Tag:Common Cause

  • Redistricting forum pushes need to inform public of ‘problem’

    North Carolina’s legislative and congressional districts are ensnared in several court fights, and a conference sponsored by Common Cause examined a host of issues surrounding those battles. But the conference, at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy in early March, focused on raising public awareness of…

  • ‘Nonpartisan’ district maps draw lawmakers’ ire

    A new unofficial congressional district map released Monday by a bipartisan panel of former state judges was not received warmly by the members of the General Assembly who have the legal authority to set election district lines. The proposal, a result of a joint project between Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy…

  • Friday Interview: State Ethics Reform

    RALEIGH — Today, Carolina Journal Radio’s Mitch Kokai discusses state ethics reform with Bob Phillips, director of North Carolina Common Cause and one of the leaders of the North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform. (Go to http://www.carolinajournal.com/cjradio/ to find a station near you or to learn about the…