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Mapping the Left: Introduction

In North Carolina, left-wing nonprofit advocacy groups for decades have wielded an alarming amount of power in the media, state politics, and government. They work together, both in loose coalitions and organized networks, to influence and control public policy. Only now, however, is there a user-friendly online database that sheds…

TOP 5 IN ‘15

Policies the NC General Assembly should address this session Today marks the opening day for the 2015 "long session" for the North Carolina General Assembly. Legislators will confront many pressing issues, foremost among them will be crafting the FY 2015-17 biennial budget. Following is a list of priorities the Civitas…

Waste of the Week: The Johnston County Express

The Fortify 40/440 project is an NC DOT effort to re-build the southern part of the I-40 beltline. Naturally, a major highway construction project like this means lane closures and major traffic jams for commuters. In this case, however, it also means a waste of NC taxpayers’ money. In trying…

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Feb 02

Legislative Training

THIS EVENT IS FOR NC LEGISLATORS AND LEGISLATIVE STAFF ONLY The Civitas Institute is happy to announce the 2015 Legislative Training Day. This year’s training will be focused on crucial topics such as Medicaid, school choice and states’ reliance on federal funds. Legislators will hear from experts, learn how these…

Feb 05

February Poll Presentation

  We are excited to have Thomas Mills back as our guest commentator for the first poll lunch of 2015! Thomas Mills is a nationally known political consultant who specializes in strategic communications. He has helped hundreds of political candidates and organizations deliver their messages to their target audiences. He…