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North Carolina lawmakers should take aim at the state's current system of depreciation, as they look for more ways to improve the tax code
"Diversity" is the new slogan under which academics and their institutions march. But what is it? What does it mean? How will we know when we have achieved a sufficient amount?
CLF filed suit against the NC Department of Environmental Quality on behalf of county residents Stephen Owens and Jillanne Gigi Badawi, alleging that they were aggrieved by the agency's determination that Iberdrola Renewables' Amazon Wind Farm East was not subject to state permitting standards.
Now that the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) has defied an audit mandated by state law, what happens next?
An attorney and two Wake County voters have filed a lawsuit challenging the state's new law calling for retention referendums for justices of the N.C. Supreme Court, claiming that the referendum, passed this year by the General Assembly, does not meet the definition of an election specified in...
Governor Pat McCrory enhanced the personal safety of North Carolina's first responders by signing legislation that prevents the disclosure of information that could lead to the identification of home addresses. The new law also prohibits the disclosure of government-issued cell phone numbers.
Governor Pat McCrory has selected Jonathan Kreider of Greensboro to fill the district court vacancy in Guilford County. The vacancy was created by the retirement of District Court Judge Linda Falls.
North Carolina lawmakers still cannot agree to a final budget. The Senate saw difficulty in compromise, so they decided to move their economic development and Medicaid reform plans out of the budget and into stand-alone bills. Unfortunately, even with this change, the two chambers were unable to...
Health policy doesn't exactly rank high on the summer reading bucket list. Let's be real - for most people, it's not all that fitting for the beach, and it surely doesn't pair well with red wine during a gossipy book-club meeting.
In his response to the recent shootings at Umpqua Community College, President Obama made an impassioned plea for more gun control...
The Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 was introduced this month by a bi-partisan group of US Senators that includes Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Mike Lee (R-UT), John Cornyn (R-TX), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patrick Leahy...
The federal government's lawsuit against North Carolina election laws could have "extraordinary ramifications for the United States," an election law expert told a Tuesday meeting of the Campbell Law School Federalist Society.
Governor Pat McCrory signed into law today a bill authorizing the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to establish a police department, a tribal alcohol law enforcement division, a natural resources law enforcement agency, and a probation and parole agency through the Cherokee Marshal's Office.
Governor Pat McCrory visited Stone Mountain State Park and UNC Charlotte today to discuss the Connect NC bond referendum he signed into law, which if approved by voters in March, will invest $2 billion in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure.
Governor Pat McCrory has signed the Connect NC Bond Act into law, which will allow the people of North Carolina to vote on a $2 billion bond package that will invest in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure throughout the state.
Today, Governor Pat McCrory visited Stone Mountain State Park to discuss the Connect NC Bond referendum he signed into law, which if approved by voters in March, will invest $2 billion in education, parks, National Guard facilities, and statewide water and sewer infrastructure. Of that amount...
Governor Pat McCrory signed the Connect NC Bond Act into law today at NC State University. The bond will allow the people of North Carolina to vote on a $2 billion bond package that will invest in education, parks, National Guard facilities and water and sewer infrastructure throughout the state.
Governor Pat McCrory will be in Raleigh and Kinston tomorrow to sign the Connect NC Bond Act into law. The legislation will allow the people of North Carolina to vote on a $2 billion bond package to support investments in education, parks, National Guard facilities, and water and sewer...
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.
On Friday, September 11, the Civitas Institute Center for Law and Freedom joined several other state-based legal and policy organizations in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the freedom of employees to choose what political causes they support. In a joint amicus brief in the case of...
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 interest...
In June, a low-life nutcase loser took a loaded weapon into a church in Charleston, South Carolina and shot the place up. Instead of taking it at face-value as the horrible crime and tragedy it was, the left politicized the hell out of it.
American law needs fixed rules and formal boundaries, not an ever-changing set of guidelines based on a judge's whims. Richard Epstein, professor of law and director of the Classical Liberal Institute at New York University, explained why during a recent public presentation for the John Locke Founda
State Rep. Chris Millis, R-Pender, warns North Carolina "may be on the way to [becoming] the next Superfund site" because it lacks a closure plan for hundreds of millions of tons of solar farm materials containing hazardous substances when the solar facilities wear out.
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