Poll: Two-thirds of North Carolinians worried about crime
A new Civitas poll finds that 66% of North Carolina voters are concerned about crime and safety in their neighborhoods.
This week on “The Debrief”:
* After weeks of apparent inaction, it looks as if the North Carolina General Assembly is close to a final deal on a state budget.
* The NC FreeEnterprise Foundation calculates the rising costs of waging election campaigns in North Carolina.
*When news broke that Attorney General Josh Stein’s campaign lost $50,000 to a scam, two Republicans vying to face Stein in the 2024 governor’s race responded. One panelist’s analysis: “Shots fired!”
*A group called Freedom Conservatives recently unveiled a new statement of principles. An original signer explains why.
* The iconic Barbie doll is now the subject of a movie. The film has polarized some audiences and prompted a lot of debate among the chattering classes.
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