Governor McCrory aligned with party Republicans. Support for the expansion of Medicaid to about 500,000 poor people in the state of North Carolina, with many being the elderly and disabled was denied. Leadership felt the expansion would be too risky, even at no cost for three years. With that position, the good this measure […]
The President and the State of the Union
President Barack Obama addresses the nation on the state of the union.
Tonight President Obama’s State of the Union Address
President Obama is making final preparation for his state of the union speech tonight. It is reported that jobs will be the center piece of his speech and that resonates with local communities all over America. More details to come.
COUNTY IMPACT ALERT! VOTE NO NC HOUSE BILL 4
County Impact received an alert from the North Carolina Justice Center. Please see the text of that alert below. County Impact stands in support of the Justice Center’s position to tell your Senator to VOTE NO on House Bill 4! TAKE ACTION NOW: Tell your Senator to vote NO on House Bill 4, stop attack […]
COUNTY IMPACT ALERT! Pope Benedict XVI Resigning
The Vatican reported early morning that the Pope would be resigning at the end of this month. Pope Benedict announced his resignation effective February 28, 2013, catching the world by surprise. The thought of a living pope resigning his post has comment boards across the world by Catholics and non-Catholics alike, abuzz with chatter. With […]
Support for SBE Opposing Corporal Punishment
This letter is in support of the State Board of Education passing a resolution opposing the use of corporal punishment in public schools. As a staunch supporter of both school systems and a student and their family’s right to opt out of corporal punishment, corporal punishment as an option carries with its administration, tremendous risk […]
Overhauling State Unemployment
This letter is in opposition to the North Carolina General Assembly overhauling the state’s unemployment system until there is a more intensive vetting of the impact this legislation will have on families and local communities. It is understood that fiscal changes must happen to secure a future for generations not born yet, such a position […]