Author: Jim Tynen

 

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…

 

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…

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