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Money, Influence And Politics In North Carolina


With Republicans in control of the legislature and Governor’s office, North Carolina has made a turn to the right. But that turn runs deeper than just the ideology of our elected representatives. There are some lesser-known organizations and individuals exerting influence and helping to set the legislative agenda. The influence of money on policy happens on both sides of the aisle and we take a closer look.


Jim Morrill - Political reporter for the Charlotte Observer
John Frank - Political Reporter for News & Observer / Charlotte Observer
Chris Kromm - Publisher, Facing South/Southern Exposure and Director, Institute for Southern Studies