Rep. Becky Carney

NC General Assembly (Photo: Clayton Henkel)

Weekend reads: Sidestepping scandal, a decade of failure, and increasing cardiac arrest survival

BY: - July 9, 2023

In this issue: 1. ‘Resolved’ but still relevant? Tim Moore appears to sidestep another potential scandal By Joe Killian This week North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) quietly resolved a lawsuit over his relationship with another man’s wife, making it the latest in a long series of personal and political scandals Moore has managed […]

Rep. Becky Carney speaks on the House floor

Setting politics aside, NC lawmakers approve bill to increase survival from cardiac arrest

BY: - July 6, 2023

“I believe I was saved for many reasons, unknown to me.” It has been 14 years since Representative Becky Carney went into cardiac arrest at her legislative desk. Not a year goes by that she doesn’t think about the ordeal that could have ended very differently for the Mecklenburg County Democrat. “My colleague on the […]

Once on the fast track, super-secret energy bill derailed over costs, nukes, and unproven claims

BY: - June 18, 2021

Rep. John Szoka says House Bill 951 "is not perfect." That, opponents say, is an understatement. For the past five months, the workings of a top secret energy group was so hush-hush that if someone was caught leaking information they would be expelled as an outcast and a pariah.