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Is the High Court Political? Elon Poll Details N.C. Confidence in Supreme Court PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:42

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - As the nation awaits a monumental ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court related to the Affordable Care Act, many North Carolinians say they have confidence in the high court.

The latest Elon University Poll asked this question:


How much confidence do you have at this time in the U.S. Supreme Court?
 
Results In North Carolina:

A great deal: 10 percent
A fair amount: 46 percent
Not very much: 34 percent
None at all: 5 percent
Don’t know/refused: 5 percent
 
Results In the United States:

A great deal: 11 percent
A fair amount: 49 percent
Not very much: 29 percent
None at all: 5 percent
Don’t know/refused: 6 percent

The full poll results can be found at elon.edu.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 05:44
 
Heather Grant Announces Run For State Insurance Commissioner PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 15 June 2015 06:01

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) -  U.S. Army veteran and former U.S. Senate candidate Heather Grant will seek the Republican nomination for North Carolina Insurance Commissiner.

Grant made the announcement Friday.

She is from Wilkes county and is a nurse practitioner.

Democrat Wayne Goodwin holds the seat today.

 
Cumberland County Democrat Rick Glazier Resigns, Will Lead Liberal Advocacy Group PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 12 June 2015 05:46

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Veteran Demcratic House legislator Rick Glazier announced this week that he will vacate his Cumberland County seat to take a job as the head of the liberal advocacy group the N.C. Justice Center.

Glazier made his announcement on the House floor in a speech where he said he had enjoyed working with his colleagues and described the atmosphere in the legislature as increasingly partisan.

He will stay in his seat until the end of the long session. Democrats will recommend a replacement, giving that person a leg up on a possible run for the seat in 2016.

 
Pat McCrory For Vice President? Audience Member Gets a Laugh From Governor PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 June 2015 05:22

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A member of the audience at a Fayetteville event featuring Gov. Pat McCrory made news this week by asking the governor if he would leave North Carolina if he was picked to be vice president.

The governor laughed off the suggestion, which was made during his visit to discuss his two bond proposal packages, valued at roughly $3 billion for transportation and other infrastructure.

McCrory later told media he's committed to being governor of North Carolina.

 
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