The benefits of allowing offshore oil and gas production far outweigh the costs in North Carolina and the rest of the Atlantic states.
In 2014, the Civitas Institute selected 10 Bad Bills of the Week. Last week, you had your chance to vote from these ten for the Bad Bill of the Year, and the winner is: HB 1192, Return to Five Year Vesting.
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…
The NCAE has opposed every commonsense policy reform of the past several years. Their leaders want to block conservative reforms for one reason: they are afraid of losing control of their members and their stranglehold on power in North Carolina. The NCAE been the 800-pound gorilla standing in the way of job growth,…
It is clear to any observer that the Federal government has grown to an untenable size, and that it has become increasingly more abusive of its powers. Something clearly needs to change, yet it seems unlikely that anything will substantively be improved in the near future, at least in Washington.…
The North Carolina legislature is debating the DHHS proposal to "reform" our state’s Medicaid program by shifting care to an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) plan.