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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

VIDEO: Why we launched Art Pope Exposed

With North Carolina political powerbroker Art Pope in the national spotlight , the Institute for Southern Studies is ... the Right: The John William Pope Foundation, which Art Pope chairs, supplies 90% of the income of the leading conservative ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/04/2011 - 20:45 - 1 comment

Special Investigation: Who's behind the 'information attacks' on climate scientists?

... discovered that ATI has connections to the Koch brothers, Art Pope and other conservative donors seeking to expand their political influence. ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/29/2011 - 17:14 - 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

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

INSTITUTE INDEX: The money behind Americans for Prosperity

... Amount that AFP received in 2010 from the John William Pope Foundation, headed by North Carolina discount-retail magnate and conservative benefactor Art Pope , who is one of AFP's four directors : $1.6 million ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 03/08/2012 - 12:27 - 0 comments

NC lawmakers embrace Koch-backed pledge against climate action

... signatories Brown, Burr, Stevens and Stone. The Pope connection Why would so many North Carolina lawmakers have signed ... likely factor is the influence of conservative mega-donor Art Pope, CEO of the Variety Wholesalers discount retail chain and a longtime ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 07/11/2013 - 13:36 - 0 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 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

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