After nearly eight months of lengthy and heated discussion, Republican leaders in the North Carolina Senate and House have come to a consensus on a $21.7 billion state budget for the next two years. Since education comprises the single biggest item in the state budget, there is a lot of…
The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom joined other legal and policy organizations in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the freedom of employees to choose what political causes they support.
The latest Civitas Poll of registered, unaffiliated North Carolina voters helps illuminate this crucial voting bloc. “This poll of voters is the fastest-growing part of the electorate, but as a group they are often poorly understood,” Civitas President Francis De Luca said
WRAL’s Laura Leslie wrote about an Energy Forum held at the Legislature, but the central theme of Leslie’s article seems to be the famous “Koch Brothers.” That would be Charles and David Koch, the businessman brothers who are favorite boogeyman targets of the progressive left.
The latest revelation about Moral Mondays: Unions funneled millions of dollars to the protest movement and its leaders, with a radical agenda underlying the enterprise.
It is Tuesday, August 18. Members of the Wake County Taxpayers Association (WCTA) sit across from Ken Bowers, Raleigh’s chief planner, and Dan Becker, the city’s long range planning manager. The two groups have met at Millbrook Exchange Park in North Raleigh to discuss the city’s rezoning and long-term planning…
Television programming by no means can fit into a sensible person’s definition of “core services” of government. UNC-TV has been supported by roughly $9 million of taxpayer funds per year in the last few years.
The best way to break the impasse is for the General Assembly to follow the state Senate’s lead and trim the number of TAs while increasing the number of teachers when it finalizes a spending plan for K-12 education.
This installment will focus on local projects that should be handled by local governments – if at all – and not paid for with state tax dollars. Such localized projects are often called “pork barrel” projects because they force state taxpayers to finance local projects.
The Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom (CLF) has filed suit against the City of Belmont, alleging violations of state public records law.