Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: November 2015

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    Nov
    04

    Sanctuary City Protester with Miami Address Votes In Durham County

    Posted in Civitas Review, Immigration By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , ,

    We keep getting new information on the six political activists that were arrested outside of the Governor’s Mansion last Friday. A group of protesters chained themselves together and blocked Blount Street in in order to be arrested. They were protesting Governor McCrory signing of House Bill 318, a law that will, among its provisions, prevent […]

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    Nov
    04

    Raises for the 1 Percent at UNC

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , ,

    By Jenna A. Robinson Last week, the UNC Board of Governors committee meetings began to run behind schedule when the Committee on Personnel and Tenure went into a prolonged closed session. Outside, observers wondered what could possibly take so long. On Friday, the full board did the same, meeting behind closed doors for two and […]

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    Nov
    04

    Farewell to a True Public Servant

    Posted in Civitas Review, Government, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    We at Civitas were saddened to hear of the passing of former U.S. Rep. Howard Coble. He was the 6th Congressional District’s congressman from 1985 until he retired early this year. That made him the longest-serving Republican House member in the North Carolina history. He was well know for his colorful sport coats, and for […]

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    Nov
    03

    The Would-Be King of UNC-Land

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By demidowdy | Tagged , ,

    John Fennebresque can certainly claim that he is a uniter, not a divider. He accomplished an amazing feat in his 16-month tenure as chairman of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors: he united our highly divided state on one issue, that issue being his resignation from the board—just about everybody wanted him gone (he resigned last week).

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    Nov
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    Top Read Civitas Articles

    Posted in Civitas Review, Politicians & Politicking By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , , , ,

    Here is what visitors to www.nccivitas.org were reading in October; the top three most read new articles last month were: A Spy, Drug Dealers, Cronies, Hemp and the NCGA Who does it take for the NC General Assembly to move fast? Apparently lawmakers can act swiftly if they want to legalize hemp, a relative of […]

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