"The big need or the big aspiration right now in my mind is, how do you do something akin to C-SPAN in North Carolina? We need to have cameras — both video and audio — in state legislative chambers and the committee meetings in the legislature and
-Ferrel Guillory on North Carolina's Sunshine Week
"The best way to measure things is to benchmark against your competitors, and within a year I hope we're at least beating South Carolina — my gosh, we ought to be at least beating South Carolina."
Governor Pat McCrory said on unemployment in North Carolina
McCrory General Counsel Robert Stephens on controversial public records policy put into place in McCrory administration.
"Preliminary estimates are ... between $20 (million) and $30 million for the state and about $10 (million) to $13 million annually for local governments."
-Barry Boardman, North Carolina legislature's chief economist in response to amazon.com collecting sales tax in North Carolina.
"Our campaign will have one of the largest, most effective turnout and field efforts in North Carolina history, and we're laser focused on recruiting the thousands of volunteers we need to make it happen.”
-Sadie Wiener, spokeswoman for North Carolina State Senator Kay Hagan
"This is what's wrong with Washington. That a Congresswoman would go there and vote for what is bad for military families and others in the state of North Carolina just because party leaders told her to." -Clay Aiken
Aiken is referring to how Congresswoman Renee Elmers voted based on how party leaders told her to vote instead of how her constituents wanted her to vote.
- Rev. William Barber, NAACP President. This comment was made in reference to the compilation of changes to North Carolina's campaign and election laws. The overall article was about the law suit filed by Attorney General Eric Holder, challenging North Carolina's tough new elections law.
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"I hope you will tell the folks downtown that we have enough cuts. It’s time now to increase the funding for the university system."
"There is a time and place for everything - our schools are not the place for politics and our children should not be the pawns."
“He was a tactician – oiling the gears, turning the crank, making the machinery of a campaign work.”