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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 - 11:34 - 1 comment

Pope jumps into spending arms race for NC judges

First Art Pope helped change the rules about money's influence in electing judges to ... candidate Bob Hunter sent out an email -- signed by Art Pope -- announcing an April 10 fundraiser at the ritzy Carolina Country ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 02/14/2014 - 14:36 - 2 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 - 11:48 - 17 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 - 16:34 - 12 comments

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 - 12:29 - 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 - 13:02 - 6 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 - 14:20 - 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 - 14:15 - 1 comment

After a political setback in NC, ALEC retools assault on renewable energy

... funded by Republican donor and N.C. budget director Art Pope, and the American Tradition Institute , part of a family of ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 12/13/2013 - 11:50 - 0 comments

Art Pope-backed lawmaker leads push for new voting restrictions in NC

... donor -- and the governor's current budget director -- Art Pope. In 2012, N.C. Republicans were open about their ambitions to pass a ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 04/03/2013 - 16:00 - 0 comments