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Island Packet
Colorado Editorial Rounduppopular charter schools have come a long way in a relatively short time. Since
Colorado Editorial Roundup
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
popular charter schools have come a long way in a relatively short time. Since their bipartisan authorization by a Republican legislature and Democratic governor in 1993, these autonomous and innovative public schools have grown explosively... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
Another family-values politician gets his duein public restrooms, perhaps we should bar male Republican politicians from usi
Another family-values politician gets his due
Charleston City Paper / Posted yesterday
in public restrooms, perhaps we should bar male Republican politicians from using public restrooms." As for Alabama's Republican legislature, they remain vigilant in their crusade to protect the sanctity of marriage and family. One bill before... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana's minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to f
Louisiana's minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to face a tough road to passage in the majority Republican Legislature. Edwards, in office since January, hopes that having a governor involved could make the... Read more
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The Advocate
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to f
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to face a tough road to passage in the majority Republican Legislature. Edwards, in office since January, hopes that having a governor involved could make the... Read more
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Salon.com
The “real” war on women?: Wisconsin lawmaker pushing awful anti-trans bathroom bill supposedly to “protect our women and girls”process of lifting. In his press release, Jesse Kremer noted that the cards ar
The “real” war on women?: Wisconsin lawmaker pushing awful anti-trans bathroom bill supposedly to “protect our women and girls”
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
process of lifting. In his press release, Jesse Kremer noted that the cards are stacked in his favor in Wisconsin. “With a Republican legislature and governor, there is absolutely no reason that we should not act to protect the rights of women in... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to f
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue
The Daily Comet / Posted 2 days ago
$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to face a tough road to passage in the majority Republican Legislature. Edwards, in office since January, hopes that having a governor involved could make the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to f
Minimum wage increase stalled as negotiations continue
The Houma Courier / Posted 2 days ago
$44,000. Even if it got out of the committee, the legislation is expected to face a tough road to passage in the majority Republican Legislature. Edwards, in office since January, hopes that having a governor involved could make the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
New Ideas to Compensate Public Officialsto raise his own pay. No question about it,” Mychajliw said. Aldinger, appoint
New Ideas to Compensate Public Officials
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 6 days ago
to raise his own pay. No question about it,” Mychajliw said. Aldinger, appointed to the Charter Review commission by Republican Legislature President John Mills, sees another potential pitfall "It brings salaries into the budget which makes... Read more
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Deseret News
Poll: Legislature didn't go far enough with Medicaid expansionpartisans," Karpowitz explained. "As long as the majority of Republicans are n
Poll: Legislature didn't go far enough with Medicaid expansion
Deseret News / Posted 8 days ago
partisans," Karpowitz explained. "As long as the majority of Republicans are not in favor of further expansion, it strikes me as unlikely that further expansion will occur given our very Republican Legislature," he added. Twitter: D... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Separation Of Bathroom & Stateseems obvious that the democratic mayor and democratic city council passed the
The Separation Of Bathroom & State
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
seems obvious that the democratic mayor and democratic city council passed the bill with the express intent of having the republican legislature override the bill during election year (and democrat attorney general didnt stop it, since he is... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Many Oklahoma 'education candidates' more moderate than their backerssafety instead of education. Education activists insist Oklahomans are upset w
Many Oklahoma 'education candidates' more moderate than their backers
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
safety instead of education. Education activists insist Oklahomans are upset with the tax-and-spending priorities of the Republican Legislature. That may be true. It's also true that many of the candidates these activists tout are promising more... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guidethat same approach of coalition building to the Department of Environmental Pro
2016 primary election nonpartisan voters guide
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
that same approach of coalition building to the Department of Environmental Protection under Governor Rendell. Even with a Republican Legislature, we were able to direct major new investments to environmental protection and infrastructure... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Why The Gang Problem Is Not Getting Fixedsetting low bonds, Criminal Court judges too accepting of inadequate plea deals
Why The Gang Problem Is Not Getting Fixed
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
setting low bonds, Criminal Court judges too accepting of inadequate plea deals and and giving short sentences. Finally, a Republican Legislature that would rather worry about who goes to the bathroom where or promoting the Bible than important... Read more
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KMBC-TV Kansas City
Schools brace for additional cuts as Kansas tries to balance budgetmake the final decisions and could chose additional alternatives or address Bro
Schools brace for additional cuts as Kansas tries to balance budget
KMBC-TV Kansas City / Posted 13 days ago
make the final decisions and could chose additional alternatives or address Brownback’s tax cuts, though that could put the Republican Legislature against the Republican governor. The Legislature will start its wrapup session on Monday. It’s... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boardwhat I think is a reasonable solution. I’ll give you another example. We talk
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
what I think is a reasonable solution. I’ll give you another example. We talk about the environment. I had a war with my Republican legislature over water takes out of Lake Erie. Every single Republican voted for the water outtake plan. I vetoed... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Governor Edwards still wants to raise taxes, minimum wagepay bill and raising more taxes to mitigate deep budget cuts, the governor will
Governor Edwards still wants to raise taxes, minimum wage
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 days ago
pay bill and raising more taxes to mitigate deep budget cuts, the governor will need cooperation from a sometimes reluctant Republican Legislature, especially in the House. "I'm committed to raising the minimum wage (from the federal rate of $7.25... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Edwards expects support to build for second special sessiona tough road in the House. And his push to increase Louisiana's minimum wage is
Edwards expects support to build for second special session
The Daily Comet / Posted 15 days ago
a tough road in the House. And his push to increase Louisiana's minimum wage is considered a long-shot in the majority Republican Legislature. SOCIAL ISSUE DEBATES The governor's drew national attention — but risked irritating GOP lawmakers —... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Edwards expects support to build for second special sessiona tough road in the House. And his push to increase Louisiana's minimum wage is
Edwards expects support to build for second special session
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 days ago
a tough road in the House. And his push to increase Louisiana's minimum wage is considered a long-shot in the majority Republican Legislature. SOCIAL ISSUE DEBATES The governor's drew national attention — but risked irritating GOP lawmakers —... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
GOP senator says Gov. Sam Brownback would not veto change to business tax exemptionin November. Yeah, and if you believe this is going to happen, I have some swa
GOP senator says Gov. Sam Brownback would not veto change to business tax exemption
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
in November. Yeah, and if you believe this is going to happen, I have some swamp land in Florida, I'll sell cheap. This republican legislature wouldn't think if stepping on Brownback's toes or the Koch brothers. They don't have the guts to do... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Wyatt Emmerich: Back-to-back public relations blundersdiscussion on this issue. The government needs to stay out of it. The religiou
Wyatt Emmerich: Back-to-back public relations blunders
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
discussion on this issue. The government needs to stay out of it. The religious freedom bill is a good example of how our Republican Legislature is focused on form over substance. Guns in churches is the best we can do? Really? What happened to... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in officethe funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the ques
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in office
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 17 days ago
the funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the question is whether or not he can do that with a Republican legislature." Engster said solving the budget problem will be a difficult task, made even harder by a... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in officethe funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the ques
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in office
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 17 days ago
the funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the question is whether or not he can do that with a Republican legislature." Engster said solving the budget problem will be a difficult task, made even harder by a... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in officethe funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the ques
Gov. Edwards approaches 100 days in office
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 17 days ago
the funds to make the government work, now he wants structural reform, the question is whether or not he can do that with a Republican legislature." Engster said solving the budget problem will be a difficult task, made even harder by a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, April 17Wilmington, this time as the headliner. He was fantastic, despite playing in th
The Buzz, April 17
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
Wilmington, this time as the headliner. He was fantastic, despite playing in the wind and cold.

