Author: Jim Tynen

Rep. Stam to Provide Commentary at Civitas Institute Poll Lunch

Rep. Stam to Provide Commentary at Civitas Institute Poll Lunch

A Civitas poll lunch Thursday will provide insights on a range of issues facing North Carolina voters, with Rep. Stam and Civitas President Francis De Luca to provide commentary. They will take attendees inside the numbers to gain further insight into public opinion today.


Civitas Hails McCrory’s Call for Halt to Syrian Refugee Influx in NC

The head of the Civitas Institute today applauded Gov. Pat McCrory for asking President Obama and the federal government to stop sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina.


Retiring Sen. Rucho Was a Fighter for NC Taxpayers

The Civitas Institute applauds Sen. Bob Rucho’s tireless advocacy on behalf of North Carolina taxpayers. Rucho, who announced Thursday that the current term will be his last, spearheaded the fight for the most significant tax reform and relief in the state’s history, passed in 2013.


Nov. 10 Discussion Will Showcase School Choice Option

On Tuesday, November 10, the Civitas Institute will host a town hall event to discuss the benefits of school choice and education savings accounts (ESAs) for North Carolina students.

AEI Chief: Nurture the Conservative Heart

AEI Chief: Nurture the Conservative Heart

Conservatives must learn to show Americans the compassion underlying the ideas and policies of the freedom agenda, Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, told a gathering of at least 60 people Wednesday at an event in Charlotte sponsored by Civitas.


Poll Spotlights Gubernatorial, Presidential Hopefuls

Our Sept. 28-30, 2015 poll included matchups between five Republican presidential hopefuls and Hillary Clinton.

Wake Teacher Pay Proposal Offers No Real Solutions

Wake Teacher Pay Proposal Offers No Real Solutions

In June, Wake County commissioners approved an extra $44.6 million for Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS). About half the money will go for raises and additional pay; $16 million for teacher pay, $1.8 million for teachers who take on extra duties, and another $6 million for 3 percent raises for…


Poll Reveals What NC Voters Think of White House Hopefuls

A new Civitas poll reveals how registered NC voters view selected Republican president hopefuls when pitted against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on a presidential ballot.


Civitas Poll Lunch to Highlight NC, National Races

A Civitas poll lunch Thursday will highlight some of the hottest issues and most important political figures on the political scene in North Carolina.

‘Conservative Heroes’ Illuminates Freedom’s Battles

‘Conservative Heroes’ Illuminates Freedom’s Battles

Conservatives seeking inspiration, guidance, and perhaps a few words of caution can find all that in “Conservative Heroes,” the latest book from Raleigh businessman and author Garland S. Tucker III.

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