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10.23.13
2013 Fall Newsletter
07.02.13
Interview with Rep. Torbett On New Transportation Strategy
05.09.13
Metro Mayors Q&A with Rep. Tim Moffitt
03.19.13
North Carolina’s jobless rate inches up to 9.5 percent (News&Observer)
03.11.13
Mayors meet state government leaders (Lake Norman Citizen)
03.08.13
Swain: McCrory meeting was a start (Charlotte Observer)
03.08.13
Concord Mayor Padgett meets with Governor McCrory (WBTV)
03.08.13
Concord mayor meets with governor, legislative leadership (Independent Tribune)
03.07.13
Woodson meets with McCrory at Mayors Coalition(Salisbury Post)
03.06.13
McCrory says cities are NC’s economic engines (The Associated Press)
03.06.13
McCrory meeting with mayors’ group he helped found (WRAL)
03.06.13
McCrory backs voter ID, pink licenses; asks mayors for help with drug courts (WRAL)
02.25.13
DNA as crime prevention tool has risks, benefits (News & Record)
02.08.13
WNC crime lab moves ahead (Citizen Times)
02.06.13
Sen. Rucho pushing regional airport authority (Charlotte Observer )
02.05.13
Everyone wants change in transportation system, but most don’t want to pay for it (The Washington Post)
02.04.13
Gas Tax Loses Favor as Governors Look for New Transportation Money (Stateline)
02.04.13
Senate bill would tap N.C. Railroad for millions (The News and Observer)
01.29.13
NC Republicans get big chance in 2013 legislature(News & Observer)
01.29.13
New pro-business tax study outlines four big proposals(News & Observer)
01.29.13
Next North Carolina state budget will be tight, authors say (News & Observer)
01.29.13
Christensen: Tax overhaul could backfire on Republicans (News & Observer)
01.29.13
Sharon Decker lays out priorities at Charlotte Chamber meeting(Charlotte Observer)
01.14.13
10 issues to watch during the new legislative session (StarNewsOnline)
01.14.13
City, county may pay SBI for quicker lab work (Herald Sun)
01.07.13
State needs to let cities thrive (Winston-Salem Journal)
01.07.13
N.C. highway deaths up slightly last year, but still lower than pre-recession years (The News and Observer)
01.07.13
Editorial: Asheville water fight bears close watching (News&Record)
12.17.12
The Road to Tomorrow (NC SPIN)
12.17.12
Sweepstakes Games (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
12.17.12
Urban Interests (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
12.17.12
Committee Chairs (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
12.10.12
Cities and Republicans (Talking About Politics)
12.10.12
Legislative Priorities (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
12.10.12
New Legislators (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
12.06.12
DOT municipal partnership program cuts red tape, gets high marks from towns (Bangor Daily News)
11.14.12
Government Borrowing (TRIANGLE BUSINESS JOURNAL)
11.08.12
Voters Approve Nearly 70% of State & Local Transportation Ballot Initiatives (ARTBA)
11.08.12
The TABOR question (WRAL)
11.07.12
Arizona DOT Releases Study on Correlation between Land Use and Congestion (AASHTO Journal)
11.07.12
Transportation policy largely absent from presidential race; Obama, Romney lack funding plan (The Washington Post)
11.07.12
Durham, High Point in running for Bloomberg’s Mayors Challenge (Charlotte Business Journal)
11.06.12
Election Night: 7 burning N.C. questions (Charlotte Observer)
10.31.12
No breakthrough for Charlotte city council on streetcar (Charlotte Observer)
10.29.12
WHY IT MATTERS: Creaky bridges, potholed roads, tricky politics (Washington Post)
10.19.12
Railroad Money (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
10.19.12
I-95 improvements could take 80 years without tolls (WRAL.com)
10.18.12
Railroad Money(THE INSIDER)
10.17.12
Light Rail (THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER)
10.11.12
Charlotte-Raleigh Amtrak passenger growth on fast track (Charlotte Business Journal)
10.10.12
Amtrak ridership hits record high even as Republicans call for eliminating federal subsidies (Washington Post)
10.09.12
No Tolls (THE INSIDER)
10.09.12
Fixing Something That is Actually Broken (The Mountaineer)
10.08.12
2012 Election Year Special Edition Newsletter
10.08.12
Failure of T-SPLOST Spurs New Policies in Transportation Funding (Monroe Patch)
10.03.12
Census report finds ‘pulse in the urban core’ of America (CSMonitor.com)
10.03.12
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney talk infrastructure in Plain Dealer interviews (Cleveland.com)
10.03.12
Agency seeking funding solutions (The Hutchinson News)
10.03.12
After LaHood (National Journal)
09.27.12
Pa. officials tout promise of public-private transportation partnerships (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
09.13.12
City, County employees retire in their 50’s and earn $100K+ pensions (WCNC.com)
09.13.12
North Carolina’s Transportation Future
09.11.12
Emerging Trend: Bicycle-Friendly Business Districts (Transportation Issues Daily)
09.10.12
Muni app seeks to improve fleet, crews (The San Francisco Chronicle)
09.10.12
Texas and California’s Contrasting High-Speed Rail Attempts (Governing)
08.14.12
Uncertain future for N.C. film incentives (StarNews)
08.14.12
New Approach Curbs Crime in High Point, North Carolina (IIP Digital)
08.13.12
The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Vision for Healthy Communities Through Sustainable Transportation (N C Med J.)
08.13.12
County, city talk sales tax revenue (StarNews)
08.06.12
Bridge Project (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
07.30.12
Raleigh’s Bet on the Electric Car: Only Time Will Tell (Raleigh Public Record)
07.30.12
McGuireWoods lobbies for Wilmington (Lumina News)
07.26.12
Film Production (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
07.24.12
State won’t jump on the GARVEE train, officials say (PA Independent)
07.24.12
Closing In (WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL)
07.17.12
City to review water-sewer extension policies (The Herald Sun)
07.17.12
North Carolina Limits Cities’ Ability to Grow (Stateline)
07.17.12
DOT withdraws Garden Parkway permit requests (The Charlotte Observer)
07.12.12
Ex-House Speaker Harold Brubaker resigning (WRAL)
07.10.12
TBJ reveals Triangle’s Most Influential Business Leaders (Triangle Business Journal)
07.10.12
GOP delivered, Berger says (News & Record)
07.02.12
Perdue budget veto brings uncertainty (News & Observer)
07.02.12
Audit: DOT workers in Haywood waste thousands (Black Mountain News)
07.02.12
Republicans ‘think jobs,’ and a rural county waits for them (News & Observer)
07.02.12
Perdue vetoes fracking bill, says environmental safeguards lacking (News and Observer)
07.02.12
Op-ed: Longest – Tax the billboards, skip the tolls (Fayetteville Observer)
06.28.12
Durham replaces Winston-Salem as state’s fourth-largest city in latest Census estimate (Winston-Salem Journal)
06.28.12
New census figures show Charlotte among fastest-growing cities (Charlotte Observer)
06.28.12
Film Incentives (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
06.28.12
Video Sweepstakes (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
06.28.12
Tax Auditing(THE INSIDER)
06.28.12
Budget Push (THE INSIDER)
06.28.12
Ferry Tolls (THE INSIDER)
06.28.12
Tuesday: ‘Moving Mooresville Forward 2017′ (MOORESVILLE TRIBUNE)
06.21.12
The Simple Math That Can Save Cities From Bankruptcy (The Atlantic Cities)
06.21.12
Mayor interrupts WBTV interview after pushing budget plan (WBTV)
05.21.12
Subdivisions go urban as housing market changes (USA TODAY )
05.21.12
GOP lawmakers float 2 measures to restrict annexation (Wilmington Star News)
05.08.12
Greenville leaders pitch initiatives (Daily Reflector)
05.08.12
Monroe recognized for aerospace industry (Charlotte Observer)
05.07.12
Mayor Perkins To Israel For Int’l Mayors Conference (WFMY)
05.02.12
NC still expecting small surplus this budget year (News & Observer)
04.26.12
Red-Light Cameras (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
04.26.12
Air Quality (THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER)
04.25.12
