Guest Editorialist, Author at Washington Daily News


Kevin P. Duffus: All hail Caesar

No, I’m not referencing the famous quote from the staged naval battle conceived by Emperor Claudius in 52 AD. Nor am I writing about the ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Thursday, February 10, 2022 6:55 pm

My Turn

Rep. Greg Murphy: School choice offers parents more control

North Carolina parents and students deserve options when it comes to education. School choice is a powerful, yet simple process that gives parents the freedom ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Friday, January 28, 2022 12:25 pm


General Assembly can still make history

By SANDY HURLEY and BILL MOSS The North Carolina General Assembly remains poised to make open government history next week when lawmakers return to Raleigh ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Tuesday, November 23, 2021 7:16 pm


Politicians hurt students with a teacher shortage; they must fix this now with a better state budget

By DIANE MITCHELL and DEE GRISSETT If you sat down in the dentist chair, you would think it crazy if the receptionist barged in to ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 10:56 am


A chance to end the digital divide

By JIM WEAVER NC Chief Information Officer Across North Carolina, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit it rapidly and radically altered how we work, learn and ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Monday, June 14, 2021 2:54 pm


Why are Democrats AWOL on public’s right to know?

By PAUL MAUNEY and BILL MOSS With no meaningful state law giving North Carolinians the right to see disciplinary records of those they employ in ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Monday, May 24, 2021 1:56 pm


Do your part to help improve broadband access

By Jim Weaver / N.C. Broadband Infrastructure Office Still cannot get high-quality, reliable, high-speed internet service at home? You are not alone. In fact, more ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Thursday, April 29, 2021 3:37 pm


Bill would shine light on closed personnel files

From Raleigh News and Observer  Senate Bill 355 — the Government Transparency Act of 2021 — would at last allow the public to see the ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Monday, April 5, 2021 2:36 pm


Rare birds migrate through Washington

A Vermilion Flycatcher was found on December 8th in fields near Williamston and has persisted there through at least December 15th. This splendid little scarlet ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:41 pm

My Turn

Regaining autonomy: Support for Medical Aid in Dying

Throughout life, individuals are empowered by making their own decisions, but in the final stages of life this autonomy is often stripped away. Medical Aid ... Read more

by Guest Editorialist, Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:09 pm

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