We already knew this, but now the rest of the world does too. Including thousands of business owners who used to think North Carolina might have been a good place for their companies.
In N.C, unimpeded GOP drives state hard to right (Washington Post) -- State Republicans are pushing a sweeping conservative agenda, and opponents can do little to stop them. The victories were aided by the strong financial support of Art Pope, a multimillionaire who spent heavily in support of the state’s GOP candidates. The Institute for Southern Studies, a North Carolina-based research organization, said Pope’s advocacy network spent $2.2 million on 22 legislative races, winning 18. Overall, conservative organizations largely supported by Pope accounted for three-fourths of the outside money spent in North Carolina legislative races in 2010, according to the institute.
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