Author: Jim Tynen

 

Civitas Asks High Court To Protect Entrepreneurs

March 3, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elliot Engstrom (919) 834-2099       elliot.engstrom@nccivitas.org Joint filing today with Cato Institute asks Court to consider occupational licensing abuse RALEIGH – Today the Civitas Institute joins the Cato Institute in asking the United States Supreme Court to clarify its role in protecting Americans from occupational…

 

NC Voters: Prove Citizenship to Vote

March 2, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Balfour (919) 834-2099       brian.balfour@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shows North Carolina voters overwhelmingly support requiring people to prove they are U.S. citizens when they register to vote. “This result shows voters  believe voting should remain a right reserved solely…

 

NC Support for Renewables Mandate Plunges When Costs Are Considered

Feb. 10, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shows North Carolina voters’ support for renewable power mandates drops sharply when they are asked to consider paying for it. State law mandates that North Carolina power companies increase the…

 

North Carolinians Call for State Govt. to Slash Spending, Reject Higher Taxes

Feb. 9, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org More than 7 out of 10 Say Spending Is the Problem for NC RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shows that more than seven out of 10 North Carolina voters think state government spends too much,…

 

What Do NC Voters Think of Immigration, Marriage Issues?

Feb. 6, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shed light on North Carolina voters’ views of actions by President Obama and by the courts affecting same-sex marriage and immigration. The poll found that North Carolinians believe Attorney General…

 

NC Voters Reveal Opinions of Top Leaders

Feb. 5, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       francis.deluca@nccivitas.org McCrory’s Favorable Rating Is 51 Percent; Obama’s 48 Percent RALEIGH – The most recent Civitas Poll shed light on North Carolina voters’ views of top elected officials. The poll questioned 600 registered North Carolina voters, of whom…

 

Heritage Chief Jim DeMint to Speak at CLC

Feb. 4, 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 Heritage Foundation President and former U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint will be speaking at the Conservative Leadership Conference (CLC), which runs…

6 Reasons to Sidetrack Light Rail Plans

6 Reasons to Sidetrack Light Rail Plans

A few days a week, I ride a Triangle Transit 301 bus to and from the palatial Civitas HQ in the Warehouse District of Raleigh. But even as a transit rider, my blood runs cold when I hear government planners are plotting ways to bring throw taxpayers’ money at light-rail…

 

New Study: EPA Rules Will Cost NC Tens of Thousands of Jobs

Jan. 28, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Balfour, brian.balfour@nccivitas.org, 919-834-2099 Obama Administration Regs Will Also Boost Energy Bills RALEIGH – New rules by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) imposing unprecedented restrictions on electric power plants will drive up energy bills and cost North Carolina tens of thousands of jobs,…

 

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…

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