Author: Jim Tynen

 

Lt. Gov. Dan Forest to Speak at CLC

Jan. 26, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jim Tynen, jim.tynen@nccivitas.org, 919-834-2099 Conservative Leadership Conference Set for March 27-28 in Cary RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute is proud to announce that Lt. Gov. Dan Forest will be speaking at the Conservative Leadership Conference (CLC), which runs March 27-28 at the Embassy…

 

Civitas Unveils New Website Exposing Vast Left-Wing Activist Network in NC

Jan. 22, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:  Susan Myrick, susan.myrick@nccivitas.org, 919-834-2099 “Mapping the Left” project shines a bright light on coordination between more than 140 liberal organizations in the state RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute today launches a new website that will, for the first time, expose the full extent…

Naughty & Nice

Naughty & Nice

Naughty and Nice: North Carolina had plenty of both this year. Here is our list! Naughty: Bob Hall of Democracy North Carolina, for making false claims about the 2014 elections in order to undercut NC’s common-sense election reforms. Nice: The State Board of Elections and most county elections boards, for…

The Secrets of Coolidge’s Success

The Secrets of Coolidge’s Success

Author Amity Shlaes had heartening words for conservatives when she spoke at a Civitas event this fall. As the biographer of Calvin Coolidge, Miss Shlaes knew he had faced social upheaval, powerful opposition groups, and economic trouble. Yet he faced down the police unions, actually cut Washington spending, and freed…

 

Civitas President Available for Comment on Immigration Announcement

Nov. 20, 2014 MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099 (office), (919) 618-3484 (cell phone), francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – President Obama will announce this evening that he will use his executive authority to potentially legalize millions of illegal aliens, according to news reports. If you would like comments on this topic…

 

Civitas Poll Correctly Predicts Senate Outcome

Survey Results Predicted Narrow Tillis Victory Nov. 12, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org “If turnout is high, it will be because Hagan and her allies turned out less-frequent voters. If turnout is low, it will resemble a typical midterm turnout and will benefit Tillis.  …

Waste of the Week: The Jim Hunt Institute

Waste of the Week: The Jim Hunt Institute

Taxpayers should not be forced to subsidize an organization engaged in coordinating with legislators to advance a political agenda. Unfortunately, this has been the case with The Hunt Institute housed at UNC-Chapel Hill. The Institute was created to honor “the legacy of James B. Hunt,” former North Carolina governor, who…

 

Final Pre-election Poll: Hagan Appears Headed into Election Day Leading Among Early Voters

Nov. 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Monday evening: Jim Tynen 412-600-9925   jim.tynen@nccivitas.org Tuesday: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shows support among early voters for Sen. Kay Hagan, suggesting she goes into Election Day with a lead over challenger Thom Tillis in…

 

E-Boo!-la? Dreaded Virus Scares some NC Voters!

Oct. 31, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shows that while most North Carolina voters aren’t terrified of catching the Ebola virus, a sizable number are worried they or family members will catch the virus. More than half…

 

NC Voters Taking Dimmer View of Hagan

Oct. 30, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org Civitas Poll Shows Voters Holding Steady on Tillis RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll sheds light on voters’ sentiments leading up to the Nov. 4 elections. Voters’ views of Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan virtually flipped in…

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