Welcome to the YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, where we ask politicians questions about their jobs. This week we’re asking questions of the two candidates for state attorney general, Democratic incumbent Roy Cooper and Republican challenger Bob Crumley. The rules are simple: The candidates must answer immediately — no research, no callbacks.
Q U E S T I O N S
True or false:
1) The US Department of Homeland Security said in July that the NC Community College System is prohibited by federal law from enrolling undocumented immigrants.
2) The Open Government Act, a bill that died in committee in the recent short session, would have created an open government unit at the NC Department of Justice that would have issued formal advisory opinions and mediated some disputes on public records and public meetings disputes.
3) An agreement signed between Facebook and the nation’s 50 attorneys general in May stipu lates that the social networking site will establish a 24-hour hotline to respond to law enforcement inquiries and assign a liaison to address complaints received from the attorneys general.
Roy Cooper (Democrat, incumbent)
* Declined to participate
Bob Crumley (Republican, challenger)
A N S W E R S
1) False 2) True 3) True