Tuesday at the General Assembly

By: - August 31, 2005 4:43 am

Raleigh News & Observer
The Associated Press

Winning big

– North Carolina will have a lottery once Gov. Mike Easley’s signs a bill Wednesday that cleared the Senate because of two absent senators and the lieutenant governor. The Senate voted 25-24 in favor of creating a lottery its supporters hope will generate $400 million annually for college scholarships, and school construction and other education initiatives. (more…)

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Chris Fitzsimon

Chris Fitzsimon, Founder and Executive Director of N.C. Policy Watch, writes the Fitzsimon File, delivers a radio commentary broadcast on WRAL-FM and hosts "News and Views," a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina. [email protected] 919-861-2066