I-95 Tolls (THE FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER)
04.25.12
Population Patterns (WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL)
04.24.12
Bubble U.: High Point University (Bloomberg Businessweek)
04.24.12
Hundreds greet wounded Marine returning from Afghanistan (WCNC)
04.23.12
Legislators from both parties face tough primaries (The Associated Press)
04.19.12
Bill legalizing fracking in NC will be taken up in May session (Charlotte Observer)
04.19.12
Effort aims to unify state’s top cities (PlanCharlotte)
04.18.12
Why the Federal Government Should Give More Power to Mayors (The Atlantic Cities)
04.18.12
Why Urban States Are More Productive Than Rural Ones (StateImpact)
04.17.12
Toll Opposition (WILSON DAILY TIMES)
04.17.12
Poking Holes in the WSJ’s Transportation Editorial (US Chamber of Commerce)
04.16.12
Asheville should lose water system, state committee says (Citizen Times)
04.16.12
North Carolina Chosen to Host Statewide Mayoral Summit on Afterschool 5 Mayors to be Named “Champions of Afterschool” (News from the National League of Cities)
04.10.12
How Governments Abuse Their Power(John Hood’s Daily Journal)
04.09.12
Appointed (NEWS RELEASE)
04.09.12
Census shows people concentrating in cities, with widespread population loss in N.C. counties (Winston-Salem Journal)
04.09.12
Garden Parkway (THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER)
04.09.12
Eminent Domain (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
04.04.12
Bingham preparing annexation bill similar to House measure (The Dispatch)
04.03.12
Editorial: Cities must grow (News & Record)
04.03.12
Wake judge right to hold up new annexation law (Charlotte Observer)
04.03.12
Annexation decision must be revisited (TheTimesNews.com)
03.29.12
Legislative evaluators recommend three-year emissions exemption (WRAL)
03.28.12
Time to Start Filling Holes (John Hood’s Daily Journal)
03.28.12
Judge strikes down law undoing Lexington annexation (Winston-Salem Journal)
03.28.12
Judge rules portions of N.C. annexation law are unconstitutional (News & Observer)
03.28.12
Judge rules anti-annexation petition process unconstitutional (StarNewsOnline.com)
03.28.12
Companies factor chance for tolls in considering NC operations (WRAL)
03.28.12
Judge strikes down new method limiting annexations (Associated Press)
03.27.12
Move afoot to revise system for setting fuel taxes in N.C. (Triangle Business Journal)
03.27.12
Local Officials Push Higher Congressional Support for the Community Development Block Grant (NLC)
03.27.12
Putting Down the Blacktop (The Mountaineer)
03.27.12
Republicans to Take Their Bite at Tax Reform (The Mountaineer)
03.27.12
GOP highway plan in trouble (Politico)
03.27.12
Fayetteville gets new city manager amid consent search controversy (WRAL.com)
03.27.12
Judge: annexation petition process unconstitutional (WECT)
03.27.12
Dialing and Driving (WRAL NEWS)
03.27.12
Late Taxes (WILMINGTON STAR-NEWS)
03.26.12
Governor Bev Perdue was in the East on Friday to give her advice on improving the state’s economy (Eyewitness News 9)
03.14.12
Local bill giving county power over annexations headed to Raleigh (The Dispatch)
03.14.12
Mayor launches campaign against childhood obesity (The Winston-Salem Journal)
03.13.12
Hold the phone: Council deadlocks on talking while driving (News and Observer)
03.12.12
Ellmers files bill to block I-95 tolls (News & Observer)
03.06.12
Appellate court strikes down video sweepstakes ban (News & Observer)
01.31.12
Justice Reinvestment Act ‘changes everything’ (StarNewsOnline)
01.26.12
Roadside trees will be lost to billboards (News & Observer)
01.26.12
A change of scenery: Trees around billboards may be cut (Times-News)
01.26.12
Which Way Should We Pay (for transportation)? By John Hood
01.06.12
NC towns look to head off ‘fracking’ (WRAL)
01.04.12
A Summary of North Carolina Transportation Funding
01.03.12
Rep. Chuck McGrady recognized by NC mayors coalition for work to protect local billboard decisions (Mountain X)
01.03.12
FIRST ON 3: Sen. Berger tells Mayor Saffo to back off fighting annexation law, or else (WWAY)
01.03.12
Editorial: In Turn – Senate leader shouldn’t mug justice (Fayetteville Observer)
01.03.12
2012 sizing up as unparalleled year in NC politics (WRAL)
01.03.12
2012 Winter Newsletter
01.03.12
Mooneyham: Republicans dominate 2011 (Reflector)
01.03.12
Mayors coalition honors McGrady (BlueRidgeNow)
12.16.11
US mayors decry rise in poverty, homelessness (AFP)
12.14.11
Red Line Moves Forward (WFAE)
12.14.11
Off the Rails (Carolina Journal)
12.08.11
Gastonia council fires city manager (The Charlotte Observer)
12.08.11
Highway Medians (Asheville Citizen-Times)
12.07.11
John Hood’s Daily Journal Careful What You Wish For
12.07.11
NC Metropolitan Mayors Commission held in Charlotte (News 14)
12.07.11
Fayetteville joins lawsuit over North Carolina’s annexation reform law (Fayetteville Observer)
11.09.11
Local Elections Results
10.28.11
Salisbury mayor appointed to gang task force (Salisbury Post)
10.27.11
Monroe Bypass (CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL)
10.24.11
Winston-Salem Boasts No. 2 Best Downtown in America (NCDC)
10.11.11
Grannis Appointment (The Fayetteville Observer)
08.10.11
2011 Fall Newsletter
08.09.11
Powell Bill Laws Have Changed, Are You Prepared?
08.05.11
Hagan Embraces NC Mayors’ Call for Bipartisanship in Washington DC (Press Release)
08.02.11
US states may hit borrow button if federal aid cut (Reuters)
08.01.11
Treme reflects on his tenure (Salisbury Post)
08.01.11
Mayor Bell’s Letter to Washington Regarding Debt Ceiling
08.01.11
White House Blog: State and Local Officials Join the Call for Compromise
07.26.11
Rabon appointed chairman of transportation oversight committee (Star News)
07.21.11
Doug Paris named interim city manager (Salisbury Post)
07.13.11
District maps: GOP, Mecklenburg stand to gain (Charlotte Observer)
07.07.11
NC Office of Courts Budget Memo and Biotech Budget
07.07.11
Election season opens with a bang (The Carrboro Citizen)
07.06.11
Budget fires consume Wilmington, many other cities (New York Times)
06.30.11
Crime Rate (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
06.21.11
NC Represented at Annual U.S. Mayoral Meeting (NCMM)
06.21.11
Report: Local employment to recover by 2014 (Charlotte Observer)
06.13.11
Film Activity (ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES)
06.10.11
Global TransPark (M2M POLITICS)
06.08.11
Summary of Billboard Bill S183
06.08.11
Audit: N.C. loses millions in uncollected fines (News & Record)
06.03.11
Coming our way – more billboards and less greenery (Gaston Gazette)
05.25.11
Former Gov to Current Mayor: Keep up Billboard Fight (News and Observer)
05.23.11
Perdue, fans, foes on broadband bill decision (Wral)
05.17.11
Billboard bill should be nixed (Op Ed by Mayor Bellamy) (Asheville Citizen Times)
05.17.11
Appearance, local control (Op Ed by Mayor Bell) (News and Observer)
05.13.11
Working on rail (News & Observer)
05.13.11
Bill to increase clear-cutting for billboards denies local voice (Op Ed by Mayor Stultz) (Charlotte Observer)
05.12.11
Going After Gangs As A Public Nuisance (Fox Charlotte)
05.09.11
Perdue benefits from Democratic OKs for NC budget (AP)
05.05.11
NC gov says Democrats will side with her on budget (AP)
05.02.11
Susan Kluttz: Setting the record straight on good news for Fibrant (Salisbury Post)
04.29.11
House plan will derail progress on N.C. trains (Charlotte Observer)
04.28.11
Revised Senate bill nixes digital billboards but would expand tree cutting (Indy Week)
04.28.11
Revised billboard bill moves along in Senate (News & Observer)
04.26.11
Ex-prosecutor Grannis interested in Board of Transportation seat (Fayetteville Observer)
04.26.11
ADVANCED ENERGY RELEASES CHARGING STATION INSTALLATION GUIDEBOOK FOR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS AND INSPECTORS AT 2011 EDTA CONFERENCE
04.26.11
Loop funds may be victim to new rankings (The Herald Sun)
04.25.11
Chair City council stays neutral on state gas tax (The Dispatch)
04.25.11
Urban Loop could be delayed (News & Record)
