Susi Hamilton http://whqr.org en Equality NC Says Schools with Anti-Gay Policies Should Not Receive Voucher Dollars http://whqr.org/post/equality-nc-says-schools-anti-gay-policies-should-not-receive-voucher-dollars <p>Myrtle Grove Christian School’s recent move to exclude the gay community is fetching statewide attention. Last night, members of the Raleigh-based gay rights group <a href="http://equalitync.org/">Equality NC</a> gathered local educators, clergy and public figures together in Wilmington to speak out against the school’s new biblical morality policy, which prohibits students from families that support or participate in a gay lifestyle. WHQR’s Katie O’Reilly reports.<strong> </strong></p><p></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:18:43 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 46770 at http://whqr.org Equality NC Says Schools with Anti-Gay Policies Should Not Receive Voucher Dollars Representative Susi Hamilton Speaks Out on State's New Tax Reform Package http://whqr.org/post/representative-susi-hamilton-speaks-out-states-new-tax-reform-package <p>Under a newly passed House bill, North Carolinians will see a price hike in movie tickets, live performances and museum admission. The “Tax Simplification and Reduction Act” cuts personal and corporate taxes and imposes a uniform tax rate, as well as a 4.75% privilege tax on many leisure pursuits--including non-profit events. And local representatives say they were given inadequate time to consider the bill before voting on it.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 20:06:30 +0000 Katie O'Reilly 40827 at http://whqr.org Representative Susi Hamilton Speaks Out on State's New Tax Reform Package