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NC Budget Director Art Pope


Art Pope is a very influential figure in North Carolina and, as he's risen through the ranks he's become a rather controversial one as well. Chairman, CEO and President of Variety Wholesalers and a foundation, he is also the state budget director, appointed to the job by Governor McCrory, for whose campaign Pope volunteered. A former legislator, Art Pope is making waves in his new job and joins us to talk about holding the state's purse strings. (This show was pre-recorded.)

Art Pope 
- North Carolina State Budget Director, Chairman of the Board and CEO and President of Variety Wholesalers Inc., and Chairman and President of the John William Pope Foundation