04.20.11
NC House panel nixes Legislature OK for rail grant (Associated Press)
04.19.11
NC annexation bill would give say to landowners (Associated Press)
04.18.11
Gas-tax pennies add up to big benefit (Winston-Salem Journal)
04.08.11
Why North Carolina should accept federal money for rail (Charlotte Observer)
04.07.11
Lawmakers Posture for Potential Legal Battle Over Redistricting (NCFEF)
04.07.11
New Hanover might be split into two Senate districts (Star News)
04.07.11
Senate panel ready to start drawing political maps (M2Mpolitics)
04.07.11
Editorial – State lawmakers should reject bills that trample local decisions (StarNews)
04.07.11
Mixed signals on rail funding (News and Observer)
04.07.11
N.C. roads need all the gas tax they can get (The Winston-Salem Journal)
04.07.11
… real benefits (News and Observer)
04.07.11
Rail deals (News and Observer)
04.05.11
2011 Winter Newsletter
04.05.11
GOP’s Killian takes on big fights (Charlotte Observer)
04.05.11
Governor calls on counties to dip into savings to bridge funding gaps (News & Observer)
04.04.11
Off-Track (News & Observer)
03.31.11
Troop deployments cost N.C. an extra seat in Congress (Associated Press)
03.31.11
New Hanover might be split into two Senate districts (Star News)
03.31.11
1st redistricting meeting goes on without NC House (News & Observer)
03.30.11
Rail Money (NEWS & OBSERVER)
03.29.11
Growth brings challenges (Lake Norman News)
03.29.11
Census numbers show Triangle is 1.6 million strong (News&Observer)
03.29.11
Legislator Wants to Kill $152 Million for Mecklenburg Rail Projects (News & Observer)
03.29.11
Council wants rail money(The Herald Sun)
03.29.11
Capping the Gas Tax (The Insider)
03.29.11
Editorial: Fast track or dead end? (Salisbury Post)
03.29.11
Gas Tax Cap Opposed (HIGH POINT ENTERPRISE)
03.28.11
Editorial: Fibrant war, one down, more to go (Salisbury Post)
03.28.11
Proposed cap on gas tax could hurt local roads (Fayetteville Observer)
03.28.11
Many hail North Carolina annexation (News and Observer)
03.24.11
On the fast track (News & Record)
03.24.11
Panel takes dim view of electronic billboards (News& Observer)
03.24.11
Senate bill to allow digital billboards remains in committee after Wednesday talks (Indy Week)
03.24.11
Digital billboard fight turns on jobs, trees, local control (Charlotte Observer)
03.23.11
GOP bill would halt fast rail (News & Observer)
03.23.11
Don’t block broadband (News & Observer)
03.23.11
Municipal broadband service is a matter of fairness (Winston Salem Journal)
03.23.11
Bill would allow wider use of digital billboards (News& Observer)
03.23.11
Winston-Salem Residents Fight State Billboard Proposal (Fox 8 News)
03.23.11
Wilmington City Council approves Inland Greens purchase (WWAY)
03.22.11
N.C. deal sets train on fast track (News & Observer)
03.22.11
More digital billboards could pop up in North Carolina (WECT)
03.22.11
Opponents lining up against billboard bill (WRAL)
03.22.11
City council worried about proposed gas tax cap (Star News)
03.21.11
Weatherly elected to the coalition (Apex Herald)
03.21.11
Digital Billboards (THE FAYETTEVILLE OBSERVER)
03.17.11
Asheville exceeds NC’s average population growth (Citizens Times)
03.17.11
Gas Tax Cap, State Budget, Billboards, Census Update March 17
03.17.11
Stage set for fireworks in Raleigh (Citizen Times)
03.17.11
Census: Asheville population increased 21 percent in last 10 years (Citizen Times)
03.17.11
Mayor calls census numbers ’skewed’ ( Citizen Times)
03.17.11
Black Mountain disputes census count (Citizen Times)
03.17.11
Wilmington grew more than 40 percent this decade, ranks as eighth largest N.C. city (Star News)
03.17.11
Area towns appealing census data due to fears of losing funding (Star News)
03.17.11
Redistricting could add New Hanover senator (Star News)
03.17.11
Statesville may dispute census figures (Charlotte Observer)
03.17.11
Indian Trail leads Union in population (Charlotte Observer)
03.17.11
Population growth slows in Catawba Valley (Charlotte Observer)
03.17.11
N.C. DOT wants toll lane on boulevard (Charlotte Observer)
03.17.11
Eyeing a new map (Citizens Times)
03.17.11
Opinion 2010 results should reshape NC map (Citizen Times)
03.17.11
Economic Forecast (THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER)
03.16.11
Fibrant hires lobbyist (Salisbury Post)
03.16.11
The Broadband Battle Continues (The Insider)
03.16.11
Incense and Bath Salts (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
03.16.11
Cities Fear They May Get Stuck With Pothole Repair, Other Costs (WSOC)
03.11.11
Concealed Carry (THE INSIDER)
03.11.11
Mayor may fight on for others in broadband effort (Salisbury Post)
03.10.11
Shenanigans or not on H2 (News and Record)
03.10.11
Lawmakers must remember that ferries are vital to our transportation system (Star News)
03.10.11
Region’s growing pains may speed up a badly needed road (Wilmington Star News)
03.10.11
Hold the ‘cuffs (News& Observer)
03.09.11
NC State Senator Proposes Ending Gas Tax (NBC17)
03.09.11
Gas Tax (WRAL)
03.08.11
March 8th Update
03.08.11
Lawmakers have dim view of local control (Charlotte Observer)
03.08.11
Senate putting the pause button on some annexations (M2M Politics)
03.07.11
NCACC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETS WITH TILLIS, BERGER (NCAAC Weekly Update)
03.07.11
Cumberland’s slow growth could mean less political power in Raleigh (Fayetteville Observer)
03.07.11
Declaration of independents (Charlotte Observer)
03.07.11
Charlotte projects get boost (Charlotte Observer)
03.07.11
Daily Update March 7
03.07.11
Gov. Perdue Announces Acceleration of Start Dates for Urban Loop Projects (Press Release)
03.07.11
City leaders talk about Jordan Lake Rules delay proposal (The Times News)
03.07.11
Raleigh concerned state will pass roadway expenses to cities (WRAL)
03.07.11
Billboard bill foes team up (The Herald Sun)
03.04.11
Municipal Annexations (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
03.04.11
Toll Road (WRAL NEWS)
03.03.11
Beltway tax breaks would be good gesture, but need for road grows (Journal)
03.03.11
Metro areas are likely redistricting winners (Charlotte Observer)
03.03.11
Annexation (THE INSIDER)
03.03.11
Revenue Estimates (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
03.03.11
Video Gambling (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
03.03.11
Broadband Access (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
03.02.11
SB 109: Spending Cuts for the Current Fiscal Year (Civitas)
03.02.11
GOP leaders: Spend $100 million more for road paving and maintenance (News and Observer)
03.02.11
We Checked it Out: What do groups representing local government do? (Times-News )
03.01.11
Prison reform would be smart and save money (Winston Salem Journal)
03.01.11
Durham tax on commuters floated, sunk (WRAL)
03.01.11
Note To Council: Republicans In Charge (Rhino Times)
03.01.11
Jordan Lake Cleanup (THE NEWS & RECORD)
03.01.11
Garden Parkway( THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER)
02.28.11
Hagan on a possible government shutdown (Greensboro News and Record)
02.28.11
Perdue, mayors talk budgets, jobs (Greensboro News and Record)
02.28.11
N.C. Mayors, city managers share ideas with Gov. Perdue (News 14 Carolina)
02.22.11
Red-Light Cameras (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
02.21.11
Perdue’s Budget (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.21.11
Feb. 17 Daily Update
02.21.11
Feb. 18 Daily Update
02.21.11
Feb. 21 The Week Ahead
02.21.11
Veto foreseen, but it’s a ‘fight worth having’ (News and Observer)
02.21.11
Golden LEAF spending decisions touch off controversy (Fayetteville Observer)
02.18.11
BUDGET PROPOSAL SHIFTS COSTS TO AND TAKES FUNDS FROM COUNTIES (Association of County Commissioners)
02.18.11
Higher gas tax not likely, Berger aide says (N&O)
02.17.11
AFL-CIO and Chamber Ask For a Gas Tax Increase, Senators Agree (D.C. Streetsblog)
02.17.11
Perdue outlines cuts, keeps most of temporary sales tax in place (Wral.com)
02.16.11
Feb. 16th Daily Update
02.16.11
SBI Changes (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.16.11
