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Catawba Students Travel to Raleigh to See Legislative Process in Action

April 18, 2013
Category: Academics, History & Politics, Students
;A group of students from the "Politics & Public Policy" class went to Raleigh to speak to members of the media, legislative staff, lobbyists, senators, representatives, and the Governor to see the legislative process in action.  During the trip, the students sat in on the opening sessions of both…
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Bitzer on GOP Lawmaking Slowing at Halfway Point

April 17, 2013
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was recently featured on the Charlotte Observer's website discussing the slowing of GOP lawmaking momentum at the halfway point and how well the House and Senate work together could determine how messy it gets.Bitzer…
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Bitzer on McCrory's Preparation for the Next 100 Days

April 12, 2013
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was recently featured on the WRAL.com website discussing Gov. Pat McCrory's plans to ignore peripheral issues, to stay away from legislative peccadilloes and spend time on his "Three Es:" economy, education and…
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Bitzer on New Local Leaders Inheriting Divisive Issues

April 9, 2013
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was recently featured in a WSOCTV.com article discussing how new local leaders might inherit divisive issues. Bitzer said that change is part of the job."Those people that have risen to that level generally know this is…
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Bitzer on Charlotte Mayor's Decision to Not Seek Re-Election

April 9, 2013
Category: Faculty, History & Politics
Catawba College professor of politics and political expert Dr. J. Michael Bitzer was recently featured in a Winston-Salem Journal Journal article discussing Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx's decision to not run for re-election.Bitzer said Foxx will have numerous opportunities if he wants to continue in…
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