Gov. Cooper Doesn't Know the Difference Between a Democracy and a Dictatorship | Beaufort County Now | Julie Havlak, writing for the Carolina Journal reports on the games our Governor is playing with the Council of State. | beaufort observer, governor, roy cooper, democracy, dictatorship, july 10, 2020

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Gov. Cooper Doesn't Know the Difference Between a Democracy and a Dictatorship

    Julie Havlak, writing for the Carolina Journal reports on the games our Governor is playing with the Council of State. She writes:

  • Tensions between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and some Republican members of the Council of State surfaced again. This time over virtual meetings.
  • State Treasurer Dale Folwell asked to have the Council of State — the 10 statewide executive branch elected officials — hold its Tuesday, July 7, meeting in person. Six of the 10 members are Republicans. Only state Superintendent Mark Johnson, a Republican, accepted Folwell's offer. The treasurer hosted the meeting in a mostly empty room, with other members connected online. Folwell asked Cooper to change an executive order deferring non-payment of utility bills. The governor refused.

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    Read the full article HERE on Carolina Journal.


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