Annexation (The Insider)
02.15.11
Feb. 15th Daily Update
02.15.11
Feb. 14th Update
02.15.11
Horns of a Fiscal Dilemma
02.15.11
Time for a Road Trip
02.15.11
Shrinking Shortfall ( M2M POLITICS)
02.15.11
State of the State (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.15.11
Chapel Hill works with UNC to determine impact of budget cuts (The Daily Tar Heel)
02.15.11
GOP Response: State of the state’s economy is grim ( News & Observer)
02.14.11
Justice Reinvestment (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.14.11
Video Gaming Interests (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
02.11.11
Feb. 10th Weekly Update on General Assembly
02.11.11
Synthetic Marijuana (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.11.11
Open Records (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.11.11
Spending Cuts (THE NEWS & OBSERVER)
02.11.11
Annexation (THE INSIDER)
02.10.11
Perdue: State deficit cut by $1B (WRAL)
02.09.11
Joint Transportation Appropriations Meeting 2.9.11
02.09.11
Electric-car owners might face $100 state fee (The Seattle Times)
02.08.11
Perdue ready to fight on schools and incentives (News and Observer)
02.08.11
2011 Appropriations Calendar and Budget Guidance
02.08.11
How we can use existing transportation dollars for job growth (The Hill)
02.08.11
BUDGET BALANCING (The Associated Press)
02.08.11
Video Gambling (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.07.11
GOP came ready to govern (Charlotte Observer)
02.07.11
N.C. court system seeks volunteers for job buyouts
02.04.11
Hawaii transportation committees approve higher vehicle fees to repair state roads (Canadian Business)
02.04.11
N.C. Senate prepares budget cuts (Charlotte Business Journal)
02.04.11
Lawmakers Shouldn’t Ignore Transportation Spending and Tax Cuts
02.04.11
Synthetic Drugs (THE NEWS & RECORD)
02.04.11
Sheriffs and Police Chiefs (ASHEVILLE CITIZEN-TIMES)
02.03.11
U.S. House will push for less transportation funding and local programs at risk
02.03.11
Feb. 3, 2011 Weekly Update
02.03.11
N.C. bills would place moratorium on involuntary annexations (Wilmington Star News)
02.03.11
Annual study warns against authorizing new NC debt ( News& Observer)
02.03.11
CUTTING BACK (The Associated Press)
02.03.11
Video Gambling (THE NEWS & RECORD)
02.03.11
Budget Schedule (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
02.02.11
Counties dig in on road costs (ENC Today)
02.02.11
U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations Announces Earmark Moratorium (Press Release)
02.02.11
Could N.C. use video gambling to pay the bills? (Greensboro News and Record)
02.02.11
Is a Vehicle Mileage Tax Coming to a State Near You? (The Infrastructurist)
02.01.11
Triangle unemployment rate dips to 7.7 percent (WRAL.com)
02.01.11
Budget Power (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
01.31.11
Sustainable Communities Task Force Overview
01.31.11
Executive Summary/Schedule for the 2040 NC Statewide Transportation Plan
01.31.11
NCDOT Policy to Projects Update
01.31.11
Weekly Update from the General Assembly January 28, 2011
01.26.11
General Assembly to wrestle annexation laws this year (Wilmington Star-News)
01.26.11
GOP-led N.C. Legislature opens; budget, maps ahead (AP)
01.26.11
Roads, Bridges, High-Speed Rail Are at Top Obama’s Transportation Agenda (Bloomberg)
01.25.11
Lawmakers set to convene for ‘11 session (Handy one page chart)
01.25.11
Raleigh Prepares For Plug-In 2011 Conference (AutoTrends Magazine)
01.25.11
Governor opposes privatizing NC liquor operations (AP)
01.25.11
Mayors Meet with Obama About Economic Crunch, Infrastructure Needs (PBS Newshour- Mayor Foxx Interview)
01.25.11
Perdue Picks Poker Over Liquor (Carolina Journal)
01.25.11
Senate goal: Helping private firms create jobs (News and Observer)
01.25.11
Democrats, GOP take new roles at NC session start (AP)
01.25.11
The rise of Thom Tillis (Charlotte Observer)
01.25.11
N.C. GOP will move fast on quick-hit list (Wilmington Star News)
01.25.11
Berger: Budget, education are top action items in new session (WRAL)
01.13.11
Snow and Ice (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
01.03.11
Juvenile Justice ( News & Observer)
01.03.11
Group to unveil legislative agenda to guide N.C. prison system (Wilmington Star News)
12.22.10
Outgoing speaker Hackney is new NC minority leader (News & Observer)
12.20.10
GAO Report Outlines Future Challenges for Public Transportation (AASHTO)
12.16.10
Honey: They shrank the House committees (News and Observer)
12.15.10
Senate Dems choose Nesbitt (News & Observer)
12.14.10
No Special Session (NEWS & OBSERVER)
12.10.10
House GOP Caucus begins staffing up ( News & Observer)
12.10.10
Governor hears county’s concerns ( The Laurinburg Exchange)
12.10.10
House Extends Transportation Reauthorization, But Debate Far From Over (School Transportation News)
12.09.10
Budget gap pegged at closer to $4 billion (News and Observer)
12.09.10
Foxx on Charlotte: We’re hanging on (Charlotte Post )
12.08.10
Perdue to outline her plan on budget ( News & Observer)
12.07.10
A Whole New Name Game: Parks, Transit, Schools Consider Corporate Monikers in Bid to Plug Budget Gaps (Wall Street Journal)
12.06.10
Anti-Gang Summary by City
12.06.10
In spring, mayor will decide about 6th run (News and Observer)
12.03.10
Deficit Commission: Raise the Gas Tax. And Soon. (Transportation Nation)
12.03.10
Beebe OK with letting voters decide tax hike for road improvements (Arkansas News Bureau)
12.02.10
House GOP Caucus begins staffing up (News & Observer)
12.01.10
Tom Apodaca: (See comments on annexation, eminent domain, and local sales tax) (Asheville Citizen Times)
12.01.10
GOP gets jump-start on power in Raleigh (Charlotte Observer)
12.01.10
Gov. Perdue says universities must rely on private support (Wilmington Star News)
11.30.10
Highway study: Work takes too long and costs too much
11.30.10
Cities sweat funding as Congress picks at ‘earmarks’ (USA TODAY)
11.29.10
NC legislators want to increase age for adult crimes (Asheville Citizen Times)
11.29.10
Fiscal Mission Isn’t Impossible (John Hood)
11.29.10
GOP says too late to redistrict now (ENC.com)
11.29.10
GOP takeover could complicate film incentives, annexation items (Wilmington Star News)
11.29.10
Wake County Mayors Association Legislative Agenda (From Cary Mayor Weinbrecht’s blog)
11.29.10
GOP says now’s not the time for tax reform in NC (Associated Press)
11.23.10
Mayors measure effect of belt-tightening on quality of life (USA TODAY)
11.18.10
Op-ed from Gov. Perdue calling on citizens to tell her about any rules and regulations in state government that defy common sense.
11.04.10
100 Days that Will Change North Carolina(Rep. Stam)
11.04.10
GOP leaders lay the groundwork for House, Senate leadership Stam,Tillis mentioned for House roles (M2Mpolitics.com)
10.21.10
Setting Government Straight (Gov. Perdue)
10.21.10
Mayors attack high power bills (News and Observer)
10.21.10
More local ABC boards lose money (Associated Press)
10.18.10
The North Carolina Mobility Fund: A Chance to Bring North Carolina Transportation Policy into the 21st Century (SELC)
10.18.10
Marijuana alternative’s (Spice) popularity soars (Fayetteville Observer)
10.08.10
Transportation chief vows help (Winston Salem Journal)
10.08.10
Where Are the ‘Recovery Summer’ Stimulus Projects? (The New Republic)
10.07.10
Public employees’ files not all open yet (Charlotte Observer)
10.07.10
Lawmakers get ideas on reducing recidivism (WRAL.com)
10.06.10
Perdue plans government consolidation (WRAL.com)
10.05.10
N.C. Metropolitan Mayors Coalition Begins Work on 2011 Advocacy Agenda
10.05.10
Mayors coalition sets agenda (Salisbury Post)
10.05.10
Drawing Battle Lines (WUNC) (Redistricting Story)
09.27.10
Kienitz: Administration Won’t Unveil Its (Transportation Reauthorization) Proposal Until February (AASHTO)
09.27.10
USDOT Receives Applications Worth 32 Times the Available Funds (AASHTO)
09.27.10
N.C. mayors chart strategy in Asheville (Asheville Citizen Times)
09.27.10
NC mayors meet in Asheville, seek to protect revenues (Asheville Citizen Times)
