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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…

 

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…

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