Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Legislature bullied CMS to get its way on ‘Jacob’s New Dress’

Observer readers comment on N.C. legislature, CMS, “Jacob’s New Dress,” anti-bullying curriculum, judges, political affiliation on ballot, N.C. House Bill 100, food deserts, nutrition, grocery stores, medical care for all, increase taxes to pay for health care, Raycom, AT&T U-verse, NCAA blackout, HB2, North Carolina growth, Sen. Jeff Tarte, fatalities, and drivers who clog the fast lane.

Viewpoint

Trump’s budget will worsen Charlotte’s housing crisis

Last week’s news of the White House budget blueprint has sent shock waves through the affordable housing industry. A proposed $6 billion reduction in funding for HUD would impact millions nationally and thousands here in Charlotte. Consequences of these cuts, if enacted, would be to drive families to spend more on housing at the expense of food, healthcare and other basic needs.

Videos

Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way'

Scout Executive Mark Turner describes the focus of Scouting in relation to today's controversial political climate.
Lisa Murphy
Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way' 8:39

Boy Scouts executive: 'We have not lost our way'

Not A Toll Man (Parody of the Blues Brothers' Soul Man) from Charlotte Squawks 12 2:38

Not A Toll Man (Parody of the Blues Brothers' Soul Man) from Charlotte Squawks 12

Dan DiMicco is Trump trade adviser 2:52

Dan DiMicco is Trump trade adviser

UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions 7:12

UNC students react to Berger's claim that Democrats outnumber Republicans 12:1 in faculty positions