Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: December 2015

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    Who's Scanning Your License Plate?

    Posted in Civitas Review, Crime, Government, Legislative Activity By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , , ,

    Did you know that a new technology allows police to scan a stream of license plates as cars and trucks go by? And did you know that, until yesterday, no state law regulated how police could use that data? Some worry that the authorities could use that data to track what you are doing: when […]

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    Duke Energy: Renewable Energy Mandates Keeping Rates Higher

    Posted in Civitas Review, Environment & Energy By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    This press release from Duke Energy delivers some good news to NC households – rates are going down. But thanks to the renewable energy portfolio standards (REPS), however, rates will be higher than they would have been otherwise.   Duke Energy Progress customers in North Carolina will see a decrease in overall rates effective Dec. […]

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    NCAE membership numbers; the wait continues

    Posted in Civitas Review, Education By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    Regular readers of this web site know that over the years we’ve chronicled the decline in NEA/NCAE membership. Our interest in these numbers stems from the radical views of both organizations as well as the common practice of both organizations of making political contributions to candidates whose views are at odds with those of its […]

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    Most Popular Posts in November

    Posted in Civitas Review, Miscellaneous By Brian Balfour | Tagged , , , ,

    The most viewed stories on the Civitas Institute's website for the month of November were: Thank You, Governor McCrory  – this page thanked the governor for his request to the federal government that they cease sending Syrian   refugees to North Carolina Will NC Students Have to Share Bathrooms, Locker Rooms with the Other Sex?  […]

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