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Bonds Conclude City and Town Residents’ Ballots

by Mary Hopper Every two years or so, the City of Charlotte places various bond issues on the ballot to pay for needs identified by a combination of staff, City Council and citizen input. Once City staff helps compile and... Continue Reading →

Carolyn Eberly Featured in Time Magazine

Time’s cover story is all about “The Wave Makers: How the Outraged Got Organized.”  And there looking back at us from a two page spread (pp.22-23) is Waxhaw-based Carolyn Eberly and her Indivisible NC 9 cohorts who “have been knocking... Continue Reading →

Meck Soil and Water Conservation Candidates

by Mary Hopper Six are vying for the two non-partisan slots as Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors.  Barbara Bleiweis has a real passion for protecting our threatened urban farmland including the 237 farms that remain in our county.... Continue Reading →

Vote!

Remember to VOTE on Nov 6 Don't know who to vote for?  Don't know who's on your ballot?  Don't understand the proposed constitutional amendments? Compare Candidate Statements and Find Early Voting and Election Day Information With the Vote411 .org Nonpartisan... Continue Reading →

As mama always said – make good choices!

Do you know where the candidates stand on a woman's right to choose? Please see the following Voter Guide provided by Charlotte Reproductive Action Network. If you have any questions , please contact them directly: charlottereproactionnetwork@gmail.com    

The Supremes

Keep the judiciary balanced and fair Cast informed votes in the November election by Mary Hopper Thanks to the incessant tinkering of the General Assembly, the judicial races have been in a perpetual state of flux. Layer on top of... Continue Reading →

Protect Immigrant Families Today

Proposed Changes Will Hurt Families, Communities Last week, the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) published for public comment proposed changes to the "public charge" rules that will effectively overhaul our nation's immigration system to restrict immigration access based... Continue Reading →

NC’s Unnecessary Constitutional Amendments

by Brian O'Leary and Vennie Bobis There are six proposed amendments to the  Constitution of the State of North Carolina that will be on the ballot during the election this November 6th. Unlike some other states, North Carolina does not... Continue Reading →

Fair Maps – End Gerrymandering

Common Cause NC joins our partners in the nonpartisan NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform to ask all candidates for the NC General Assembly if they pledge to support the creation of an independent, nonpartisan redistricting process for congressional and legislative... Continue Reading →

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