Stories tagged: "Jeff Jackson"


Teachers dance during a protest outside the state capitol in Raleigh, North Carolina on May, 16 2018.  Education funding has been a major concern in North Carolina in the last decade after the GOP-controlled legislature handed down steep cuts. (Photo by Logan Cyrus / AFP)
These Are the Congressional Candidates NC’s Biggest Teachers Group Is Endorsing

North Carolina’s public schools faced deep cuts under GOP leadership in the last decade. Naturally, the NC Association of Educators isn’t picking them.

Jeff Jackson, in a blue button-down shirt with his sleeves rolled up, stands on a picnic table at a town hall addressing attendees in Gastonia, NC.
Senate Hopeful Jeff Jackson: ‘The Clock is Ticking’ to Restore Power to NC Voters

North Carolina State Sen. Jeff Jackson, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, says gerrymandering threatens the voice of voters.

With state Sen. Jeff Jackson training in the National Guard, Charlotte's Marisa Jackson is closing out her husband's crucial race for him. (Image submitted by Marisa Jackson)
‘Rise to the Occasion’: How Marisa Jackson is Closing Out Her Husband’s Crucial State Senate Campaign

With NC state Sen. Jeff Jackson barred from campaigning amid National Guard training, Marisa Jackson on her first (and last?) campaign.

Mark Robinson won election Tuesday night as NC's lieutenant governor.
‘I’m Not Ashamed’: Republican Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Blasted for Racist, Homophobic Posts

The Republican candidate for NC lieutenant governor, Mark Robinson, is in a close race with Democrat Yvonne Lewis Holley.

The NC General Assembly
One Month After George Floyd, NC Lawmakers Restricting Access to Records of Police Custody Deaths

A little more than a month after George Floyd’s death, a NC bill allows officials to keep records of police custody deaths out of the public eye.

In this May file photo, demonstrators marched in Charlotte after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis. (Photo by Grant Baldwin for Cardinal & PIne)
Protesters Said Charlotte Police Trapped Them. A State Report Claims They Had “Clear” Ways to Escape.

Multiple North Carolina lawmakers slammed city police for their handling of the June 2 clash in uptown Charlotte, which followed George Floyd's killing.

Protesters confront CMPD during demonstration after George Floyd's death in late May. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin).
State Senator: Charlotte Police At Fault in Clash With Protesters

Sen. Jeff Jackson, whose district includes Charlotte, finds fault with city police after officers appeared to fire tear gas at cornered protesters.