Teacher aides are one of the sticking points in the current budget negotiations between the NC House and Senate. The Senate would eliminate 8,500 teacher assistants over the next two years while the House would keep them.
If the GOP is the party of old white guys, it is becoming less so. Consider North Carolina’s face in national GOP party circles. Two of the three state’s members of the Republican National Committee are now African-Americans.
In a day of hyperpartisanship, Joe Biden is a throwback to an earlier era when our nation’s political leaders tried to forge personal relationships and find common ground with people of different backgrounds, political parties and philosophies.
The scandal involving Democratic House Speaker Jim Black and the chiropractors is brought to light as the Republican-controlled House voted 68 to 43 on April 29 to pass the chiropractors’ bill again in a bipartisan vote.