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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…

 

Civitas Poll Highlights NC Voters’ Mood

Aug. 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll sheds light on the concerns of registered North Carolina voters in this election year. The live-caller poll of 600 registered North Carolina voters took place July 28-29, 2014, and had…

 

NC Up for Grabs in 2016 GOP White House Run

Aug. 6, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll of registered North Carolina Republican and unaffiliated voters indicates the 2016 GOP presidential race is wide open. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush was the choice of 16 percent; New Jersey…

 

Civitas to Inform NCAE Members of Rights

Aug. 6, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – As part of a campaign to inform employees and union workers of their rights, the Civitas Institute will be educating North Carolina teachers and other school employees about how they can give themselves an average…

 

Tillis Retakes Lead over Hagan in 1-on-1 Matchup

Aug. 5, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll showed 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…

 

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…

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