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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

Debunking Gov. McCrory's misleading coal ash claims

... - when he ran for governor. Yet, with the help of Art Pope's money, he was elected anyway. North Carolina will suffer the damaging ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/26/2014 - 12:41 - 4 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 - 17:00 - 0 comments

Climate-science deniers join forces against NC renewable-energy program

... gets most of its funding from the family foundation of Art Pope -- a discount-retail mogul, conservative benefactor and one of four ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 12/09/2011 - 11:47 - 2 comments

How dark money helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters

... boost from dollar store magnate and Republican supporter Art Pope , although Pope denies his donation was related to redistricting or ...

FS Article - ProPublica - 12/21/2012 - 16:07 - 0 comments

Amid North Carolina anti-labor campaign, public workers score union win

... as his state budget director discount retail baron Art Pope , a former national AFP director and a major financier of conservative ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 01/17/2013 - 12:35 - 2 comments

More questions in NC redistricting case

... place at state GOP headquarters, at times at the behest of Art Pope, in its story "How Dark Money Helped Republicans Hold the House and ...

FS Article - NC Policy Watch - 05/09/2013 - 11:57 - 0 comments

In North Carolina, full speed in reverse

... and signals from Governor McCrory, Budget Director Pope, Senate President Pro Tem Berger and House Speaker Tillis are to be ... (abortion, Art Pope, charter schools, civil rights, climate change, education policy, ...

FS Article - NC Policy Watch - 01/30/2013 - 11:43 - 0 comments

Blessed to have a Pope

James "Art" Pope is probably the most important conservative benefactor in North Carolina ... Raleigh-based John Locke Foundation -- a think tank Art Pope helped found, and which received over $17 million from Pope's ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/14/2010 - 14:30 - 1 comment

Art Pope think tank pulled into lawsuit over NC voter suppression bill

... think tank that was founded by Republican mega-donor Art Pope and that receives most of its funding from him has been pulled into a ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 09/11/2013 - 16:01 - 2 comments