As Civitas’ Jim Tynen reported last month, Reuters inaccurately reported that Donald Trump’s event at Dorton Arena was shut down by protesters, and now the News and Observer has reported on the Marco Rubio rally held in Raleigh on Saturday, and they’ve gotten it very wrong again.
Governor Pat McCrory today signed an executive order that will save North Carolina taxpayers an estimated $425,000 subsidy in worker productivity by eliminating paid leave for SEANC officers and delegates to attend the SEANC annual convention. Read the entire language of the executive order: McCrory EO 84 State Employee Fairness Initiative
“If the people who are supposed to keep us aware are unaware themselves, how can we know how to stand up for ourselves?” asks Jay Schalin in today’s Pope Center feature, titled “Ignorance Is Not Bliss for Journalism Majors.”
By Robert Luebke Consider these real-life scenarios: An Arizona family is told their 6-year-old son, Ryan, has symptoms on the autism spectrum. Doctors say he will need 20-40 hours per week of individual therapies. Ryan’s parents can’t afford that. What can they do? In Nevada, Katie, a sixth-grader, is struggling to fit in at her […]
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).