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:
Patrick Gannon, 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 Rob Christensen - Jan 16In the new Republican-dominated Washington, North Carolina will have one of its most influential congressional delegations in recent memory. The ...
By John Hood - Jan 16RALEIGH -- Thomas Jefferson had lots to say about lots of things. As the North Carolina General Assembly begins its 2017 session and new Gov. Roy ...
By D.G. Martin - Jan 16Why have the attitudes of people in our state towards gay and transgender people changed so quickly and so dramatically? Before even trying to ...
By Alan Morgan - Jan 10Plans are being laid in Washington to repeal the Affordable Care Act as soon as Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office. Hidden inside ...