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Today, Senator Tillis (R-NC), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to President Obama's press conference at the Pentagon
Today, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) took to the Senate floor to criticize the Obama Administration's lack of support for Camp Liberty, a former U.S. military installation in Baghdad that now houses approximately 2,300 Iranian political refugees who oppose the totalitarian Islamic Republic of Iran.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted military families at the Executive Mansion this morning to honor their service and sacrifice.
Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory cordially invite everyone to a Christmas Open House at the Executive Mansion, Saturday, December 19, to benefit homeless pets in North Carolina's animal shelters.
Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) issued the following statement after the Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act with a 85-12 vote...
Governor Pat McCrory released the following video wishing all North Carolinians Happy Holidays, a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Governor Pat McCrory encourages North Carolinians to ring in the New Year by visiting one of our treasured state parks to participate in a First Day Hike.
Last night the U.S. Senate passed a reconciliation bill that dismantles Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood and reallocates their taxpayer dollars to comprehensive health care centers.
Governor Pat McCrory released the following statement in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The 74th anniversary of the attack is tomorrow, Dec. 7.
The Office of Governor Pat McCrory has announced five animal shelters that will benefit from an open house hosted by Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted an open house at the Executive Mansion today for people who contributed to the Rescue Christmas Tree located in the Sun Room of the residence.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that he has selected Keith Werner as the next State Chief Information Officer (CIO). Werner most recently served as Deputy State Chief Information Officer and succeeds Chris Estes, who returned to the private sector last month.
Governor Pat McCrory and First Lady Ann McCrory hosted a Christmas open house at the Executive Mansion today encouraging donations for animal shelters to benefit homeless pets.
Today, Senator Thom Tillis voted in support of the omnibus appropriations bill, which, in addition to keeping the federal government running, also boosts defense discretionary funding, provides much-needed pay raises for military personnel.
Last year, 42 percent of recent high school graduates enrolled in one or more remedial or "developmental" math and/or English courses at a North Carolina community college.
Every two years, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) administers rigorous math and reading tests to a representative sample of fourth- and eighth-grade students from each state and Washington, D.C. NAEP occasionally administers assessments covering other subjects, grade-levels...
Last week, the NC Department of Public Instruction (DPI) released the state's annual teacher turnover report. The overall turnover rate for the 2014-2015 school year climbed to 14.84 percent, a 0.7 percent increase from a year prior. The release of the report generated extensive media coverage, a...
The truth is that education school enrollment is dropping nationwide. According to the latest Title II reports published by the U.S. Department of Education, there was a 30 percent drop in education school enrollment between the 2008-09 and 2012-13 school years. Nearly 110,000 fewer students...
Late last month, Chief of School Nutrition Services for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Dr. Lynn Harvey appeared before the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce...
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
In the last two years, academics and scholars of public policy have identified North Carolina as a state with an overly complex criminal code that can ensnare small businesses, farmers, and individuals who unknowingly fail to comply with regulatory rules. In 2014, Professor Jeff Welty of the...
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
We will offer this allotment of three with more to come; some old, most new, but all quite informative, and, moreover, necessary to understanding that in North Carolina, there is a wiser path to govern ourselves and our People.
Americans have been quite creative about finding novel ways to use -- and abuse -- the new communications media that have become available in recent years.
This report is an attempt to identify the scope and cost of regulations in the state of North Carolina in a manner more comprehensive than the surveys offered by business climate indices. By these measures, North Carolina's record is mixed in terms of regulatory burden depending on the measure used.
Every year the Tax Foundation publishes the State Business Tax Climate Index, which allows taxpayers, businesses, and policy makers an easy comparison of how their states' tax systems relate. This ranking of the states is based on tax policy has been very important in North Carolina over the last...
The North Carolina Academic Standards Review Commission published their draft Report of Findings and Recommendations (PDF). The commission will vote on the report later today and deliver it to the NC State Board of Education for their consideration.
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