Civitas Review

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    Nov
    10

    Challenge Made Against Sanctuary City Protester's Vote

    Posted in Civitas Review, Immigration By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , , , , ,

    Last week we reported on a voter who, the day before she cast a ballot in the Durham County municipal elections, was arrested in Wake County and had given the Wake County Magistrate a Miami, Florida address. North Carolina requires a voter to be a resident of North Carolina in order to vote. The voter’s […]

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    Feb
    25

    Gov. McCrory Talks Election Reform On Crossfire

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

    After Crossfire host Van Jones, former Obama administration appointee, grossly mischaracterised North Carolina's new voting law (among other things) while introducing Gov. McCrory, the Gov. of Missouri, Jay Nixon,  injected himself into the debate. Nixon seemed to scoff at Gov. McCrory, then said, "I don't think voting should be that hard. I think voting should be easy and we […]

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    Sep
    04

    Should Teachers Get More For Advanced Degrees?

    Posted in Economics, Education, Politicians & Politicking By Lee Brett | Tagged , , , , , ,

    Governor McCrory surprised officials at the State Board of Education today when he announced that the state will continue to award extra pay to teachers who hold advanced degrees. The extra pay was eliminated in the most recent budget, but the governor “found” enough money – over $10 million – in the state budget to […]

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    Apr
    27

    Gov. McCrory Takes First Step for Election Reform

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

    Governor McCrory announced his appointments to the North Carolina State Board of Elections. McCrory's appointments are: Josh Howard of Wake County – Republican Paul J. Foley of Forsyth County – Republican Rhonda K. Amoroso of New Hanover County – Republican Joshua D. Malcolm  of Robeson County – Democrat Maja Kricker of Chatham County – Democrat The new board members […]

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    Apr
    03

    McCrory Announces Medicaid Reform Plans

    Posted in Healthcare By Brian Balfour | Tagged , ,

    Earlier today Gov. Pat McCrory announced his administation's plans to reform North Carolina's Medicaid program. The details of his proposal can be read here. Some highlights include: "Medicaid reform is long overdue and essential for the future health of North Carolina," said Governor McCrory. “We’re bringing all partners together to improve care, customer service and […]

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