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Civitas to File Complaint Thursday At State Board of Elections

Sept. 17, 2014 MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099   Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Civitas President Francis De Luca on Thursday will file a complaint with the North Carolina State Board of Elections (SBOE) against out-of-state groups that have violated state law and FCC regulations. He will also speak at…

 

New Study: Offshore Energy Exploration Would Create 30K Jobs, Generate Billions for NC

Sept. 16, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brian Balfour (919) 834-2099       Brian.Balfour@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – A new study released this week shows that North Carolina would create nearly 30,000 jobs and billions in expanded economic output if offshore oil and gas production were to be allowed in the Atlantic Ocean. Indeed,…

 

NC Voters: Bush Surpasses Obama in Favorability

Sept. 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org Hagan Holds Lead Over Tillis in U.S. Senate Race RALEIGH – A new Civitas Flash Poll shows that likely NC voters view former President George W. Bush more favorably than President Obama. The same poll also shows…

 

Civitas Poll Focuses on Unaffiliated Voters

Sept. 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Civitas’ annual poll of unaffiliated North Carolina voters provides insights into the views of this key voting bloc as the state heads into the election season. This poll of 400 registered unaffiliated voters in North…

 

Civitas Action to Grade JDIG Votes

Sept. 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org News reports indicate that Gov. Pat McCrory and members of the General Assembly are considering returning to Raleigh for a special session to expand funding for the state’s Job Development Investment Grant program (JDIG). Civitas Action considers…

 

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…

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