09.27.10
Hickory Mayor Attends Metro Mayors Coalition Meeting in Asheville (WHKY-TV)
09.15.10
Fall 2010 Metro Mayors Newsletter
09.15.10
Durham DA’s plight prompts rapid response (News and Observer)
09.07.10
Transport Playtime Is Over (Carolina Journal)
09.07.10
Obama Offers a Transit Plan to Create Jobs (The New York Times)
09.07.10
NCDOT leader promises fewer politics, more results (Mooresville Tribune)
08.30.10
College crowd smokes ’spice’ that imitates pot (News and Observer)
08.30.10
Panel slot ‘can’t hurt’ (Womble Committee Appointment on NCBOT) (Winston Salem Journal)
08.30.10
Conti: Garden Parkway still on table (Charlotte Observer)
08.30.10
If voters approve, streets would get bulk of Charlotte bond money (Charlotte Observer)
08.27.10
Salisbury to test fiber-optic cable system (WCNC)
08.23.10
N.C. faces $3B hole (Winston Salem Journal)
08.12.10
Seattle may create transportation taxing district (Seattle Times)
08.10.10
Two Promising New Proposals For Solving the Fiscal Shortfall (Innovation News Briefs)
08.10.10
Wilmington sued by sweepstakes game makers (Wilmington Star News)
08.06.10
Thousands Seek Aid from DOT’s 2010 Grant Pool (Journal of Commerce)
08.06.10
Road funding emerges as campaign issue in Idaho governor’s race (Times News)
08.05.10
Some state road projects lose out under new funding formula (WRAL.com)
08.05.10
Change in ARC funding formula bodes well for WNC (Asheville Citizen Times)
08.05.10
Urban loops (Jim Trogdon Ltr to Editor) (Winston Salem Journal)
08.03.10
Sell — Then Make a Political Sale (Video Poker and ABC Privitization) (Carolina Journal)
08.02.10
NC angles for bigger slice of ARC money (Asheville Citizen Times)
08.02.10
2 sections of Greensboro loop tapped for completion (Greensboro News and Record)
08.02.10
Good news, bad news for Brunswick leg of bypass (Wilmington Star News)
08.02.10
Fayetteville’s I-295 tops draft priority list for DOT (WRAL.com)
08.02.10
Residents urge state to move on beltway (Winston Salem Journal)
08.02.10
East End Connector gets green light (News and Observer)
08.02.10
Beltway betrayal (Editorial in Winston Salem Journal)
08.02.10
Loop’s ranking is questioned (The Winston Salem Journal)
08.02.10
Searchable Database of Congressional Earmarks for Transportation
08.02.10
TOLLS CAN PAVE THE WAY TO NEEDED INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING (HNTB)
07.29.10
NCDOT’s new criteria for loop-building gives East End Connector a 2014 start date (News and Observer)
07.29.10
LaHood Fends Off Lawmakers On Fuel Taxes (The Journal of Commerce Online)
07.27.10
Counties turning to local sales taxes to raise money (WRAL.com)
07.27.10
Cities tackle traffic head-on with commuter options (USA Today)
07.26.10
NC governor keeping options open for revenues (Associated Press)
07.26.10
Transportation sales tax initiative in development (Albany Herald.com)
07.26.10
LaHood Says No Fuel Tax Increase Needed for Transport (The Journal of Commerce Online)
07.21.10
Businesses question fees for Internet cafes (Fayetteville Observer)
07.21.10
Greensboro ABC manager elected to association post (Greensboro News and Record)
07.21.10
Perdue open to regulated video poker (News and Observer)
07.21.10
AASHTO Expert Urges “New Strategy” to make America’s Bridges Healthy (AASHTO)
07.21.10
Rendell calls on lawmakers to act on road maintenance (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
07.21.10
Roads to Ruin: Towns Rip Up the Pavement (Wall Street Journal)
07.21.10
New Political Realities May Sidetrack the Transportation Reauthorization (Innovation News Briefs)
07.15.10
Agency Expects Congress to Authorize Third Round of TIGER Grants (D.C. Streetsblog)
07.12.10
Virginia senator will chair new two-state oversight board for fast trains (News and Observer)
07.12.10
Editorial: Fight over video sweepstakes may not have had final round (Greensboro News and Record)
07.12.10
Mayors debate town’s charm (The Chapel Hill News)
07.12.10
Gambling ban will deny Fayetteville revenue (Fayetteville Observer)
07.12.10
NC Legislature passes ban on Internet sweepstakes (Associated Press)
07.12.10
Lawmakers wrap up marathon (Charlotte Observer)
07.12.10
Legislators pass DNA database expansion bill (WRAL.com)
07.12.10
Charlotte wins $25 million to build streetcar line (Charlotte Observer)
07.07.10
Virginia DOT Reduces Payments to Counties for Road Maintenance (AASHTO)
07.07.10
Indiana’s bad bridges focus of a new campaign for more transportation spending (News and Tribune)
07.01.10
Gephardt: Medical research can help fuel U.S. economy (Winston Salem Journal) (mentions Metro Mayors)
06.23.10
Federal agencies team up on livability project (The Hill)
06.23.10
Greenville News editorial: S.C. needs to fund road upgrades (S.C. Greenville Online)
06.21.10
Construction Companies Losing Billions Stuck in Gridlock, AGC Report Finds (AASHTO)
06.21.10
Oberstar points to road problem: a shortage of federal gas-tax revenue (MinnPost.com)
06.16.10
Biotech Venture Capital Bill Back on Legislative Menu (Carolina Journal)
06.16.10
Video Poker (NC Insider)
06.15.10
Toll talk (News and Observer)
06.15.10
New Director of the N.C. Division of Air Quality
06.11.10
Assembly Has Roads On Agenda (Charlotte Business Journal)
06.11.10
BUDGET TARGETS (Part of an AP story)
06.10.10
Congress looks at making cities more “livable” (Reuters)
06.09.10
Beltway delay (Winston Salem JOURNAL EDITORIAL)
06.09.10
Liquor law changes approved by NC house panel (Associated Press)
06.09.10
A tale of two counties (The Washington Post) (Collective Bargaining story)
06.08.10
The Collective Bargaining Fight (NC Insider)
06.07.10
Local officials please mobility fund in N.C. budget draft (Durham Herald Sun)
06.07.10
New Report Examines Gasoline Tax Proposals in Various States (AASHTO)
06.04.10
Mass. launches green transportation initiative (Bloomberg Business Week)
06.04.10
North Carolina Turnpike Authority merges into N.C. Department of Transportation
06.03.10
States find road and bridge money hard to come by (Stateline)
06.01.10
National and State Economies Presentation by Dr. Harry Davis
06.01.10
Mobility, yes (News and Observer)
06.01.10
Mobility Fund (Winston Salem Journal Editorial)
06.01.10
You wanted another round of TIGER grants, we’ve got another round of TIGER grants (US DOT)
06.01.10
Editorial: Fix the current highway fund (Greensboro News and Record)
06.01.10
Editorial: Mobility Fund still has life (Salisbury Post)
06.01.10
Ferry tolls likely to rise (News and Observer)
05.26.10
Mayors back governor’s plan for new roads fund (WFAE)
05.25.10
Political Landscape in North Carolina
05.25.10
Cooper lends support to collecting DNA at arrest (News and Observer)
05.25.10
Mobility Fund DOA in House? (Progressive Pulse)
05.25.10
Doubt greets Perdue’s ‘mobility fund’ (News and Observer)
05.25.10
Priorities Compete for Place in Budget (Greensboro News and Record)
05.25.10
Perdue says new N.C. highway projects fund needed (Associated Press)
05.25.10
Perdue Audio from Mobility Press Conference
05.25.10
NC governor, mayors lobby for transportation fund (The Associated Press )
05.25.10
Monday morning memo: House budget, transportation funding, etc… (Greensboro News and Record)
05.25.10
Mayors push for ‘mobility fund’ (Durham Herald Sun)
05.25.10
Senate shuns Perdue plea for road fund (News and Observer)
05.21.10
Modifications Sought by Oberstar Added to Tax Extenders Bill (AASHTO)
05.21.10
House Subcommittee Hearing Focuses on Proposed Infrastructure Bank (AASHTO)
05.21.10
I-85 tolling project draws fire (Atlanta Business Chronicle)
05.20.10
Senate rolls out $19B spending plan (WRAL.com)
05.19.10
Massachusetts Transportation Sells $1.1 Billion as Demand Rises (Business Week)
05.19.10
Vehicle tax to rise if Raleigh budget is OK’d (News and Observer)
05.17.10
He keeps safety on track (News and Observer) (profile of Pat Simmons)
05.17.10
Oberstar stymied on transit bill (Politico)
05.12.10
City planners track cyclists, pedestrians to measure trail needs (USA Today)
05.12.10
Perdue wants authorities to collect DNA upon arrest (WRAL.com)
