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Diane Rufino has proposed a real remedy, based on the principles of federalism and nullification, to reign in federal spending.
A key Senate Republican is looking into whether Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) discussed classified information during Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate.
The Pope Center publishes this paper as part of our continuing effort to spur transparency in higher education. North Carolina citizens need to know if the UNC system is fulfilling its mission of discovering, creating, transmitting, and applying knowledge. The new edition of...
There is a great amount of rhetoric floating around over the Syrian Refugees due to the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.
In recent years, the microbrew industry in North Carolina has come into conflict with state regulations artificially limiting the growth of an otherwise booming business model. Specifically, North Carolina law mandates that a microbrewery may only distribute and sell its own beer if it sells less...
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 issued the following statement on the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act
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.
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.
This morning, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) voted against the $1.1 trillion, 2,009-page omnibus spending bill that does nothing substantive to curb the thousands of Middle Eastern refugees entering the United States.
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.
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) has signed onto a Freedom of Information Act request to the Department of Interior, asking for all correspondence relating to federal lands that were considered, analyzed, or designated as national monuments since January 20, 2009.
Republican legislative leaders finally unveiled their proposed biennial state budget. (Geez, it's about time, folks.) The budget is now subject to votes by each legislative chamber and action by Governor McCrory.
In a 4-3 decision, the NC Supreme Court ruled that the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which provides vouchers to low-income families, is constitutional. Obviously I am pleased with the outcome, but I am even happier about the timing. The expected release date for the next batch of Supreme Court...
In October the NC State Bar and LegalZoom, Inc. announced a settlement in their long-running dispute over the latter's online, self-help, legal document service. As Ben Barton describes it at Bloomberg's Big Law Business blog, the terms of that settlement constitute a win for LegalZoom and its...
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...
As the filing period for 2016 elections officially closed, the North Carolina Republican Party (NCGOP) will field an impressive slate of candidates across the state to continue the record of economic success and oppose the Obama-Clinton-Cooper agenda.
The State Board of Elections today received word that Democracy North Carolina and other plaintiffs have filed a complaint in federal court claiming violations of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993.
The Office of the Governor of North Carolina released the following statement after learning that three liberal advocacy groups filed a lawsuit in federal court against State Board of Elections (SBOE), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
Fifteen state employees will be presented with the prestigious 'Governor's Awards for Excellence' on Tuesday. It is the highest honor a state employee may receive for dedicated service to the State and the citizens of North Carolina.
Lawmakers are moving forward with plans to sell houses and other real properties owned by the state that are unused, or have not been used to their full potential.
North Carolinians now have a lot of neighbors, 10 million in fact, according to figures released today by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday announced that the state's unemployment reserve fund has ballooned to $1 billion, meaning that businesses across North Carolina will see the surcharges on their state unemployment taxes drop in January, resulting in more than a half-billion dollars in tax relief
Governor Pat McCrory invites college students in North Carolina to apply for the State of N.C. Internship Program for Summer 2016.
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