May 18, 2010

NC Politics in the News, May 18

Budget Battle:  Short Session better be short
Fox News Charlotte, 5/10/10

NC cities, cable still at odds over broadband entry
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/10/10

NC lawmakers return; closing budget hole is focus
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/11/10

McDonnell asks feds for tolling authority on I-95 at NC line
Norfolk-Virginian Pilot, 5/11/10

UNC researchers:  Ban cell phones while driving, 5/11/10

GOP radio ad highlights state's hard times
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/11/10

Legislative session to be last for some area lawmakers
Wilmington Star News, 5/12/10

NC Senate Dems say budget lacks teachers' pay raises
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/12/10

Letter prompts state Medicaid fraud investigation, 5/12/10

Tort reform subject of NC insurance industry ad
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/12/10

Rail seen as relief for congested roads
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/12/10

NC lawmakers return with simple mission:  cut budget spending
Asheville Citizen Times, 5/13/10

Lawmaker told video poker could net state $576 million for NC
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/13/10

Red ink demands $800 million blotter
Washington Daily News, 5/14/10

Senate panels unveil NC budget ideas for next year
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/15/10

Smoking ban may be tried in court
Greensboro News and Record, 5/16/10

Dislike of annexation bill turns off senators
Raleigh News and Observer, 5/17/10

Please contact the McGuireWoods Consulting North Carolina team with any questions or comments:

Harry Kaplan, Senior Vice President                     
Gov. James G. Martin, Ph.D., Senior Advisor
John Merritt, Senior Vice President              
Franklin Freeman, Senior Vice President                                  
Johnny Tillett, Vice President  
Gardner Payne, Vice President 
Amy Hobbs, Assistant Vice President                           
Bo Heath, Assistant Vice President                                   
Mallory Hatcher, Research Assistant