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Why it’s good that judges are on the ballot in North Carolina
Monday election data dump: Democrats’ absentee return rate higher than Republicans’
PROGRESS NC: Very radical, very political, and very misleading
Progress NC is a part of the Blueprint NC network, and a state partner in a national “never-ending progressive campaign” They don’t hesitate to use misleading claims in their policy advocacy Their most generous donor is a leftist billionaire who is also a major supporter of Planned Parenthood The left-wing group Progress NC describes...
Republicans go on offensive as Democrats deny they pledged to defund police
“Defund the police. Sound crazy? Not to Nicole Quick. She has backed a radical plan to defund our police. The radical activists who call this peaceful are bankrolling Nicole Quick. She was quick to take their pledge, quick to take their money. And She will be quick to take their side. Stop Nicole Quick. Fast.”...
A closer look at Supreme Court candidate Allison Jones Rushing
Rushing may be the most conservative jurists being considered for the high court.
A Better Carolina: The facts about education spending
Educating the next generation is one of the most important responsibilities of state government. For the last decade critics of the Republican education policies claim the General Assembly has reneged on its commitment to public education. Critics of legislative leaders allege the General Assembly declared war on public education, underfund public education, and disrespect teachers....
Completing the census is the right, and constitutional, thing to do
Taxpayers to subsidize Hollywood content “harmful to minors”?
Fact Check: Conservative tax reforms did not have ‘harsh consequences’ on state revenue
Cooper and Cohen ignore mounting evidence against lockdowns
What NC Policy Watch is hiding in their Covid relief critique
State election board’s bait and switch on ballot witnesses
Both Republican state election board members resign, saying they were misled by AG Josh Stein and elections board staff
Lawsuit settlement gives Elections Board director a backdoor route to strip away absentee ballot protections
Monday election data dump: almost 100,000 absentee votes added
Could the media and polls be mistaken again in 2020?
Review of social studies standards gets pause button — some thoughts
What do parents think of NC school choice programs?
Did she really say that?
Lawmakers raise hopes for school choice expansion
General Assembly announces sweeping coronavirus relief package bill expected to pass within days
NARAL plays politics with the Supreme Court, women’s health, and children’s lives
Are Civitas polls pointing to law and order as tipping point issue of 2020?
Comparing Cooper’s outdoor stadium restrictions to other states
Wrong Way NC
9 brilliant quotes for Constitution Day
Election “collusion” and Cal’s conservative voters
Northern transplants and political football with Joe Catenacci
Life after COVID-19, voter confidence, and urban flight
Hispanic voters and values with Gil Pagan
Conventions, Cooper’s budget, and rising crime
NC Public Policy Series
Learn the facts about important state legislation with Civitas’ Public Policy Series. Packed with data and historical references, these guides capture the important details of NC policy dating back to 1985.
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