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 Mike Walden - Jul 31Two of the key concerns in our economy are unemployment and inflation. We want both to be low. When unemployment is low, more people have jobs and ...
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 John Hood - Jul 31RALEIGH — It’s the journey, not the destination, that matters most — or so we have been assured by deep thinkers ranging from Ralph Waldo Emerson ...
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" ...