The Mountaineer regularly receives columns from individuals who closely follow government and political activities in Raleigh and submit columns to newspapers across the state. Columnists include:
Scott Mooneyham, who works for Capital Press Association
John Hood, the executive director of John Locke Foundation, a conservative think tank in the state
Mike Walden, an economist with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics of N.C. State University
Damon Circosta, the executive director of the N.C. Center for Voter
Education, a Raleigh-based nonprofit and nonpartisan organization, dedicated
to helping citizens more fully participate in democracy
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By Patrick Gannon - Jul 22Decades from now, when school children in North Carolina look back on 2014, they might hear about the massive coal ash spill into the Dan River ...
By Mike Walden - Jul 17Twice a year, I pull out my cloudy crystal ball and attempt to make some predictions about the direction and pace of the North Carolina economy. I ...
By John Hood - Jul 16RALEIGH — I’m told that while there is no firmly established gift tradition for a 28th anniversary, the modern practice is to signify the event ...
By Patrick Gannon - Jul 22RALEIGH – For a couple of years now, we've heard that the Republicans who control the General Assembly want to stop "picking winners and losers" ...
By Patrick Gannon - Jul 17RALEIGH -- It's looking like the current film incentives program may be scrapped for a much different grant program for TV and movie production ...