The most viewed stories on the Civitas Institute’s website for the month of November were:
Thank You, Governor McCrory – this page thanked the governor for his request to the federal government that they cease sending Syrian refugees to North Carolina
Will NC Students Have to Share Bathrooms, Locker Rooms with the Other Sex? – this article examined possible implications from a lawsuit in Chicago in which the federal Dep’t of Education claims a Chicago school as violated Title IX civil rights by not allowing a male student to enter the female restrooms
New Study Shows “Free” Federal Funds Actually Quite Expensive – this article highlights the findings from a newly-released study evaluating the impact of accepting federal funds on state and local taxes. The result, unsurprisingly to many, is that accepting more federal funds is associated with higher state and local taxes. In NC, the research showed that for every dollar in federal funds the state accepted, state and local taxes and fees increased by 81 cents.