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Art Pope (Rebroadcast)


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 of 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. We revisit our conversation with him from April about holding the state's purse strings.  We listen back to our conversation from April with State Budget Director and champion of conservative causes Art Pope.