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This Week In NC Politics: Misconduct Allegations, Firearms In Classrooms And An Ethics Complaint

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.

Democratic state lawmaker Duane Hall (D-Wake) has no plans to step down from his elected post, despite calls from some powerful members of his party. Hall has been accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women, but disputes the allegations and the story, which was published by NC Policy Watch.

Also this week in #ncpol: teachers weigh-in on having firearms in the classroom, and an ethics complaint is filed against the Republican speaker of the State House.

WUNC Capitol Bureau Chief Jeff Tiberii talks with Mitch Kokai, of the John Locke Foundation, and Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, about the week's news.Mitch Kokai, of the John Locke Foundation, and Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, join WUNC's Jeff Tiberii to discuss the week's news.

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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.