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Reynolds American increases political giving in 2014

Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI), the second-largest U.S. tobacco company and based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has disclosed its political spending numbers for 2014. The company began reporting political donations in 2012 in response to a shareholder who requested “greater transparency.”


Duke Energy, Koch brother among top donors to Republican Governors Association

Chris Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey and potential 2016 presidential candidate, chaired the Republican Governors Association from November 2013 to November 2014, helping raise $102 million for the political group dedicated to electing GOP governors.

State senator files bill that would defund group that spent $200,000 against him last year

N.C. Policy Watch found yesterday that the second bill of the 2015 session of the North Carolina legislature, filed by Senator Ralph Hise (R-47), would reduce the funding of the State Employees Association (SEANC), a centrist trade association that, along with its political action committee (Employees PAC), spent money to unseat Hise in last year's Republican primary election.

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The following table lists all non-party, non-candidate expenditures in North Carolina state-level races. Click on the headers to sort by group, date of expenditure, the affected race or candidate, or the amount. Click here or email us for more info.