Civitas Review

Monthly Archives: January 2016

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    Jan
    25

    When Green Goes Too Far on Campus

    Posted in Education By Jim Tynen | Tagged , , , , ,

    But in many cases campus greening, now called “sustainability,” goes far beyond smart moves to use resources more wisely. It has become a matter of religion.

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    Jan
    22

    Intolerance in the Academy

    Posted in Education By Civitas Staff | Tagged , , ,

    By Jenna A. Robinson Last week, a new finding about ideological imbalance made headlines all over the country. According to Matt Woessner, an associate professor of political science and public policy at Penn State Harrisburg, liberal professors now outnumber their conservative counterparts by a ratio of roughly 5 to 1. Daniel Klein, a professor of […]

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    Jan
    22

    Academic Study: NC's Spending Growth "Unsustainable"; Pension Liability Far Larger Than Reported

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

    A new study released by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University takes a close look at financial health of North Carolina state government. Among the findings: Real (inflation-adjusted) state spending per capita has increased fourfold in North Carolina since 1970. Three sources of revenue allowed for this increase: (1) tax increases, (2) increased debt, […]

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    Jan
    21

    Group Looks at N.C. Counties' Suspect Voter Registration Numbers

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF), headed up by J. Christian Adams, has sent statutory notice letters to 37 counties in several states – including North Carolina, informing them that they appear to not be complying with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).  Here is an example of the letter sent to election officials in Colorado, Florida, Nevada, […]

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    Jan
    15

    Update – A Spy, Drug Dealers, Cronies, Hemp and the NCGA

    Posted in Legislative Activity By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

    You may remember the legislation that started out as a license plate bill for retired registers of deeds in March of 2015, but mysteriously became the “Hemp Bill” on September 28, 2015 and was ratified the next day. All this, just two days before the end of last year’s marathon legislative session. Civitas looked at […]

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