■ High praise for the Republican legislature and Gov.

McCrory for standing up to LGBT minority & opposing ridiculous progressive social... Read more

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NBC News
Meet the Press - April 17, 2016to do, and in this case, a city which I still proudly call home, I think overst
Meet the Press - April 17, 2016
NBC News / Posted 17 days ago
to do, and in this case, a city which I still proudly call home, I think overstepped. And, you know, I've called out my own Republican legislature in the past, with magistrates and I've said no the magistrates need to marry after the Supreme Court... Read more
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Philly.com
Late push could unlock school project fundinghelps determine allocations for each district. The measure was the latest batt
Late push could unlock school project funding
Philly.com / Posted 20 days ago
helps determine allocations for each district. The measure was the latest battleground over education funding for Wolf and Republican legislature, but it passed with enough votes among Democrats to override a veto. So as the governor decides his... Read more
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Payson Roundup
The governor’s real agendato pay the monies approved by the voters of Arizona in Prop. 301 in 2000. The
The governor’s real agenda
Payson Roundup / Posted 22 days ago
to pay the monies approved by the voters of Arizona in Prop. 301 in 2000. The grand deal offered by Gov. ALEC and the Republican Legislature to the voters in Arizona? Take the deal or get nothing for the schools (and in turn, the students) we... Read more
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CBS News
If not Trump or Cruz, who? Meet the GOP alternativesPlus, he's seen as squishy by GOP stalwarts, having rammed through a Medicaid e
If not Trump or Cruz, who? Meet the GOP alternatives
CBS News / Posted 23 days ago
Plus, he's seen as squishy by GOP stalwarts, having rammed through a Medicaid expansion in Ohio over the objections of his Republican legislature. When they got testy, he famously lectured them about Jesus, which didn't go over well. 2. SPEAKER... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Rutledge turns back amendment for stronger ethicsconstitutional amendment to toughen ethics laws loosened by the legislature Ru
Rutledge turns back amendment for stronger ethics
Arkansas Times / Posted 23 days ago
constitutional amendment to toughen ethics laws loosened by the legislature Rutledge is a Republican. The majority Republican legislature drove ethics law changes that opened loopholes to continue lobbyist wining and dining; gave a free... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Youngstown school board President Kimble must now put children firstacademic rebirth of Youngstown schools. Under the so-called Youngstown Plan, c
Youngstown school board President Kimble must now put children first
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 days ago
academic rebirth of Youngstown schools. Under the so-called Youngstown Plan, contained in a bill passed last year by the Republican Legislature and signed into law by Republican Gov. John Kasich, the commission will appoint a chief executive... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Wyatt Emmerich: State should be more competitive on solarpanels could provide low-cost solar electricity for the fans during most of the
Wyatt Emmerich: State should be more competitive on solar
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 25 days ago
panels could provide low-cost solar electricity for the fans during most of the day. Why are the co-ops, backed by our Republican Legislature, erecting barriers to prevent this? Net metering is a big part of the fight. Net metering means if... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Statehouses try to fend off local minimum wage increaseshad a federal cast, among them wages. In Alabama, one of five states—all in th
Statehouses try to fend off local minimum wage increases
Namibia Economist / Posted 26 days ago
had a federal cast, among them wages. In Alabama, one of five states—all in the Deep South—without a minimum wage, the Republican legislature balked at efforts by Birmingham, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa to set a city-wide minimum wage. In... Read more
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Slate
Voter ID Laws Are Causing Havoc. What Are Democrats Waiting for?proximate cause of these long lines in urban, student-heavy areas is the state’
Voter ID Laws Are Causing Havoc. What Are Democrats Waiting for?
Slate / Posted 28 days ago
proximate cause of these long lines in urban, student-heavy areas is the state’s new voter identification law backed by the Republican legislature and Gov. Scott Walker. It implements strict new requirements for valid identification that excludes... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, April 6once in my entire lifetime. Politely refused. No big deal.

