ACDP News August 2, 2020

92 Days Until Election Day Governor Roy Cooper Roy has worked across party lines to combat the opioid crisis in North Carolina. He launched the state’s first Opioid Action Plan in 2017 and, as a result, opioid prescriptions have dropped by 24 percent, emergency room visits for opioid misuse have declined by 10 percent andContinue reading “ACDP News August 2, 2020”

ACDP News June 30, 2020

125 Days till November 3 Alamance County Confederate Monument call to action press conference North Carolina Court of Appeals The North Carolina Court of Appeals is the state’s intermediate appellate court. Currently 15 judges hear cases in panels of three. The Court of Appeals reviews the proceedings that occurred in the trial courts for errors of law or legal procedure; it decidesContinue reading “ACDP News June 30, 2020”

ACDP News June 29,2020

126 Days till November 3 Council of State Jen Mangrum for Superintendent of Public Instruction In 2018, Jen campaigned for NC Senate. One of her biggest motivations was making public education a priority in the General Assembly. During the campaign, Jen met extraordinary educators and community advocates from all over the state. Jen became aContinue reading “ACDP News June 29,2020”

ACDP News June 27,2020

128 Days till November 3 Council of State Jessica Holmes for Commissioner of Labor Jessica N. Holmes is a workers’ rights advocate, policy expert, and fighter for fairness and social justice. Jessica was born and raised in eastern North Carolina.  As a first-generation college student, her professional and personal goals have focused on creating educationalContinue reading “ACDP News June 27,2020”

ACDP News June 26,2020

129 Days till November 3 Council of State Jenna Wadsworth for Commissioner of Agriculture In her own words: “This election is so much bigger than just you or I can fully comprehend in this moment. We all know that 2020 is the perfect storm of misguided leadership on both the state and federal level, combinedContinue reading “ACDP News June 26,2020”

ACDP News June 25,2020

130 Days to Election Day Our Candidates for State and Local Office Are Already Working In Our Community Our candidates are at every march, rally, vigil and meeting. They are out here listening and talking, learning about what matters most to us. They have started and supported initiatives to feed our community members, deliver suppliesContinue reading “ACDP News June 25,2020”

ACDP News June 24,2020

131 Days to Election Day Yvonne Lewis Holley for Lieutenant Governor The role of the Lt. Governor of North Carolina is unique in that it is the only elected office who works on both the executive and legislative level. They assist the Governor in their constitutional duties and are next in line in succession toContinue reading “ACDP News June 24,2020”

ACDP News June 19, 2020

136 Days to Election Day Happy Juneteenth! Why Juneteenth Matters It was black Americans who delivered on Lincoln’s promise of “a new birth of freedom.” Opinion Columnist NYT,  Jamelle Bouie Article HERE Our Candidates for County Board of County Commissioners Learn more about Kristen Powers Bob Byrd and Dreama Caldwell HERE Our candidates spent aContinue reading “ACDP News June 19, 2020”