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Sunday, March 25 • 9:30am - 10:55am
How to Keep an Eye on Raleigh: A veteran journalist shows you how to make sense of goings on at the NC General Assembly

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Wherever you live in North Carolina, political decisions that affect your life and the issues you care about are made at the state legislature in Raleigh. Even professional journalists find it hard to follow all the deals and happenings that go down on Jones Street if they’re not closely familiar with the place and its customs -- and if they’re not physically present in the rooms where things happen. In this workshop, Kirk Ross will provide a densely informative guide to decoding and contextualizing everything from the state budget to committee meetings to those down-to-the-wire bill negotiations -- even if you’re hundred of miles away.

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Kirk Ross

Based in Chapel Hill, Kirk Ross is a longtime North Carolina journalist and the lead journalist reporting on the N.C. General Assembly’s activities in Raleigh for Carolina Public Press and Coastal Review Online. His reporting and opinion pieces have appeared in multiple publications... Read More →

Sunday March 25, 2018 9:30am - 10:55am EDT