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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

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

What is Art Pope's agenda for North Carolina?

... causes and politicians is Raleigh retail magnate Art Pope . As a Facing South series looking at Pope's influence ... re: What is Art Pope's agenda for North Carolina? Art Pope is not only a ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 01/24/2011 - 14:05 - 5 comments

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 - 12:02 - 0 comments

Why is GOP mega-donor Art Pope distancing himself from controversial big-money groups?

... with the state's leading conservative mega-donor, Art Pope, whose big-money politicking and unusual level of political influence ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/09/2013 - 12:20 - 1 comment

North Carolina's Art Pope: Staying in control

... South published an in-depth look at Republican donor Art Pope and the unusual level of control he enjoys over a network of ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/19/2010 - 13:10 - 3 comments

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 - 12:55 - 5 comments

In media spotlight, Pope issues non-denial over role in ending NC clean elections

... South's recent report on conservative mega-donor Art Pope 's role in ending North Carolina's "clean elections" ... way to one person who rules the vote. And his name is Art Pope. Facing ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 06/16/2013 - 15:00 - 1 comment

North Carolina for Sale? New Yorker profile thrusts Art Pope into national spotlight

Art Pope is getting his national close-up: The New Yorker magazine has published ... concern with some of the activity and affiliations of Art Pope. That gave some folks a cause for concern. ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/03/2011 - 17:06 - 1 comment

Teachers call for holiday boycott of Pope stores

... to boycott stores owned by conservative powerbroker Art Pope this holiday season. The group is targeting Pope's Variety ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/02/2011 - 15:23 - 3 comments