A Right-Wing Billionaire Was Just Convicted of Bribery, and He’s Dragging Republicans Down With Him — Mother Jones

On Thursday, Greg Lindberg, one of the largest Republican political donors in North Carolina and a self-described billionaire insurance baron, was convicted of trying to bribe a state official who oversaw his businesses. It’s a case that has torn the Republican firmament in the state apart—right before a pivotal election year with new maps thatContinue reading “A Right-Wing Billionaire Was Just Convicted of Bribery, and He’s Dragging Republicans Down With Him — Mother Jones”

Group aims to boost early childhood development

By Todd Cohen RALEIGH, N.C. — By the year 2020, two in three jobs in North Carolina are expected to require higher education. Yet in 2015, only 38 percent of fourth-graders in the state R… Source: Group aims to boost early childhood development