Author: Jim Tynen

 

Civitas Poll: Key Bloc Supports Limit on Tax Hikes

A new Civitas Poll of registered, unaffiliated North Carolina voters shows that an overwhelming majority of North Carolina Unaffiliated voters support an amendment to the North Carolina Constitution which would require a vote of two-thirds majority of both houses of the state legislature to approve all income tax rate increases.

Civitas Poll: Voters Want Tax Protection

Civitas Poll: Voters Want Tax Protection

A new Civitas Poll of registered, unaffiliated North Carolina voters shows that an overwhelming majority of them support an amendment to the state Constitution which would require a vote of two-thirds majority of both houses of the legislature to approve all income tax rate increases.

 

NC Voters Back Ed Savings Accounts

A new Civitas Poll of registered, unaffiliated North Carolina voters shows across-the-board strong support for Education Savings Accounts in our state.

July 2015 Civitas Newspaper

July 2015 Civitas Newspaper

The July, 2015 edition of our newspaper included an analysis of the state Senate and House budgets; how an NC millionaire is backing the global warming movement; the Center on for Law and Freedom and larger trends; thoughts on the Confederate flag; reining in excessive school testing; the Civitas Poll…

 

End Costly State Mandates on Electric Power

In 2007, North Carolina legislators enacted a renewable energy portfolio standard. Simply put, these standards require that a certain percentage of energy provided by NC utilities come from so-called renewable sources. Solar, wind, hydropower and even biomass are considered “renewable” sources of energy under this law. This law has forced…

 

Event to Spotlight School Choice, Economic Growth

The Civitas Institute will bring researchers and experts together on July 15 to examine how school choice might affect economic growth in a community.

 

Civitas Poll Highlights Political Trends

The latest Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters offers insights on key political trends

 

CLF joins with Chowan residents concerned for property rights, safety

The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) is advising a group of Chowan County residents who believe the county’s current ordinance regarding wind turbines does not adequately account for the health, safety, and property rights of county residents.

 

Civitas Poll Shows Presidential Favorites

A new Civitas Poll of registered North Carolina voters sheds light on voters’ presidential preferences more than a year ahead of the actual polling.

 

As Pollsters Find Lagging Support, Hagan Drops Out

As the news was breaking that former Sen. Kay Hagan would not seek a Senate seat in 2016, Civitas-commissioned pollsters were finding that the Democrat had less support from NC voters than the Republican incumbents in the Senate and the Governor’s Office.

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