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Civitas Chief Named to Ethics Commission

Nov. 20, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099   Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Gov. Pat McCrory, on the recommendation of Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, has named Civitas President Francis X. De Luca to the State Ethics Commission. He fills the unexpired term of Leslie Merritt Jr., effective immediately.…

 

Civitas Releases October Poll Results Online

Nov. 12, 2013 MEDIA ALERT CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute has released its October Poll Presentation. Its graphics illuminate NC voters’ views of crucial current leaders and issues, including: President Obama Gov. Pat McCrory Sen. Kay Hagan and possible Republican U.S. Senate candidates…

 

Civitas Chief Deplores Bank Group’s Endorsement of Common Core

Nov. 8, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – Civitas Institute President Francis X. De Luca has expressed disappointment that the North Carolina Bankers Association passed a resolution supporting the North Carolina Common Core State Standards (CCSS). “It’s unfortunate that the Bankers Association is…

 

Civitas Poll: Half of Voters Want Hagan Out

Nov. 6, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org  RALEIGH – A new Civitas Institute poll indicates that if the election were held today half of North Carolina voters would not vote for Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan but would instead give someone else a chance…

 

Jack Hawke, Founding President of Civitas, Passes Away

Nov. 5, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH, NC –Current Civitas President Francis X. De Luca has extended condolences to the family of Jack Hawke, the founding president of the Civitas Institute, who died Monday. In 2005, philanthropist and businessman Art Pope decided to…

 

Left-Wing Blueprint NC Groups Linked to ‘Walk-In’

Nov. 4, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099    Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – The Civitas Institute notes that Public Schools First NC, a member of the left-wing Blueprint North Carolina “eviscerate network,” played a major role in the protests against the North Carolina Legislature on Monday. The protests…

 

Civitas Poll: Voters Gloomy about U.S. Outlook

Nov. 4, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – A new Civitas Institute poll indicates that over the past year North Carolina voters have grown starkly more pessimistic about the direction of the nation. Their view of the where North Carolina is headed, while…

 

Civitas Poll: NC Voters Blame GOP More than Democrats for Govt. Shutdown

Oct. 31, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099  Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – A new Civitas Institute poll indicates North Carolina voters blame congressional Republicans most for the government shutdown. Forty-two (42) percent of voters said Republicans in Congress are mostly to blame for the partial shutdown of…

 

Civitas Poll Offers Insights into Voters’ Views of Obama, McCory

Oct. 31, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099 Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – A new Civitas Institute poll provides insights into North Carolina voters’ views of President Obama and Gov. Pat McCrory. The survey of 600 registered North Carolina voters was done Oct. 20-24. The margin of error…

 

Civitas Poll: Few Sign Up for Insurance on ACA Website in NC

Oct. 29, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Francis De Luca (919) 834-2099     Francis.DeLuca@nccivitas.org RALEIGH – A new Civitas Institute poll indicates that less than 10 percent of registered North Carolina voters have visited the HealthCare.gov website and only 3 percent reported signing up for insurance. To put it another way,…

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