(4.09.13) Grand Jury Wants Perdue Donor InvestigatedUhh oh. Our republikan governor McCorry, our republikan speaker of the house Thom Tillis and our republikan speaker of the house Phil Berger are under investigation for receiving illegal contributions from digital slot machine gambling interests. McCory received $82,000, Tillis got $87,000 and Berger got $60,000. The NC GOP committies only got $55,000.
But to fix this, republikans have introduced legislation to make 'CONTRIBUTIONS' legal. If they can make this law retroactive, maybe they will not have to be arrested.
RALEIGH A Wake County grand jury Monday suggested one of Democratic former Gov. Bev Perdues donors obstructed justice by violating campaign finance laws. In a presentment, the grand jury asked Wake County District Attorney Colon Willoughby to investigate Charles Michael Fulenwider of Morganton, who has been named in other campaign irregularities involving Perdues re-election efforts.
(9.21.12) Second Perdue Associate Pleads Guilty in Campaign Finance Probe
RALEIGH Sitton is the second official with the 2008 Perdue campaign to plead guilty to violations associated with campaign finance activities. Greensboro businessman Peter Reichard, the finance director of the 2008 Perdue campaign, took a felony plea in December 2011, accepting a $25,000 fine and two years probation.
(6.04.12) Perdue Team Headed To Court
RALEIGH Even though Gov. Bev Perdues 2008 campaign for governor ended nearly four years ago, the upcoming trial of New Bern attorney Trawick Buzzy Stubbs should offer further insight into her campaigns mysterious aircraft provider program.
(6.04.12) Trial of Perdue Associates Stubbs, Sitton on Hold
RALEIGH The campaign finance trials of two associates of and fundraisers for Gov. Bev Perdue have been placed on hold until a state appeals court can rule on motions filed by both defendants. The trials will not go forward until the N.C. Court of Appeals rules on the motions.
(5.03.12) Former Perdue Allies Fear Guilt By Association
RALEIGH Citing Gov. Bev Perdues widespread unpopularity, attorneys for Julia Leigh Sitton and Trawick Buzzy Stubbs who played significant roles in Perdues 2008 campaign for governor have filed motions asking for special treatment during the jury selection