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Legislative Activity Archives

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    Jun
    02

    $60 Million Lottery Reserve Fund?

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Legislative Activity By Bob Luebke | Tagged , ,

    On Friday we reported on this blog that the NC Education Lottery and Gov. McCrory seemed to be moving in different directions with regards to the Lottery budget. Now comes word from a source within the Lottery of  a $60 million "reserve fund". Incensed? So are we. $60 million is a lot of money.  State […]

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    Apr
    30

    Sen. Mike Lee Speaking Today Online on Conservative Agenda

    Posted in Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen | Tagged

    Sen. Mike Lee, one of our main speakers at CLC, will be speaking today, April 30, at 12:30 from the Heritage Institute, and you can view it online. To find out more about seeing his speech online, and to read one of the senator's recent remarks on a new conservative agenda, click here.

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    Apr
    28

    How the Left Leverages Your Tax Dollars to Lobby for More Tax Dollars

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

    This June, the NC Science Leadership Association will be hosting an "advocacy workshop for Teachers."  The workshop promises, among other things, to allow attendees to "Spend two days learning about how to communicate effectively with lawmakers about issues that are important to you." The top listed issue of importance, naturally, is teacher pay; with other […]

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    Apr
    17

    UNC Must Walk the Walk on Openness

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen

    We recently queried the University of North Carolina about public comments made by the UNC Law Schools' dean, Jack Boger. He was  quoted as saying: “The open records act permits citizens and institutions to request such records without clarifying what their motives are. I think some within the university — I’m probably one of them […]

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    Apr
    16

    The 'Good Motives Defense' Offered by UNC Law Chief

    Posted in Education, Legislative Activity By Jim Tynen

    In the latest development in Civitas' quest to pry public records out of the University of North Carolina, Dean Jack Boger of the UNC Law School was recently quoted as saying: “The open records act permits citizens and institutions to request such records without clarifying what their motives are,” says Boger. “I think some within […]

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