Post Tagged with: "North Carolina"

Judge Smacks N.C. Lawmakers, Rules School Vouchers Unconstitutional

This article originally appeared on washingtonpost.com    Blasting state lawmakers for concocting a scheme that he said “fails” children, a North Carolina judge declared unconstitutional a state voucher program that uses public money for students from low-income families to pay private school tuition. Wake County Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood ruled Thursday that the state’s “Opportunity Scholarship Program” violated the state’s constitution, […]

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N.C. Capitol Police Arrest AFGE’S Cox During Workers’ Rights Protest

RALEIGH, N.C.–North Carolina capitol police, obeying a GOP-passed law restricting access to the state capitol building in Raleigh, arrested American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox during the latest “Moral Monday” protest there – this one dedicated to workers’ rights.

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Service Employees Local Starts Recruiting N.C. College Athletes

Move over, Northwestern: A statewide Service Employees local in North Carolina is recruiting college athletes there to be union members, too.

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