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Petro powerhouse Koch Industries boosts investments in North Carolina politics

... and is primarily funded by conservative benefactor Art Pope , a discount retail mogul who was a major funder for the 2010 North ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/01/2012 - 11:02 - 0 comments

NC anti-wind power crusader behind plot to subvert renewable energy industry

... by leading North Carolina conservative benefactor Art Pope to discredit wind power in the state has been discovered at the center ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 05/11/2012 - 10:34 - 1 comment

How not to respond to peaceful protesters: Lessons from North Carolina politicians

... party in power in the NC legislature in 2013, beholden to Art Pope, and completely dismissive of anyone who is not white, male and over the ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/12/2013 - 11:55 - 5 comments

The fight against school re-segregation heats up in North Carolina

... by Republican politicians including former state Rep. Art Pope -- a businessman and director of the right-wing group Americans for ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 07/20/2010 - 15:34 - 12 comments

Cabinet of Controversy: N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s 5 most dubious appointments

... Here are five of the most controversial: 1. Art Pope: The Koch brother from another mother in charge of the state budget. ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 01/11/2013 - 10:48 - 17 comments

Art Pope: Still dancing at the Tea Party?

... -- conservative groups in North Carolina backed by Art Pope , the Koch's lesser-known ally, were rushing to embrace the ... infamy -- for AfP's success, North Carolina's Art Pope has been a critical junior benefactor: A Facing South analysis found ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/21/2010 - 13:20 - 0 comments

Art Pope's path to power

Three years ago, Art Pope was one of North Carolina's biggest political donors and ... Wealthy Republican donor Art Pope has been building influence and clout for years in North Carolina. ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/21/2012 - 16:00 - 0 comments

Art Pope, NC featured in national debate on campaign finance reform

... North Carolina and the role of multimillionaire donor Art Pope, whose generous political spending has fueled a sharp political shift in ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 06/06/2014 - 13:15 - 1 comment

NC primary takeaway: 'You're going to see all records shattered' on spending this year

... primarily by state budget director and leading GOP donor Art Pope. North Carolina is one of 22 states where judges are elected rather ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 05/07/2014 - 11:29 - 0 comments

NC protester database now disclosing public employee salaries

... by GOP mega-donor and North Carolina budget director Art Pope, CEO of the Variety Wholesalers discount retail chain. It also gets ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/28/2013 - 12:02 - 6 comments