April 2021

Businesses Breathe Sigh of Relief After Amazon Defeats Unions

Washington Examiner April 10, 2021 In a defeat for organized labor, workers at a Bessemer, Ala. Amazon facility voted 1,798-738 against unionizing. Unions were hopeful that an affirmative vote could help regenerate interest in the nation’s struggling labor movement. But for US Senator Bernie Sanders, the decision...

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Long Road Ahead to Budget Deal

Carolina Public Press April 1, 2021 Governor Roy Cooper’s $27.3 billion budget proposal released late last month includes pay raises and bonuses for teachers and school personnel and a $4.7 billion bond referendum for K-12, university and community college buildings, water and sewer infrastructure, and state cultural...

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