Anti-VIVA Activists Battle Facts

The court battle over the Voter Information Verification Act (VIVA), the landmark election reform legislation signed into law in 2013, will begin again in a few weeks. U.S. Judge Thomas D. Schroeder, from the United States District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, will begin to hear arguments from lawyers…

School Choice: The Engine of a Growing Economy?

Choice and competition in education yield stronger schools, better academic performance, and better community outcomes. But can robust school choice actually drive economic growth? That's the topic of an evening event that promises a lively discussion. Participants include: John Allison, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, Dr. Nathan Gray and Dr. Bart Danielsen. Join…

June Poll Presentation Luncheon

Join Civitas Institute president Francis De Luca and special guest commentator Chad Adams as they present the results of this month's statewide live caller Civitas Institute survey on June 30th at the Marriott Crabtree Hotel in Raleigh

NC's 'Steyer' Wants to Re-educate Conservatives

The physical resemblance is uncanny, but it’s not the only thing Jay Faison and Tom Steyer have in common. They both are wealthy political environmental activists who have decided they will spend their millions/billions to support the politics of environmentalism and the agenda of Big Solar – one influencing the…

Bad Bill of the Week: ‘Soak the Rich,’ Drown the Poor

Reinstating a top rate of 7.75 percent on the state’s personal income tax would once again give North Carolina the highest top income tax rate in the Southeast, and one of the highest in the nation. Why do these legislators want to go back to the failed policies of the past?

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Jun 30

June Poll Lunch

We are excited to announce the debut of the Civitas talk radio show, 'What Matters With Chad Adams.' Host Chad Adams will be on hand this month as the guest commentator for the June Poll Lunch. Check out to learn more about the radio show! Chad Adams is the co-founder…

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