05.12.10
Session Start (NC Insider)
05.12.10
ABC Final Report
05.11.10
Study: Rush-hour rail could ease commuter crunch (News and Observer)
05.11.10
STATEMENT FROM TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY GENE CONTI REGARDING TOLLING ON I-95 IN VIRGINIA
05.11.10
NC lawmakers return; closing budget hole is focus (AP)
05.11.10
Va. seeks tolls on I-95 near N.C. border (Richmond Times Dispatch)
05.10.10
Budget, jobs top state’s agenda (News and Record)
05.10.10
NCDOT: Stimulus-funded construction payroll jumps 131% (Triangle Business Journal)
05.10.10
N.C. cities, cable still at odds on broadband entry (AP)
05.07.10
(Voters Pass) Sales Tax Hikes (The Insider)
05.07.10
ABC Recommendations (AP)
05.06.10
NC General Assembly Budget Calendar
05.06.10
3 legislators propose $1 fee on interstates at borders (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
05.06.10
Highway Bill Delay Seen Stretching into 2011 (The Journal Of Commerce)
05.05.10
Budget reform panel recommends tightening control on liquor boards (News and Observer)
05.05.10
Hundreds say now is time to invest in Michigan roads (Detroit Free Press)
04.30.10
Official: $3 billion needed for Pennsylvania roads (Pittsburgh Tribune Review)
04.30.10
U.S. DOT Releases Guide to Programs That Promote Sustainable Communities (AASHTO)
04.30.10
Criteria Published for Second Round of TIGER Grants (AASHTO)
04.29.10
LaHood: Cooperation key to winning transportation funds (Winston Salem Journal)
04.29.10
Payroll tax plan gets cool reception in Durham (News and Observer)
04.29.10
Charlotte’s smog rank improves (Charlotte Observer)
04.28.10
Innovative Financing Is No Substitute for New Funding (Innovation Briefs)
04.27.10
What we know about bike infrastructure: people want it (Fast Lane Blog by USDOT Sec. LaHood)
04.27.10
Ga. transportation deal seen as basis of solutions (BusinessWeek)
04.23.10
2010 Winter Newsletter
04.23.10
Prospect for new Yadkin River bridge looks promising (Davidson County Dispatch)
04.23.10
New plan surfaces for I-85 bridge (Salisbury Post)
04.23.10
House, Senate pass transportation bill (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
04.23.10
Nearly $50 billion in highway funds available to states (The Hill)
04.23.10
ABC Reform
04.22.10
Editorial: Bridging gap on transportation needs (Salisbury Post)
04.22.10
City bucks Senate proposal (on collective bargaining) (Richmond County Daily Journal)
04.22.10
Gang-prevention program working on slim budget (Fayetteville Observer)
04.22.10
NC Anti-port group says mega port analysis flawed (BusinessWeek)
04.22.10
Trucking Group Opposes Vehicle Miles Tax (The Journal of Commerce)
04.22.10
N.C. Electorate More Urban, Independent (The Pilot)
04.22.10
N.C. joins effort to cut crime costs (News and Observer)
04.21.10
Current year revenue still lags (News and Observer)
04.21.10
Gov. Perdue and State Leaders Announce Justice Reinvestment Approach to Increase Public Safety and Reduce Recidivism and Corrections Costs
04.21.10
Perdue rolls out changes for $19B N.C. budget (Associated Press)
04.21.10
Transportation fund would ride on $7 car fee (News and Observer)
04.21.10
Perdue taps two familiar sources for transportation money (News and Observer)
04.21.10
Perdue’s Mobility Fund Unnecessary (The Progressive Pulse Blog)
04.20.10
Perdue proposes $19 billion budget (News and Observer)
04.20.10
Perdue unveils budget changes for 2010-11(WRAL.com)
04.20.10
Most NC voters think they pay higher taxes than people in other states (Public Policy Polling)
04.20.10
N.C. ABC Commission Launches ‘Last Call’ (Press Release)
04.20.10
Despite tight budget, Perdue wants to pay back teachers, state workers (WRAL.com)
04.20.10
Perdue will release budget proposal today (News and Observer)
04.20.10
N.C. lawmaker: Expect $1B in cuts in Perdue budget (Associated Press)
04.16.10
VMT Fee Should Replace Gas Tax, ULI Report Suggests (AASHTO Journal)
04.16.10
Conti Urges Subcommittee to Support Variety of Financing Sources (AASHTO Journal)
04.15.10
State budget picture brightens a bit (WRAL.com)
04.13.10
Charlotte drivers plead: Let N.C. road money follow the population (Charlotte Observer)
04.13.10
NC20 group takes on Eastern N.C. issues (New Bern Sun Journal)
04.13.10
Four-laning funds halfway there (Washington Daily News)
04.13.10
Funding formula change might delay road work for Southeastern N.C. (Wilmington Star News)
04.13.10
Editorial – State’s major metro areas should not be allowed to hog road funding (Wilmington Star News)
04.13.10
Improving State’s Equity Formula (FOX Charlotte)
04.13.10
N.C. Transportation System Needs Better Project Selection Process (John Locke Foundation)
04.13.10
A Formula for Roads (John Locke Foundation)
04.13.10
Equity formula: the eye of the beholder (News and Observer)
04.13.10
Say what? (News and Observer)
04.13.10
Bell elected chairman of Metropolitan Mayors Coalition (The Durham Herald Sun)
04.13.10
Metro Mayors Gather in Wilmington to Address Issues (News 14)
04.13.10
Durham Mayor Bill Bell to lead mayors coalition (The Durham News)
04.13.10
The Politics of Road Money in NC (Public Policy Polling)
04.13.10
County officials heading to lobby in Raleigh (The Daily Reflector)
04.13.10
Panel will explore road-money split (News and Observer)
04.13.10
Road funds don’t follow population in N.C. (News and Observer)
04.13.10
Money to move (News and Observer Editorial)
04.13.10
Nobody’s happy in road fund fight (News and Observer)
04.13.10
N.C. lawmakers hear from public on road formula (AP)
04.13.10
Funding formula for roads under review by panel (Washington Daily News)
02.12.10
Alternate Ways to Fund U.S. Transportation System (RAND Corporation)
02.12.10
Indiana Plans New Tolls, Tax (Bond Buyer)
02.12.10
US Senate lawmakers unveil long-awaited jobs bill (Reuters)
02.11.10
Jobs Bill Likely to Be Delayed in Senate (Wall Street Journal)
02.11.10
Senate Set to Extend SAFETEA-LU (Journal of Commerce)
02.08.10
NCBOT Meeting 2/3/2010
02.08.10
Program Evaluation Division report to be basis for ABC change debate (Wilmington Star News)
02.08.10
Privatization of state’s ABC system is risky business (Wilmington Star News)
02.05.10
Slow economic recovery predicted (Durham Herald Sun)
02.05.10
Sen. Larry Shaw Becomes 7th Dem to Not Seek Re-Election for N.C. Senate (Associated Press)
02.05.10
Lanny Wilson’s seat on transportation board filled by Jacksonville car dealer (Wilmington Star News)
02.04.10
DENR Air Quality Update (NCLM)
02.04.10
Administration Shifts DOT Priorities (The Journal of Commerce)
02.03.10
Highway Bill Detoured (The Journal of Commerce)
02.03.10
2010 Debt Affordability Study
02.02.10
Investing in Livable Cities to Meet 21st Century Transportation Challenges (US Conf of Mayors)
02.02.10
Holder Promises Continued Support for Local Law Enforcement (US Conf of Mayors)
02.02.10
HUD Secretary Donovan: CDBG Will Be Fully Funded in Fiscal Year 2011 (US Conf of Mayors)
02.02.10
Transportation Secretary LaHood Tells Mayors More Federal Support Coming (US Conf of Mayors)
02.02.10
The President’s FY2011 Proposed Transportation Budget
01.28.10
With several urban cores and a major research park at the center, how would fixed-guideway transit work? (The TransportPolitic)
01.28.10
$520M puts fast trains on fast track (News and Observer)
01.26.10
Foxx: Obama focus is jobs (Charlotte Observer)
01.26.10
The Mayors’ Message to Washington: Funnel Aid Through the Cities (Politics Daily)
01.26.10
US Transportation Secretary Urges Swift Passage Of Jobs Plan (Down Jones Newswires)
01.26.10
Main Street Chases Transportation Money (The Center for Public Integrity)
01.26.10
Number of N.C.’s voters up 1.2M (THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
01.26.10
Panel studying NC govt pensions has first meeting (Associated Press)
01.26.10
Wilson resigns from turnpike board (News & Observer)
01.22.10
Whose Running and Whose Not – North Carolina General Assembly
01.22.10
America’s 75 Worst Commutes (includes Charlotte and Raleigh) (The Daily Beast)
01.21.10
Perdue’s chief of staff leaving (News and Observer)
01.21.10
