Author: Jim Tynen

 

Civitas Calls on Tillis to Drop Debate

Aug. 28, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Civitas President Francis X. De Luca is urging Republican House Speaker Thom Tillis to withdraw from a U.S. Senate debate co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters, which has two active lawsuits against the state…

New Civitas Poll: Tillis Rebounds Against Hagan

New Civitas Poll: Tillis Rebounds Against Hagan

The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows that House Speaker Thom Tillis has edged back into the lead in a head-to-head matchup with Sen. Kay Hagan in the U.S. Senate race. When voters were asked about only those two candidates, Tillis, a Republican, was the choice of 45 percent of registered…

 

NC Voters Want Central American Children Processed Faster

Aug. 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows that a majority of registered North Carolina voters approves of speeding up the processing of Central American children entering the U.S. illegally. Fifty-one percent of voters favor speeding up…

 

Civitas Action Releases Corrected Legislative Ranking Scores for House Members

July 1, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Balfour (919) 834-2099       Brian.Balfour@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Because of a computational error in the original Civitas Action Conservative Effectiveness Rankings, Civitas Action has released corrected legislative rankings for North Carolina House members for 2013 votes. The revised rankings and grades reflect corrected percentage…

 

NC Voters Oppose New Power Plant Rules

June 30, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows a majority of registered North Carolina voters oppose new regulations on electric power plants. The regulations announced by President Obama are intended to lower carbon emissions by 30 percent.…

 

McCrory, Cooper in Virtual Tie for Governor

June 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows a virtual dead heat in a hypothetical matchup for the 2016 gubernatorial race between Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, and state Attorney General Roy Cooper, a Democratic. Among registered…

 

Hagan Leads Tillis in NC Senate Race

June 26, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan leading the Republican candidate, state House Speaker Thom Tillis, in the race for the U.S. Senate. Thirty-six percent of respondents picked Tillis, 42 percent favored…

NC’s Real Teacher Pay Gap: Between Rank-and-File and NCAE Executives

NC’s Real Teacher Pay Gap: Between Rank-and-File and NCAE Executives

As the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) holds its “School’s Out” rally, the Civitas Institute puts the spotlight on the gulf between teacher’s salaries and NCAE executives’ salaries. Using the latest figures* from 2012, the most recent available, the average salary of NCAE executives was $180,231, compared to a…

 

NC’s Real Teacher Pay Gap: Between Rank-and-File and NCAE Executives

June 25, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH –As the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) holds its “School’s Out” rally, the Civitas Institute puts the spotlight on the gulf between teacher’s salaries and NCAE executives salaries’. Using the latest figures* from 2012, the…

Union Boss: ‘Veterans Get Better Health Care Because of the Unions’

Union Boss: ‘Veterans Get Better Health Care Because of the Unions’

There is nothing moral about the way military veterans are treated by the VA - unless you are a government union boss.

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