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New Study: Oil and Gas Exploration Would be a Huge Win for North Carolina

The benefits of allowing offshore oil and gas production far outweigh the costs in North Carolina and the rest of the Atlantic states.

How Teachers Can Get a $450 Raise

As part of a campaign to inform employees and union workers of their rights, the Civitas Institute will be educating North Carolina teachers and other school employees about how they can give themselves an average $450 a year pay increase by leaving the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE). The…

Civitas Partisan Index

Introducing the 2011 update to the Civitas Partisan Index (CPI), a new way to identify districts that swing, lean, or firmly trend towards one political party or the other.

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Sep 30

Civitas Poll Luncheon - September 2014

  We are excited to have Thomas Mills as our guest commentator for this month’s poll lunch. 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 is the co-founder…

Oct 02

An Evening Event with N.Y. Times Best Selling Author Amity Shlaes

President Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge was a champion for restrained government and foreign policy, stable money, and a balanced federal budget. He believed in keeping all Americans free, independent, and self-reliant; but most of all he wanted them to be able to rise as their abilities permitted. In the example…