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19600
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Native North Carolinian George W. Swepson bought the Western Division of the Western North Carolina Railroad Company in 1868. After taking ownership, Swepson was granted more than six million in tax bonds from the state which he invested in a Florida Railroad company. The article reviews Swepson's illegitimate business practices, misappropriation of state funds, and the general corruptness of the state's government during the Reconstruction era.
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28934
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In 1971, the Citizens’ Conference on State Legislatures published a study of the capabilities of state legislatures, in which North Carolina’s General Assembly was ranked forty-seventh. Since then, an agenda for a stronger governorship was made, including veto power for the governor, the governor’s budget, appointment of cabinet officers, election, and removal of the lieutenant governor’s legislative duties.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Fall 1978, p4-7, il
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17314
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Edwards discusses the state of government in North Carolina and the rise of centralized governmental functions.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 13 Issue 5, Sept 1947, p1-3, 9, 11-12
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28937
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Gary Pearce is the press secretary for James B. Hunt Jr., the governor of North Carolina. In addition to press secretary, Pearce acts as Hunt’s speech writer, political advisor, confidante, aide, and friend. Although press secretary is an unelected position, Pearce influences the governor’s decisions by offering multiple views of an issue.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 1 Issue 4, Fall 1978, p14-17, por