Stories tagged: "Trump Administration"

A NC teacher says that, with federal lawmakers stalled on aid for school reopening, Vice President Pence should not be in the state touting a private school right now. (Image via Shutterstock)
I’m a Teacher. Mike Pence’s Visit to a Private School in NC Today Sends the Wrong Message.

With federal lawmakers stalled on aid for reopening public schools, Mike Pence should not be touting a private school in NC right now.

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After President’s About-Face, NC Republicans Raising Funds on Trump Brand Masks

After the president changes tone on face masks during coronavirus pandemic, NC Republicans look to raise money on Trump-brand face masks.

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Unpublished White House Report Lists NC in Coronavirus Red Zone. What Does That Mean?

As NC set records for new coronavirus cases in one day, an unpublished White House report listed NC and 17 other states as high-risk virus hotspots.

In this March 12, 2020 file photo, Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., pauses to speak to media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tillis is under fire for comments about coronavirus' spread in the Latino community. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Thom Tillis Says Latinos Are Less Likely to Wear Masks. That’s Not True.

While talking about coronavirus' impact on Latinos, Tillis blamed the crisis on Latino people not wearing masks. But multiple surveys say that's not true.

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‘I Don’t Want to Expose Us’: Why This NC Mom Is Terrified to Send Her Kids Back to School

How parents are weighing what to do with their kids this fall given the COVID-19 pandemic. Yesterday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced a flexible plan for school reopening.  North Carolina K-12 public schools will operate under “Plan B”: a mix of in-person and remote instruction. Increased social distancing will also be required. Each individual school district...

US Congresswoman Alma Adams, D-N.C., wears a face mask during a House committee meeting in May. (Chip Somodevilla/Pool via AP)
Rep. Alma Adams: Trump Is Taking A ‘No Lives Matter’ Approach To Coronavirus

Amid a grim coronavirus surge in her home state and city, US Rep. Alma Adams said President Donald Trump’s approach to the virus is “no lives matter.”

Book Buyers' Lee Rathers, one of many NC small business owners who was waiting for federal relief. (Photo by Patrick Moran)
More Federal Small Business Loans Are On the Way. But Will They Be Too Late For NC?

New report asks whether Trump administration's small business loans are too little, too late for NC businesses gouged by coronavirus.