Rep. Becky Carney
Weekend reads: Sidestepping scandal, a decade of failure, and increasing cardiac arrest survival
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 […]
Setting politics aside, NC lawmakers approve bill to increase survival from cardiac arrest
“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
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.