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We don’t take government funds, and we won’t ever take stolen taxpayer money. We go out and ask for it, and now I'm asking you.

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Waste of the Week: North Carolina Zoo

Lions, tigers, bears and 10 million taxpayer dollars, oh my! The North Carolina Zoo, celebrating its 40th year, is located in Asheboro on 2,200 acres of land. The zoo attracts about 700,000 visitors annually from all 100 counties in the state. Not only do visitors from every county across the…

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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Events

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…

Jan 29

Huckabee Town Hall - General Admission

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…