Wilson resigns from DOT board (News and Observer)
01.21.10
No commitment from President Obama on $500 billion transportation bill (The Hill)
01.21.10
City of Raleigh Partners in the Development of a Roof-Top Solar Array (NCSEA)
01.20.10
Senate changes again; GOP has new issue (Charlotte Observer)
01.19.10
Colorado pols woo federal transportation chief and his department’s dollars (Denver Post)
01.19.10
New Transit-Funding Rules Make Streetcars More Desirable (Wall Street Journal)
01.19.10
Region will lose legislative power (Washington Daily News)
01.19.10
State may build rail line in northeast Charlotte (Charlotte Observer)
01.19.10
New highway program needs to be comprehensive, forward thinking, LaHood says (The Trucker News Services)
01.19.10
LaHood rescinds Bush transit spending restrictions (News and Observer)
01.19.10
Goodall won’t run again; takes lobby job (The Enquirer-Journal)
01.19.10
Blackwood won’t seek fifth term (The Enquirer-Journal)
01.19.10
Albertson bows out (News and Observer)
01.19.10
State Rep. Carolyn Justus won’t run for re-election (News and Observer)
01.19.10
Officials await federal word on I-85 Yadkin bridge funds (Lexington Dispatch)
01.12.10
Grady not seeking re-election to state office (Jacksonville Daily News)
01.12.10
Money for Roads not Reducing Unemployment (Associated Press)
01.12.10
N.C. Rep. Sandra Spaulding Hughes won’t seek re-election (Wilmington Star News)
01.08.10
Smog limit challenges state (News and Observer)
01.08.10
Charlotte eclipses Triangle in loop miles (Triangle Business Journal)
01.06.10
New Durham, NC Department of Transportation Optimizes Transportation, Transit and Parking Operations (Alliance for Innovation)
01.06.10
Law firm hires McCrory as a public policy consultant (Charlotte Observer)
01.06.10
Cities push for revised road funding (High Point Enterprise)
01.05.10
Public-Transit Passengers Face Rough Ride (Wall Street Journal)
01.05.10
Should drivers be taxed by the mile? (The Houston Chronicle)
01.05.10
Wilmington mayor Saffo says he will not run for N.C. Senate (Wilmington Star News)
01.05.10
Jacksonville auto dealer picked for N.C. Board of Transportation (News and Observer)
01.04.10
Saffo weighing state Senate run (Wilmington Star News)
01.04.10
America’s Top Ten Transportation Topics for 2010 (AASHTO Press Release)
01.04.10
34 Contracts Totaling More Than $107 Million Awarded for Highway Projects Across North Carolina (Press Release)
01.04.10
Census: N.C. grew by 134,000 residents in 12 months, third-highest in nation (Triangle Business Journal)
01.04.10
A 2010 agenda (Tax reform, Stop sprawl, Regional Transportation Planning) (Charlotte Observer)
01.04.10
It’s time for Basnight’s long Senate reign to end (Winston Salem Journal)
01.04.10
Advisers scour state for savings (Look to innovative road financings) (News and Observer)
01.04.10
N.C. builds a better rap sheet (News and Observer)
12.23.09
DOT: No inherent risk in parallel highway bridges (WRAL.com)
12.23.09
Tax money spent to advertise stimulus projects (WRAL.com)
12.22.09
Southern states do a U-turn on toll roads (USA Today)
12.18.09
N.C. unemployment rate dips slightly to 10.8% in November (WRAL.com)
12.18.09
House Approves $154 Billion Job Bill (The Wall Street Journal)
12.18.09
Foxx signs mayors’ pact on climate (Charlotte Observer)
12.17.09
US DOT Sec. Ray LaHood on The Daily Show
12.17.09
Legislation would return interest earned to Highway Trust Fund (Journal of Commerce)
12.14.09
Senate losing business advocates (News and Observer)
12.14.09
LaHood: Ban lobbyists, earmarks in second stimulus (Associated Press)
12.11.09
House Approves Conference Report for FY 2010 Transportation Spending (AASHTO Journal)
12.11.09
Federal Highway & Transit Programs Due to Expire Next Week (AASHTO Journal)
12.11.09
States’ Use of Highway and Transit Funds and Efforts to Meet the Act’s Requirements (GAO Report)
12.11.09
Putting the Cart Before the Horse (Newsweek)
12.11.09
Study: N.C. economy to grow 2.8% next year (Charlotte Business Journal)
12.10.09
Pro-business Hoyle to leave N.C. Senate (The Charlotte Observer)
12.09.09
Hoyle to retire (News and Observer)
12.09.09
Summit meets to discuss states’ educational challenges (News Channel 14)
12.09.09
U.S. CITIES SEE SHARP INCREASES IN THE NEED FOR FOOD ASSISTANCE; DECREASES IN INDIVIDUAL HOMELESSNESS (Press Release)
12.09.09
Ad campaign calls for action on highway bill (Pit & Quarr)
12.09.09
Perdue wants to get state moving (News and Observer)
12.08.09
Gov. Perdue Signs Executive Order Creating Logistics Task Force (Press Release)
12.08.09
NCDOT Financial Update to Joint Legislative Oversight Committee
12.08.09
Mayor Foy leaving legacy of collaboration (News and Observer)
12.08.09
CHARLOTTE MAYOR-ELECT PREPARES TO TAKE OFFICE (Biz Journal)
12.08.09
Obama Focuses on Jobs, Infrastructure, Energy Rebates (Wall Street Journal)
12.08.09
No formal opinion issued on I-485 plan (News and Observer)
12.08.09
DOT shifts approach on loan for I-485 (News and Observer)
12.08.09
Stimulus put 5,510 to work on road projects in N.C. in October, says NCDOT (Triangle Business Journal)
12.08.09
Highway money on states’ radar (Stateline.org)
12.08.09
Foxx takes handoff from McCrory (Charlotte Observer)
12.04.09
Perdue picks Greensboro lawyer for Board of Transportation (News and Observer)
12.04.09
States Press Congress for Transport Jobs (The Journal of Commerce)
12.04.09
States Offer Congress New List of “Ready-to-Go” Projects Worth $69.5 Billion
12.04.09
NC Metro Mayors Recognize Sen. Josh Stein With Legislative Award
12.04.09
NC Metro Mayors Recognize Rep. Becky Carney With Legislative Award
12.04.09
Road transfer discussion likely to continue (NCLM Southern City)
12.02.09
Why big city pols are frustrated with Obama’s agenda—and why statehouses love it (The Atlantic.com)
12.02.09
Rethinking the Way on Infrastructure (The Hill)
12.02.09
Mayors Sound Alarm Over Drop in City Revenues (Wall Street Journal)
12.02.09
Accident spurs state to study bridges (News and Observer)
12.02.09
Sec. LaHood: Gas tax likely to see debate in Congress soon (The Hill)
12.02.09
How Deadly Are Rural Roads? It Depends On Your Definition Of Rural (NPR)
12.01.09
Shape of jobs creation bill unclear ahead of White House summit (The Hill)
11.23.09
Project Safe Neighborhoods targets ‘gun-toting criminals’ (WRAL.com)
11.23.09
Contractors Pessimistic on 2010 Prospects Unless Long-Term Bill Enacted (AASHTO Journal)
11.23.09
Transportation Projects Strong Contender for Inclusion in Jobs Package (AASHTO Journal)
11.23.09
Boxer Asks for White House Help on Highway Extension Compromise (The New York Times)
11.23.09
NC jobless rate bumps up to 11 percent in October (AP)
11.20.09
Transit Use is Growing, But Not Where You Think (Planetizen)
11.20.09
Questions of tax fairness (News and Observer)
11.20.09
Statewide Poll on Taxes and Government and Community Services (Elon Poll)
11.20.09
Senate, House Face Off: Transportation Leaders Not on Same Page (The Bond Buyer)
11.20.09
Shaniya Davis case adds to calls for probation reform (Fayetteville Observer)
11.20.09
Charlotte’s toll-free loop nettles Wake (News and Observer)
11.19.09
Power shift in the Senate good for urban areas? (NC Spin)
11.19.09
NC governor: jobless to rise though economy better (AP)
11.19.09
Mayors to launch new organization to promote growth planning (Greenville Online.com)
11.19.09
Lawmakers Push for Second Stimulus (The Bond Buyer)
11.19.09
US Industry Groups Urge Multi-Year Highway-Spending Bill (NASDAQ.com)
11.19.09
Sens. Boxer, Inhofe make push for short-term transportation bill extension (The Hill)
11.17.09
Mayor Joines and Mayor Elect Foxx Appointed to Gov.’s New Innovation Council
11.16.09
NCDOT Sec. Conti Writes about the Charlotte Loop Impact on the Triangle Expressway
11.16.09
Western North Carolina train plans take back seat (Asheville Citizen Times)
11.16.09
Dutch drivers to pay tax on road time, not on car (AP)
11.16.09
GOV. PERDUE NAMES BOARD OF TRANSPORATION MEMBERS (Press Release)
11.13.09
EL PASO — Texans may have to pay more at the gas pump if they want new state highways.
