Monday Protests Gain Steam, and Attention

As the “Moral Monday” protests on Jones Street continue into an eighth week, national attention grows for both the protests and the conservative shift at the North Carolina General Assembly. In recent weeks the New York Times, LA Times and Washington Post have covered the protests.

Talk of Transit Never Quits

Members of the Wake County Commission have another chance this year to put a referendum on the ballot for a half-cent sales tax to fund public transit. Mayors from across Wake County spoke last week about the need for more transit options, though not all agreed on the sales tax.