Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: February 2010

  1. 1
    Feb
    26

    Next "$25 Million-Dollar Pier" Earns Legislator Support

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Kasey Ginsberg | Tagged , ,

    With one $25 million-dollar pier currently under construction in Nags Head, Dare County and Aquarium officials have shifted focus to the next of the three proposed piers. Partnered with the Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, the next "$25 million-dollar pier" will be located in Emerald Isle on land donated by the town. At a meeting […]

  2. none
    Feb
    26

    Thank You Dell

    Posted in Miscellaneous By Jason Sutton | Tagged ,

    Graciously, Dell has decided to keep its doors open until July of this year.  You remember Dell, the company that the state gave in excess of $250 million worth of tax incentives and promises to in late 2004 to lure into the state.  With only five years gone by since Dell opened its doors here […]

  3. none
    Feb
    26

    Justice? You decide.

    Posted in Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Bob Luebke | Tagged ,

    I imagine there were  a few people shaking their heads this morning when they read about the punishment – or lack thereof – that was handed out to State Sen. R.C. Soles (See: news article). Yesterday Sen. Soles pled guilty in a Columbus County Courthouse to a misdemeanor assault with a weapon charge and paid […]

  4. none
    Feb
    26

    Governor's Office in Spin Mode

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Just yesterday, I blogged about one of Gov. Perdue's senior advisers warning that two to three thousand state employee jobs may be cut this year due to another massive budget deficit. I concluded with this comment: That last line no doubt triggered an emergency alarm at SEANC headquarters. Those SEANC folks must have given the Governor's office […]

  5. 1
    Feb
    26

    Hot Flashes, Dead Bugs, and Cocaine for Monkeys

    Posted in Budget & Taxes By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    No, that's not the title of some new whacked-out reality show on an obscure cable network. Rather, it is the title of the Civitas Institute's list of The 10 Worst Federal Stimulus Projects in North Carolina. Check it out and see what your tax dollars and your children's debt are funding.

Raleigh Web Design, WordPress & Web Development