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Waste of the Week: Swat-a-Litterbug

It wouldn’t make much sense to buy beer for alcoholics in an effort to reduce alcoholism. So why is the state using tax dollars to mail garbage to suspected litterers? That’s the nature of the state Department of Transportation’s “Swat-a-Litterbug” program. The program features a hotline for citizens to report…

NC Spends $150K per High School Diploma. Are We Getting Our Money’s Worth?

How much of your money is spent to educate one high school graduate in North Carolina? $50,000? $75,000? Our new analysis shows that North Carolina taxpayers spend about $150,000 for each student who receives a high school diploma. That amount doesn't even include capital costs and other major expenses.

Civitas Partisan Index - 2012

Modeled after the Cook Partisan Voting Index developed for congressional districts, the Civitas Partisan Index compares the political leanings of voters in each state house and senate district with the partisan voting tendencies of the state as a whole.

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Jan 29

Huckabee Town Hall

The Civitas Institute is excited to announce a special Town Hall event with Gov. Mike Huckabee! Gov. Huckabee will be joining us in Charlotte on January 29, 2015 for a special Town Hall event. VIP tickets for this event are almost gone, so get yours today! We have three tickets…