Tag:Hometown Debates

  • State treasurer debate gets testy

    During a contentious debate Tuesday night, Republican state treasurer candidate Dale Folwell hammered repeatedly on the theme that the state health care plan is broke, the state pension plan is underperforming, and his Democratic opponent Dan Blue III attended fundraisers in New York City where Wall Street investment managers reap…

  • Forest, Coleman offer contrasting visions at lieutenant governor debate

    Democratic challenger Linda Coleman repeatedly attempted Tuesday night to paint a dismal picture of public education in North Carolina, but Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest countered with a list of Republican spending increases and expanded school choice options that he said put the state on the right track. The candidates…