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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 10:17pm.READ MORE:
Just days after New Hanover County Commissioners voted against state funding for contraceptives, the response has been incredible. A few hundred people came to Riverfront Park in downtown Wilmington Thursday in protest of the vote. Full story...
Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistakeSubmitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:11pm.READ MORE:
Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider. Full story...
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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 03/13/2012 - 3:38pm.READ MORE:
After all five New Hanover County Commissioners voted against a grant to fund contraceptives for women yesterday, the New Hanover County Health Department is trying again. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Mon, 03/12/2012 - 9:44pm.READ MORE:
Providing contraception for women has been a national topic for months, and now it has sparked debate in New Hanover County. Commissioners unanimously voted down a state grant that would fund contraceptive supplies and services in the county. Full story...
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Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Sun, 02/26/2012 - 9:38pm.READ MORE:
Rather than a phone call or an email, voters got he unique opportunity Sunday to bring their concerns in person to area elected officials. The annual Face to Face with Your Legislators event featured representatives from Brunswick, Pender and New Hanover Counties as well as state senators and United States Congressman Mike McIntyre. Full story...
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Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 02/10/2012 - 10:17pm.READ MORE:
Governor Bev Perdue’s announcement last month was a shock to many, sparking an entirely new political ball game in North Carolina. Now that Congressman Mike McIntyre has decided not to run for the governor's office, his seat is no longer up for grabs, which leaves New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield to change his plans. Full story...