The Civitas Institute and the NC Institute for Constitutional Law held a luncheon discussion on the merits of the Obamacare oral arguments on March 28, 2012. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is a federally intrusive law that excessively interferes into the private lives of Americans. The event began with a brief healthcare […]
At the 2012 Conservative Leadership Conference.
Members of North Carolina’s Revenue Laws Committee are considering drafted legislation to repeal the state’s death tax. North Carolina’s death tax is tied to the federal estate tax. Thus, as of Jan. 1, 2013, both the federal and the state tax will be applied to estates with assets of $1 million or more (the previous […]
One of three former campaign staffers for Gov. Bev Perdue pleaded guilty to a felony December 14. Matt Willoughby has a video report on the proceedings. Also available are three raw video files from the courtroom. One is Peter Reichard accepting the plea agreement. Another is Judge Donald Stephens admonishing Reichard. The third is Wake […]
Reflections on the monumental North Carolina Supreme Court decision that continues to change the face of state educational standards and funding.
With lawmakers expected to begin reviewing North Carolina’s Certificate of Need (CON) program, Civitas will be releasing a five-part series of articles explaining the failure of this centrally-planned healthcare scheme. The articles examine why CON has failed to control costs, increase access, or improve healthcare. Through analysis, the series finds that one of the few […]