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This Week in NC Politics: An Overview Of The First Half Of 2017 And What Comes Next

This week in state politics,  an analysis of Gov. Roy Cooper's first State of the State address.
Jeff Tiberii
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WUNC
This week in state politics, an analysis of Gov. Roy Cooper's first State of the State address.

This week in state politics, an overview of the first half of 2017, the heightened nature of partisan politics in North Carolina and the fighting between Governor Roy Cooper and state Legislature.

What more could Gov. Cooper being doing? What bills will he sign, veto or let become law without his signature? Should legislators move forward with a constitutional referendum on a voter ID law?

Becki Gray, of the John Locke Foundation, and Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, join WUNC's Jeff Tiberii to discuss the week's news.WUNC Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tibierii talks with Becki Gray, of the John Locke Foundation, and Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, about the week's news and what comes next in NC politics.

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Jeff Tiberii first started posing questions to strangers after dinner at La Cantina Italiana, in Massachusetts, when he was two-years-old. Jeff grew up in Wayland, Ma., an avid fan of the Boston Celtics, and took summer vacations to Acadia National Park (ME) with his family. He graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and moved to North Carolina in 2006. His experience with NPR member stations WAER (Syracuse), WFDD (Winston-Salem) and now WUNC, dates back 15 years.
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