Art Pope http://wunc.org en Bill Moyers Turns His Lens On North Carolina And Politics http://wunc.org/post/bill-moyers-turns-his-lens-north-carolina-and-politics <p>Bill Moyers takes an in-depth look at the changing political climate here in North Carolina this week in a new documentary, State of Conflict: North Carolina.</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="281" mozallowfullscreen="" src="//player.vimeo.com/video/82605522" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="500"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://vimeo.com/82605522">State of Conflict: North Carolina</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user9013478">BillMoyers.com</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p><p>Here's how Moyers frames the story:</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:05:30 +0000 Carol Jackson 28474 at http://wunc.org Bill Moyers Turns His Lens On North Carolina And Politics Fact Checking Art Pope And William Barber’s Impromptu Debate http://wunc.org/post/fact-checking-art-pope-and-william-barber-s-impromptu-debate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An </span><a href="http://wunc.org/post/nc-budget-chief-debates-top-critic" style="line-height: 1.5;">accidental debate</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> between state budget director Art Pope and state NAACP President Rev. William Barber this month was a rare chance encounter between two of the best known conservative and liberal voices in state politics.</span></p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:07:48 +0000 Jorge Valencia 27174 at http://wunc.org Fact Checking Art Pope And William Barber’s Impromptu Debate NC Budget Chief Debates With Top Critic http://wunc.org/post/nc-budget-chief-debates-top-critic <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Rev. William Barber, who led weekly protests this year against laws passed by North Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature, gathered with a few of his supporters Monday outside the state budget office to criticize a man they say supports policies that hurt poor people.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:28:42 +0000 Jorge Valencia 26725 at http://wunc.org NC Budget Chief Debates With Top Critic State Officials And Lawmakers Discuss Rural Center's Future http://wunc.org/post/state-officials-and-lawmakers-discuss-rural-centers-future <p>State lawmakers in Raleigh held a meeting Tuesday to discuss moving funding from some non-profit groups to the <a href="http://www.nccommerce.com/">state Department of Commerce</a>. The joint oversight commission included an update on the shrinking of the state’s <a href="http://www.ncruralcenter.org/">Rural Economic Development Center</a>, a formerly powerful organization that provided grants to rural areas. Most of the center’s assets are in the process of shifting to the Department of Commerce.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:39:42 +0000 Jessica Jones 24924 at http://wunc.org State Officials And Lawmakers Discuss Rural Center's Future