Civitas Review

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    Judge Beasley to Supreme Court, Next the Appeals Court

    Posted in Crime, Elections & Campaigns, Public Safety By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , , ,

    As reported by Civitas Tuesday Governor Bev Perdue is picking Appeals Court Judge Cheri Beasley to fill an empty seat on the State Supreme Court. That seat was vacated when Justice Patricia Timmons-Goodson stepped down. Now Perdue will have to pick someone to take Beasley's place on the Appeals Court. There was specualtion she would […]

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    Council of State Approves Dix Deal, Berger Looks to Repeal It

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Elections & Campaigns, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , , ,

    The Council of State approved a deal worked out with the city of Raleigh and Governor Bev Perdue to lease the Dorothea Dix property to the city for a park. The agreement is worth well below the value of the land. The two Republicans on the Council, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler and Labor Commissioner Cherie […]

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    Sen. Berger: Council of State Must Vote Down Bad Deal on Dix

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Economics, Politicians & Politicking, Transportation & Infrastructure By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , , , ,

    The Council of State will meet Tuesday morning at 9:00 and will face a decision of what do with the Dorothea Dix property in Raleigh. Governor Bev Perdue wants the other elected officials on the panel to approve a deal she worked out to allow the city of Raleigh to lease the land for 75 […]

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    Gov Perdue Decides on State-Federal Health Exchange

    Posted in Budget & Taxes, Healthcare, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking By Matt Willoughby | Tagged , , , , ,

    Governor Bev Perdue today said it was her intent to form a state-federal partnership to run a health exchange under Obamacare. It was one of three choices, the others being a state run exchange or letting the federal government run it. She told a press conference she couldn't speak for Governor elect Pat McCrory but […]

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    Shouldn't the "Best Business Climate" Actually Be Good for Business?

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

    Another year, another laughable Site Selection magazine ranking. The Governor's office is yet again touting Site Selection magazine's ranking North Carolina as having the "top business climate." Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that North Carolina ranked as the nation’s “Top Business Climate,” according to Site Selection magazine. It is the tenth time in the last […]

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