The July, 2015 edition of our newspaper included an analysis of the state Senate and House budgets; how an NC millionaire is backing the global warming movement; the Center on for Law and Freedom and larger trends; thoughts on the Confederate flag; reining in excessive school testing; the Civitas Poll…
In 2007, North Carolina legislators enacted a renewable energy portfolio standard. Simply put, these standards require that a certain percentage of energy provided by NC utilities come from so-called renewable sources. Solar, wind, hydropower and even biomass are considered “renewable” sources of energy under this law. This law has forced…
The Civitas Institute will bring researchers and experts together on July 15 to examine how school choice might affect economic growth in a community.
The latest Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters offers insights on key political trends
The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) is advising a group of Chowan County residents who believe the county’s current ordinance regarding wind turbines does not adequately account for the health, safety, and property rights of county residents.
A new Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters sheds light on voters’ presidential preferences more than a year ahead of the actual polling.
As the news was breaking that former Sen. Kay Hagan would not seek a Senate seat in 2016, Civitas-commissioned pollsters were finding that the Democrat had less support from NC voters than the Republican incumbents in the Senate and the Governor’s Office.
The news is about Confederate flags or statutes of rebel leaders. But another issue is the intertwined history of progressivism and racism.
This edition of NC Capitol Connection looked at the new state House budget; how a PAC funneled money to political campaigns on behalf of Big Solar; seeing Scott Walker in person; four reasons to back education savings accounts; the CLF; the latest Civitas Poll; and the supposed teacher shortage. To…
The cliché is that conservatives are stuck in the past, but the truth is that our ideas provide the best way to move into an increasingly turbulent future.