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Mark Binker
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Attended Johns Hopkins University
Lives in Raleigh, NC
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The NCGA House budget begins to emerge.
The House budget subcommittees are taking their first looks at how funding will be distributed through state government next year.
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Hello G+, it has been a while. Here's my latest.
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My first story for WRAL: schools will face cuts this summer unless state lawmakers make changes. Gov. Perdue will be pressing this point during a month-long series of events that begin today in Charlotte.
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House Speaker Thom Tillis "resigns" himself to a hostile media environment.
HT to +Andria Krewson for some bonus material on other Republicans "working the refs."
Tillis' "Resignation". The subject line of an e-mail from House Speaker Thom Tillis today: "For IMMEDIATE Release: My letter of Resignation". As it turns out, there was no need...
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Today's political theater in Raleigh: Senate Leader Phil Berger challenges Gov. Bev Perdue to a debate on her sales tax proposal. She declines.
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So you pass a beer bill super quick, how do you celebrate? Go drink beer with the guys who wanted the bill, of course.
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With all the hype revolving around "The Hunger Games," which was shot in North Carolina, I took a deep dive into how taxpayers help fund big budget movies. Check out my story, map, spreadsheet and interviews at this link.
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NCGA leaders say Feb. 16 will be a skeleton session, which will mean no work.
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I've rewritten this story six or seven times this morning. But this should stand for a little while since Gov. Perdue is now confirming that she will not run for a second term.
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I'm looking for any Greensboro-area folks who work in the information technology / systems administration fields who might be willing to talk about how Sen. Hagan's Computer Professionals Update Act might affect them. The bill deals with overtime for IT workers.
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  • WRAL
    Multimedia Investigative Reporter, 2012 - present
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I am a reporter with WRAL in Raleigh.
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  • Johns Hopkins University
    Psychology, 1995
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    MA in Journalism, 1997
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