Today the North Carolina Supreme Court gave everyone who believes all children deserve access to quality educational opportunities some very good news when it upheld the constitutionality of the state's Opportunity Scholarship program. The court's 4-3 decision reversed a lower court decision by Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood. In writing for the majority, Chief Justice, […]
Monthly Archives: July 2015
NC Capitol Connection continues its look at sanctuary cities by highlighting a program that gives counties added authority to deal with illegal immigration.
The Center for Law and Freedom's Elliot Engstrom has written an important article about the state Senate's opportunity to rein in a process that raises troubling questions about how the education and health systems respect family and student privacy. The Senate is now considering HB 13, which among other things would expand but also clarify […]
At NC Capitol Connection, Matt Caulder updates his look at sanctuary cities in North Carolina. Can you guess which city so far most fervently embraces such policies? Click here to find out.
Today's News & Observer has an article featuring the NC Biotechnology Center – noting that the Senate's budget proposal would eliminate taxpayer funding for the Center, while the House budget includes continued taxpayer support to the tune of $13.6 million. Last fall, Civitas featured the Biotech Center as a Waste of the Week, arguing that […]