The 2013 session of the North Carolina General Assembly will be coming to a close soon. How much do you know about the amount of legislative activity this year, as well as general knowledge of the structure of the General Assembly? Take the quiz now to find out!
One of the oft-cited criticisms of the NC Senate’s tax reform plan is that it would extend the state sales tax to groceries. Observers may be interested, however, in testing their knowledge about North Carolina’s history with taxing food purchases.
In the cover story, an expert warns of the dangers of the Common Core Standards in education. The May issue also includes Part Two of our expose of how left-wing groups demonize opponents and work to take over the machinery of government. Also in this issue are key votes in the legislature on issues such [...]
The Civitas Institute conducts the only monthly, live-caller statewide opinion poll in North Carolina. Our polling is intended to gauge public sentiment on elected officials and important state policies. Take this week’s quiz and test your knowledge of some recent poll results.”
North Carolina has been using public funds and taxpayer dollars to subsidize political campaigns for several years. How much do you know about our state’s system of public campaign finance?
Last week a House committee approved TABOR legislation that would place limits on the annual growth rate of the state budget. Much has been said in favor and opposition of such legislation. Take the quiz below to test your TABOR knowledge.
Agriculture is still considered vital to North Carolina’s economy, but how big of a role does it play, and what are the key drivers of NC agriculture? Test your knowledge with this week’s Civitas Quiz.
The cover story of this issue of Capitol Connection explores how a network of left-wing groups uses deceptive, hardball tactics to manipulate the political process in North Carolina. Other topics include the coming Obamacare “train wreck,” four important truths about the Common Core curriculum, why voter photo ID is needed, how the Racial Justice Act [...]
HB 725 “Young Offenders Rehabilitation Act” otherwise known as “Raise the Age” was introduced to the public last week during a press conference. How much do you know about teenagers in the court system?
Big changes are slated for North Carolina's public school curricula. How much do you know about the new federal Common Core standards?
North Carolina's state budget is discussed among politicians in the capitol. Take Civitas Institute's online interactive quiz and see how much you know.
Our CLC 2013 Highlights edition of Capitol Connection showcases the speakers, events and issues that energized hundreds of people at the Conservative Leadership Conference. Civitas Capitol Connection is the monthly newspaper of the Civitas Institute.