Tag:Jim Trogdon

  • Name-calling won’t help Cooper

    Repairing roads damaged by hurricanes and paying property owners harmed by the Map Act have been costly, but they do not fully explain the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s cash crunch.

  • State transportation department running low on reserves

    Editor’s note: This story has been updated to clarify a statement about state law requirements for NCDOT’s cash balance.  The N.C. Department of Transportation is running out of gas.  NCDOT depleted its budget in 2019, a new report shows, leaving top members of the N.C. General…

  • Map Act victims wary of Cooper’s transportation pick

    The lead attorney representing landowners in a landmark property rights case says North Carolina residents must know how Gov. Roy Cooper’s pick for transportation will handle compensation for the plaintiffs. Matthew Bryant of  Winston-Salem was key in instigating the Map Act lawsuit against the N.C.