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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

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

Art Pope back in glare of national spotlight

... We'll resume regular daily posting next week. Art Pope, North Carolina's Republican mega-donor, is back in the national media ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 05/15/2013 - 15:00 - 1 comment

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

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

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

Art Pope translates dollars into influence at UNC

In 2011, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy -- a nonprofit named after the father of Republican benefactor Art Pope , and predominantly funded by Pope's family foundation -- ... records for the John William Pope Foundation , which Art Pope leads, show more than two-dozen grants over the last 15 years to ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 09/18/2012 - 12:19 - 4 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

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