Rocky Mount NC – Governor Beverly Perdue Appoints Tony Brown to replace D. A. Robert Evans former Judge Post

Sources say the Governor appointed Attorney Tony Brown to District Court Judge filling the unexpired term of former Judge Robert Evans whom were recently appointed to his new post as the first black District Attorney east of HWY 95. D.A. Evans filled the unexpired term of former District Attorney Howard Boney who resigned his post.…Read more Rocky Mount NC – Governor Beverly Perdue Appoints Tony Brown to replace D. A. Robert Evans former Judge Post

Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 Press Release From The NAACP NC

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 December 2012   For More Information:           Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                                 Mrs. Amina J. Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700                                                 Atty. Al McSurely, Communications Chair, 919-381-0856   Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 NAACP News Conference Held in Raleigh December 31, 2012 at…Read more Gov. Perdue Signs Historic Pardon of Innocence for the Wilmington 10 Press Release From The NAACP NC

Breaking News – Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

Response: It has been a long time coming. It is just a damn shame how black folks have endured such racist happenings back in the day. Now this was in my life time I was born in 1962 and this happened in 1971. And some black folks act as if they have arrived. How in…Read more Breaking News – Gov. Perdue issues Pardon of Innocence for Wilmington 10

McCrory seeks relationship with Perdue, lawmakers in transition – News & Observer

RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov.-elect Pat McCrory said Thursday that he is busy building a network of advisers and staff to help with the transition to his administration in January, and he wants to work closely with Gov. Beverly Perdue and top lawmakers. McCrory met with Perdue Thursday morning to discuss issues addressing the state, including…Read more McCrory seeks relationship with Perdue, lawmakers in transition – News & Observer

NC lawmakers, Perdue make claims to bipartisanship – Charlotte Observer

RALEIGH, N.C. Whose definition of bipartisanship will North Carolina voters believe as they decide in November whether the Legislature should remain in Republican hands after a contentious two-year session? This year’s General Assembly’s budget-adjustment term ended this past week after GOP leaders persuaded a handful of Democrats to help override three vetoes by Democratic Gov.…Read more NC lawmakers, Perdue make claims to bipartisanship – Charlotte Observer

News Alert: NC NAACP Petitions Governor to Pardon the Wilmington 10

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2012   For More Information:           Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                               Mrs. Amina J. Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700   DURHAM – The North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP is releasing a letter petitioning Governor Beverly Perdue to pardon the Wilmington 10.  The NC NAACP joined members…Read more News Alert: NC NAACP Petitions Governor to Pardon the Wilmington 10

Perdue: Decision not to run again was personal–WRAL

Raleigh, N.C. — North Carolina Gov. Bev Perdue told WRAL News in an exclusive interview Sunday that her decision not seek re-election in 2012 was a very personal one and that she "will not go away" when it comes to fighting for public education. "There were a lot of personal reasons involved in this decision…Read more Perdue: Decision not to run again was personal–WRAL

NC NAACP Statement on Governor Perdue’s Decision Not to Run for Re-Election

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 26, 2012   For More Information:           Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, President, 919-394-8137                                                 Mrs. Amina Turner, Executive Director, 919-682-4700   (DURHAM) – Gov. Beverly Perdue is a stalwart friend of justice.  With her strong voice and her steady…Read more NC NAACP Statement on Governor Perdue’s Decision Not to Run for Re-Election

Perdue to propose restoring sales-tax increase – News & Observer

Gov. Bev Perdue will propose restoring a three-quarter cent sales tax increase in the next budget to stop "deep and unnecessary cuts" to schools. Perdue announced her proposal Tuesday afternoon, when she was scheduled to speak at a Greensboro elementary school. Revenue from the increase would be dedicated to schools, Perdue said. (More) See related:…Read more Perdue to propose restoring sales-tax increase – News & Observer

Perdue signs order extending unemployment benefits – News & Observer

RALEIGH — Gov. Bev Perdue issued an executive order Wednesday extending unemployment benefits for the state’s long-term employed. The action means about 25,000 people in North Carolina will have their benefits extended until the end of February, instead of having them end on Jan. 28. (More) See related: Governor Beverly Perdue

Perdue blames bad economy for NC endowment setback Source: The News & Observer

RALEIGH, N.C. — Wrapping up a fierce election cycle in which her campaign raised or borrowed $18 million, Beverly Perdue declared three years ago she wanted to find a way to reduce the money chase in North Carolina gubernatorial politics. The Democrat said during her 2008 campaign that once elected she would form a panel…Read more Perdue blames bad economy for NC endowment setback Source: The News & Observer

Breaking News: Perdue vetos GOP-written budget – Source: News & Observer

RALEIGH — In a historic move, Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue today vetoed the GOP-authored $19.7 billion budget, despite Republican legislative leaders’ confidence that they have enough override votes. The legislature passed its budget and sent it to Perdue about a week ago. She had until Tuesday to act. (Read more) Note: Will the Dem 5…Read more Breaking News: Perdue vetos GOP-written budget – Source: News & Observer

NAACP Commends Gov. Perdue’s Veto of a Sick Law

For Immediate Release March 5, 2011   For More Information, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, 919-394-8137                                     Re: Statement on Gov. Perdue’s Veto of Right-Wing’s Attempt to Sabotage Health Care for All Gov. Beverly Perdue Vetoed a Sick Law                The North Carolina NAACP Conference of 120 Branches commends Gov. Beverly…Read more NAACP Commends Gov. Perdue’s Veto of a Sick Law