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Washington Post: Google needs regulation. Republicans are too busy screaming about bias.

Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai was taken to task last week in a Congressional hearing demanding answers from the tech giant. The overwhelming issue at hand is, of course, consumer protection and privacy. Unfortunately, this was not the main topic of conversation as Republican lawmakers focused on their party’s internet presence instead of constituents’ needs.

Protect Consumer Privacy

Attorney General Josh Stein has been an ardent supporter of consumer protections throughout his tenure as AG and long before in his law career. We want to encourage him to continue to fight for the rights of consumers, in particular in regards to internet privacy and security.


It’s not just Facebook who has some major bugs to work out in order to regain consumers trust. Just this month, an article published that Google is having the exact same problems through their Google+ platform.

North Carolinians For A Fair Economy Exposes Harmful Voting Record of Congressman George Holding

North Carolinians for a Fair Economy Advisory Board Members again exposed Congressman George Holding’s harmful voting record on two issues of great importance to his constituents in the 2nd Congressional District:  his 23 votes to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act and his support for the #TrumpHoldingTaxCut that benefits big corporations, millionaires, and billionaires at the expense of working families in his own congressional district.

ACA Sabotage Will Result in Massive Premium Hikes for Familes

Data Shows Family of Four Will Pay an Average Increase of $4,210 In Health Care Premium Costs Thanks To Republican Sabotage of the ACA

North Carolinians For a Fair Economy is highlighting a new report from the Center for American Progress (CAP) showing how recent efforts by President Trump and Congressman George Holding to sabotage and repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) accounts for an average increase of $4210 in the health insurance premiums for a family of four in Congressman Holding’s own congressional district.

Non-Profit Groups Fund Flights for Family Reunifications

From RAICES, FWD.us, and Families Belong Together:

Thousands of immigrant children and parents separated by the Trump Administration will be reunified as three leading immigrant rights groups announced a major new multi-million dollar funding commitment to pay for “Flights for Families” torn apart by the immoral family separation policy.

Group Trolls George Holding at GOP Fundraiser

"Congressman Holding: Hands Off Our Health Care"

“CONGRESSMAN HOLDING: HANDS OFF OUR HEALTHCARE” was the message welcoming George Holding this weekend at the Red, White, and BBQ picnic sponsored by the East Wake Republican Club.

The airplane banner ad, promoted by North Carolinians For a Fair Economy, flew over the GOP picnic on Saturday night. The event, billed by the organizers as “the largest conservative gathering in the state,” confirmed that Congressman Holding, as well as other elected officials, were in attendance.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh is Dangerous for North Carolina

North Carolinians for a Fair Economy sent out this email on Kavanaugh. He's a threat to any North Carolinian with a preexisting condition or who rely on the Affordable Care Act for health insurance.


Lifetime Appointment Will Turn US Supreme Court To The Extreme Right For a Generation

NC Council of Churches sanctuary program

Our churches are stepping forward where our representatives are not. Please read the op-ed below. How is it a good thing when folks (undocumented or not) are scared to interact with police or public safety officials?

When President Trump took office, he signed an executive order drastically expanding who the federal government considered a priority for deportation. Since then immigrant families across the nation have experienced heartache — “What will happen to my family?” “How will I survive in a country I’ve never known?”


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