11.13.09
WV Congressman Vows To Keep the Federal Formula that Makes NC a Donor State
11.09.09
Charlotte urban loop to be built with help of private funds (WRAL.com)
11.09.09
Mayoral Elections Show Strength for Most Incumbents (U.S. Conference of Mayors)
11.09.09
Unemployment Concentrated in Metro Areas (US Conference of Mayors)
11.09.09
Happening Now in Cities/ Metro Areas (US Conference of Mayors Budget Survey)
11.09.09
Senate Action to Extend SAFETEA-LU No Longer Imminent (AASHTO Journal)
11.06.09
Lawmakers return to NC capital to talk sales tax (AP) (With Handouts)
11.06.09
Foxx pledges to sign climate agreement (Charlotte Observer)
11.06.09
Anthony Foxx’s mayoral lesson plans (Charlotte Observer)
11.06.09
White House to Mayor-elect Foxx: Can you take a call? (Charlotte Observer)
11.04.09
Oklahoma Transportation Department deals with fund cuts (News OK)
11.04.09
Colorado governor increases transportation funding (AP)
11.04.09
DOT changes course on I-75/I-575 toll proposal (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
11.04.09
US Railroad Head: Hopeful For January $8 Billion Stimulus Spending (NASDAQ)
11.04.09
Padgett (Concord) wins despite late write-in campaign (Independent Tribune)
11.04.09
Lawmakers return to NC capital to talk sales tax (AP)
11.04.09
Summary of Metro Mayors 2009 Election Results
11.04.09
Mayor Joines (Winston Salem) Wins (The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area)
11.04.09
Saffo cruises to re-election in Wilmington mayoral race (Star News)
11.04.09
Mayor Kluttz (Salisbury) Wins
11.04.09
Meeker keeps his job as Raleigh mayor (News and Observer)
11.04.09
Mayor Misenheimer (Kannapolis) Wins
11.04.09
Mayor Wright (Hickory) Wins (The Hickory Record)
11.04.09
Mayor Dunn (Greenville) Wins
11.04.09
Mayor Chavonne (Fayetteville) wins (Fayetteville Observer)
11.04.09
Mayor Bell (Durham), council incumbents win (News and Observer)
11.04.09
Mayor Padgett (Concord) and Mayor Swain (Huntersville) Win (Charlotte Observer)
11.04.09
Foxx wins race for Charlotte mayor (Charlotte Observer)
11.04.09
Kleinschmidt wins Chapel Hill mayoral race (News and Observer)
11.04.09
Mayor Chilton (Carrboro) coasts to third term as mayor (The Chapel Hill News.com)
11.04.09
Mayor Wall (Burlington) will serve a second term (The Times News.com)
11.04.09
Greensboro to get new mayor Dec. 1 (The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area)
11.04.09
Mayor Clawson (Boone) Retains Her Title
11.04.09
Bellamy Wins Reelection (ACT)
11.03.09
18 CONTRACTS TOTALING MORE THAN $56.6 MILLION AWARDED FOR HIGHWAY PROJECTS ACROSS NORTH CAROLINA
11.03.09
Streetcars on the ballot amid trolley revival (includes Charlotte) (Associated Press)
11.03.09
NORTH CAROLINA NAMED NATION’S ‘TOP BUSINESS CLIMATE’ FOR 5th CONSECUTIVE YEAR (Governor Press Release)
10.29.09
Metropolitans in the Middle – Federalism, Regions and States (The Brookings Institution)
10.28.09
Six-Month Highway Bill Extension Now Likely in Senate (CQ Today Midday Update)
10.22.09
DOT stimulus funds going further than expected (WRAL.com)
10.19.09
Project Ricochet aims to deflect gangs (News & Observer)
10.19.09
State forced to free 20 violent criminals (News & Observer)
10.19.09
Gov. Perdue Appalled at Ruling that Cuts Short Life Sentences (Press Release)
10.19.09
U.S. transportation secretary says Oberstar bill must wait (NPR)
10.19.09
Burlington Mayor Wall Appointed To Board of Transportation (News and Observer)
10.15.09
Dallas considers plans for downtown streetcar line (The Dallas Morning News)
10.14.09
Study: Wake, Durham, Johnston to gain legislative seats (WRAL.com)
10.13.09
Redistricting: Just Down the Road (NC DataNet)
10.13.09
White House Budget To Invest In “Place” Rather Than “People”
10.13.09
San Francisco Could Soon Lead the Way in HOT Lanes (AASHTO Journal)
10.13.09
LaHood Tells APTA Transit Will Get Bigger Piece of the Funding Pie (AASHTO Journal)
10.12.09
Police fight culture of ‘no snitching’ (News & Observer)
10.12.09
Greensboro to welcome new manager (News & Record)
10.07.09
Florida Express Lanes Project Showing Huge Improvement in Average Speeds (AASHTO Journal)
10.06.09
LaHood Cites “Tremendous Need for Infrastructure Support” (AASHTO Journal)
10.06.09
Greenville Crime Summit Highlights Use of High-Tech Tools to Fight Crime
10.06.09
Fill-in Judges to be Paid Again (Winston-Salem Journal)
10.06.09
Transportation Policies Have Miles to Go and Not Much Time (Washington Post)
10.06.09
N.C. applies for $5B from feds for high-speed rail (AP)
10.01.09
$8.7 BILLION HIGHWAY RESCISSION TAKES EFFECT (TRANSPORTATION WEEKLY)
10.01.09
17 Contracts Totaling More Than $65 Million Awarded for Highway, Ferry Projects Across North Carolina (Press Release)
10.01.09
What Comes Next for Our Metro Nation: The New Forces Driving Regionalism by Bruce Katz
10.01.09
GOP Blocks Plan to Use Bailout Fund to Preserve $8.7B in Transport Money (DC.Streetsblog.org)
10.01.09
Bid to extend highway funding hits procedural wall (The National Journal)
10.01.09
Congress Passes CR, Includes 1 Month Extension for SAFETEA-LU (The Hill)
09.30.09
Shortchanged again, WNC demands highway dollars back (Smokey Mountain News)
09.30.09
The Countdown Clock Is On for Federal Transportation Funding
09.30.09
How will the Rescission Effect NC? (NCDOT)
09.30.09
SENATE LEADERS EXPLORE POSSIBLE 3-MONTH SURFACE EXTENSION (TRANSPORTATION WEEKLY)
09.29.09
NC Fiscal Staff General Fund Revenue Report and Economic Outlook
09.29.09
Boxer, Inhofe Agree on [SAFETEA-LU] Extension (National Journal)
09.29.09
Nation needs smarter policies and funding system for the 21st Century (Detroit Free Press)
09.29.09
N.C. household income down, poverty up, census shows (WRAL.com)
09.29.09
Western North Carolina local governments see imbalance in road funding (Asheville Citizen Times)
09.29.09
Money top concern in road swap idea (New Orleans City Business)
09.29.09
No smooth road ahead
for transportation bill (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
09.29.09
States Rush to Avoid Losing $9 Billion in Highway Funds (Wall Street Journal)
09.29.09
Transportation Group Launches New Ad Campaign (AASHTO)
09.29.09
Some NC road projects planned before stimulus (ACT)
09.25.09
Requests for TIGER Grants Far Exceed Funding Availability (AASHTO Journal)
09.25.09
House Approves 3-Month Extension (AASHTO Journal)
09.24.09
2010 Governor’s Crime Commission Grants Information
09.24.09
New GAO Report on How States and Locals are spending ARRA Money
09.24.09
‘TIGER’ Hunt Searches for Big-Impact Projects-NCDOT Submits Yadkin River Bridge
09.24.09
House Approves 3-Month Authorization Extension;Does Not Address Rescissions
09.22.09
North Carolina Transit Ridership Exploded in 2008
09.18.09
LaHood Supports Direct Funding for Cities and Counties (AASHTO Journal)
09.18.09
LaHood Gets Regional on Transportation Spending (Brookings Institute)
09.18.09
Peers offer sage advice to incoming manager (Triad Biz Journal)
09.18.09
Greenville Crime Summit (The Daily Reflector)
09.18.09
General Assembly’s fiscal forecaster foresees ‘another jobless recovery’ (TBJ)
09.16.09
StreetSafe Taskforce Members Announced
09.16.09
Study: N.C. economy to contract this year (Char Biz Journal)
09.16.09
Perdue: Finishing I-485 still a priority (Char O)
09.15.09
Court: leave highway $ alone (N&O)
09.15.09
Tough Choices on Prison Population (The Insider)
09.15.09
GAO Report on Enhancing MPOs
09.01.09
21 Contracts Totaling More Than $50 Million Awarded for Highway Projects Across North Carolina
08.28.09
N.C. Metropolitan Mayors Coalition to Host Urban Transportation Forum, “Metro Cities in the Pole Position”
08.28.09
N.C.’s metro mayors say stimulus money divided unequally
08.26.09
Video – NC’s Outdated Transportation Funding Methods
08.14.09
Mayor Bell Advocates for Regional Light Rail
08.11.09
Perdue to attend Salisbury public safety summit (SalisburyPost.com)
08.11.09
Stimulus tends to shortchange cities (N&O)
08.11.09
Mecklenburg County lags in share of stimulus (Charlotte Observer)
08.11.09
Stimulus money goes where the people aren’t (NYT)
08.11.09
Cities fear loss of privilege tax (N&O)
08.11.09
Shifting secondary road costs to cities, counties no solution
08.11.09
Road responsibility
08.11.09
Secondary roads bill shelved for now (N&O)
08.11.09
Bills make road upkeep a political hot potato (N&O)
08.11.09
State Looks to Shift Road Maintenance to Cities
08.11.09
Road funding bill has officials worried over what ‘may’ happen
08.11.09
Panel urges tax reform
08.11.09
Bills would transfer secondary road maintenance to counties or cities
08.11.09
Privilege Tax talk at the General Assembly
08.11.09
N.C. mayors extend palms
08.11.09
New roads chief wades into old fight (Charlotte Observer)
08.11.09
WNC gets less stimulus while better-off eastern NC fares well (Asheville Citizen Times)
08.11.09
Governments fear losing business tax (Richmond County Daily Journal)
08.11.09
Mayors: We’ll spend stimulus wisely
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