It looks like

The Buzz, April 6
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
once in my entire lifetime. Politely refused. No big deal.

It looks like Big Brother has finally arrived in NC. AKA republican legislature and governor.

Bathroom Bill alert. We need more Susi Hamiltons; less Rabons, Ilers, Lees,... Read more

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The Alliance Review
Kasich's policies are hurtfulthe article in the Alliance Review on March 28 regarding Alliance's money woes,
Kasich's policies are hurtful
The Alliance Review / Posted 29 days ago
the article in the Alliance Review on March 28 regarding Alliance's money woes, it is plain to see the tax cuts pushed by Gov. John Kasich and supported by the Republican legislature have taken their toll on the cities, townships and villages in Oh... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
The Buzz, April 6-

Wife in public restroom. Man enters next stall. Wife screams. Man says he

The Buzz, April 6
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 29 days ago
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Wife in public restroom. Man enters next stall. Wife screams. Man says he is transgender woman. Thanks republican legislature.

Politicians instead of giving us what we want in our government give us what they think we... Read more

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Raw Story
TV show and PayPal projects canceled in North Carolina in response to GOP’s anti-LGBT lawfor the LGBT community and regulating public bathrooms usage by transgender peo
TV show and PayPal projects canceled in North Carolina in response to GOP’s anti-LGBT law
Raw Story / Posted 29 days ago
for the LGBT community and regulating public bathrooms usage by transgender people — which was passed quickly by the Republican legislature and governor after the city of Charlotte had enacted an ordinance to allow transgender people to use... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
PayPal to withdraw Charlotte expansion over LGBT lawThe law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, respo
PayPal to withdraw Charlotte expansion over LGBT law
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 29 days ago
The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that would have extended protections to gays and lesbians as well as bisexual and transgender people while... Read more
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Raw Story
North Carolina Lt. Gov.: The real discrimination is having to share bathrooms with transgender peoplefor the LGBT community and regulating public bathrooms usage by transgender peo
North Carolina Lt. Gov.: The real discrimination is having to share bathrooms with transgender people
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
for the LGBT community and regulating public bathrooms usage by transgender people, which was passed quickly by the Republican legislature and governor after the city of Charlotte had enacted an ordinance to allow transgender people to use... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Hundreds protest HB2 in downtown RaleighHouse Bill 2. Hundreds were there at the protest calling for Pat McCrory to re
Hundreds protest HB2 in downtown Raleigh
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
House Bill 2. Hundreds were there at the protest calling for Pat McCrory to repeal the law. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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FOX News
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina gov to repeal new lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina gov to repeal new law
FOX News / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Pressure mounting on North Carolina over controversial discrimination lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
Pressure mounting on North Carolina over controversial discrimination law
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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The Times Leader
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
The Times Leader / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
CEOs, governments speak against North Carolina lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
CEOs, governments speak against North Carolina law
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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KTVN Reno
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
KTVN Reno / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
WGEM Quincy / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal lawthan 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcom
PepsiCo CEO asks North Carolina governor to repeal law
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 1 months ago
than 120. New executives include those from Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Qualcomm and EMC Corp. The law, approved by the Republican legislature and GOP Gov. Pat McCrory, responded to a Charlotte City Council ordinance approved in February that... Read more
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