A study linking charter schools with segregation has major weaknesses, which, when taken together, cast a doubt on the validity of its conclusions.
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Now you can learn the school of economic thought that politicians, mainstream economic professors and Paul Krugman don’t want you to know about - right in the palm of your hand. The Civitas Institute’s Austrian Economics app is now available for free download in Google Play and the iTunes store.
In part two of this article we look at how the organizations pushing this particular agenda in North Carolina, namely “Big Solar”, are using a Political Action Committee (PAC) to further its agenda. Our investigation suggests that solar lobbyists have been trying to conceal what was really going on.
Should North Carolina be more reliant on the federal government, or work to be more independent from D.C.? To answer that question, we need to understand how much the state already depends on Washington – and that dependency might be shocking to many NC taxpayers.
A lawsuit quietly filed in Raleigh earlier this month has the potential to open up the religious liberty debate as much as RFRA did.
Imagine a piece of state legislation that could both lower your utility bill and make North Carolina more competitive for jobs. House Bill 681, the NC Energy Ratepayers Protection Act, does just that.
By Francis De Luca and Susan Myrick PART I What do President Barack Obama and a growing number of Republicans in the North Carolina General Assembly have in common? The answer – their love of major solar energy companies – Big Solar, for short. As for the President – everyone…
Taxing large endowments is not a new idea. Taxing only large private endowments, however, is a new twist.
RFRA, once an acronym spoken only in academic halls and legislative debates, has become a household subject across America. The federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act and its state counterparts have been demonized by some and glorified by others.