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17373
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Sixteen counties in eastern North Carolina operated A.B.C. liquor stores in 1935. John Sprunt Hill wrote the liquor control bill which took effect in these 16 counties put local county governments in control of alcohol sales. Citizens in favor of prohibition opposed these stores, despite the increase in tax revenue generated by alcohol sales, and planned to challenge the bill over constitutionality.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 3 Issue 3, Dec 1935, p8-9, por
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17405
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Public health services diminished during the Great Depression and efforts to revive the program were revived in the late 1930s. The state's Department of Health was established in 1879 to cover the public's health needs from clinics to monitoring quality of drinking water. Mr. Alexander reviewed the state of the Department of Health in 1936 and evaluated its presence in the state's one hundred counties.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Oct 1936, p9, 20
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17403
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Communication for police, especially in dispatch scenarios, was limited until developments in radio. The first state-wide police radio channel was established on October 16, 1936 and hoped to be functional by January 1937. Costs for local police departments ranged from &50 to $125 to hook into the system, all other related costs fell on the state to build and maintain broadcasting stations.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Oct 1936, p1-2
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17471
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The 1937 Legislature tackled several major topics pertaining to the state's participation in the new Social Security Policy and issues in agriculture concerning crop control and soil conservation. Top priority was given to agreement over a new state budget.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 3, Dec 1936, p1-2, 12, por
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17476
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The NYA, National Youth Administration, was a Federal project intended to provide work opportunities for young citizens. In 1936, this program employed 13,779 young adults either high school or college aid and spent $366,086. Projects for these youth ranged from vocational training to scientific research.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 4, Jan 1937, p4-5, il
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17479
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Following the Ohio Valley disaster, discussion arose over whether to establish a Central Disaster Relief Committee. The government agency would coordinate already existing government offices like the Highway Commission, Insurance Commission and Red Cross to both prevent and react to natural disasters.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 5, Feb 1937, p4-5
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17519
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Construction of the new state office building was planned to begin in the late 1930s. Constructing a new capitol goes against the state's trend of expanding the capital complex by adding office buildings around the then 98-year-old capitol.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 5 Issue 4, Jan 1938, p3-4, il