Behold the smackdown of gerrymandering that are your 4,300 public comments to the redistricting committee

(Note: This op-ed is written by Jeff Jackson – North Carolina State Senator, District 37) Catch up on gerrymandering issue, fast A federal court told the...

How to Kill a Deal: The inside view of what just happened with HB2

We really need to stop meeting like this. Last week, I wrote in this space about the surprise special session that ambushed us with legislation stripping...

Here’s what it’s like to be inside a North Carolina legislative ambush

(Note: This op-ed is written by Jeff Jackson – North Carolina State Senator, District 37) Protesters are chanting. Lobbyists are running around, asking...

How not to become Atlanta

Don’t get me wrong — I like Atlanta. It’s got the world’s largest aquarium, which our 7-year-old loves. As the home of Martin Luther King,...