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NC’s Real Teacher Pay Gap: Between Rank-and-File and NCAE Executives

June 25, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH –As the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) holds its “School’s Out” rally, the Civitas Institute puts the spotlight on the gulf between teacher’s salaries and NCAE executives salaries’. Using the latest figures* from 2012, the…

 

Civitas, Carolina Rising Want to Know Who Supports Barber’s Expensive Radical Agenda

Will Lawmakers Sign Up on Monday? North Carolina lawmakers and “Moral Monday” leaders will be offered on Monday the opportunity to endorse NAACP President William Barber’s call for a 50 percent increase in state spending. During Monday’s protest (4:30 – 6:30 p.m.) lawmakers, “Moral Monday” protest leaders, and protesters will…

 

Civitas Poll: NC Voters Oppose Abuse of the Right of Eminent Domain

June 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows North Carolina voters oppose government abuse of the right of eminent domain. The poll also showed voters evenly split on hydraulic fracturing, the energy development process commonly known as…

 

Money Monday – Part II: Protestors’ Demands Would Cost Taxpayers Billions

Nearly $3 Billion Now, Figure Would Grow Over Time FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Francis De Luca, 919-834-2099  francis.deluca@nccivitas.org The “Moral Monday” protestors, led by the state chapter of the NAACP, have a list of demands that, if implemented, would cost North Carolina taxpayers nearly $3 billion dollars now. That figure…

 

Civitas Poll: NC Voters’ Sour Mood Lingers

June 6, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll provides insights on what North Carolina voters think about top elected officials and the direction of the state and nation. “North Carolina voters remain in a pessimistic mood, especially about…

 

Civitas Poll: State High Court Candidates Little-Known Despite Primary Spending

June 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099       Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org Half of NC Voters Never Saw or Heard about Child Molester Ad RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll includes North Carolina voters’ views on two of the candidates for the state Supreme Court, Associate Justice Robin…

 

Civitas Action Releases 2013 State Legislative Rankings

RALEIGH – Civitas Action has released its annual Conservative Effectiveness Ranking of North Carolina state lawmakers for the 2013 legislative session. Scores suggest that the Senate was more conservative than the House last year, with more than half of the Senate members earning an “A”, while no House members garnered…

 

Civitas Poll: North Carolina Voters Vastly Overestimate NC Ethnic Diversity

June 2, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099         Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows North Carolina voters overestimate the diversity of the state’s ethnic makeup. Voters’ average view is that the state’s population is 51.4 percent white, 33.5 percent black and 23.8 percent…

 

Civitas Poll: Tillis Leading Hagan

RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows state House Speaker Thom Tillis, the Republican candidate, leading Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan in the race for the U.S. Senate. Tillis leads Hagan 39 percent to 36 percent, with Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh the choice of 8 percent of the 600 registered…

 

Newest Civitas Poll Shows Tillis in Lead

April 29, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.deluca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The latest Civitas Institute Poll shows likely North Carolina voters would prefer to see House Speaker Thom Tillis, a Republican, as the fall opponent of incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan. In the regular Civitas live-caller…

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