Source Archives: Civitas Institute

  • Toxic Agenda: Poverty in North Carolina, Part 2

    In Part 1 of Toxic Agenda: Poverty in North Carolina, we focused on the Left’s failed policies, and the increased toll they would take if the Left were to once again regain control of North Carolina state government. This ...

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  • Civitas Poll: Get the Complete May 2018 Results Here

    Complete May 2018 Poll Results From Job Approval Ratings to Public Opinion on Taxes and School Safety FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RALEIGH, N.C. — Today Civitas Polling released its latest statewide poll, which covered a broad range of issues from ...

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  • Civitas Poll: Trump would win NC again

    Trump Approval Rating at 51%; Generic Congressional ballot tied RALEIGH, NC – Today the Civitas Institute released a statewide poll which reveals that if the 2016 presidential election were held again today, President Donald Trump would defeat Hillary Clinton, in North Carolina, ...

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  • NCAE teacher walkout: things you need to know

    Today the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) is holding a rally in Raleigh where the organization is having teachers meet to lobby legislators for higher salaries and more education funding. The event has garnered significant media coverage, yet we&...

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  • May 2018 Civitas Newspaper: CLC Coverage

    The cover story for the May issue is a wrap up of the highlights of the Conservative Leadership Conference in Raleigh. Brian Balfour offers an excellent piece on the law and legislation. Fans of the late former Supreme Court Justice ...

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  • Tell Gov. Cooper: Prioritize Students, Not Politics

    Today an NCAE — North Caorlina Association of Educators — e-mail became public. This 9 page e-mail details plans for the teacher strike planned for tomorrow, May 16, 2018. You read that right. Tomorrow, 38 school districts will close and 973,444 students will miss school ...

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  • What’s missing from the teacher pay discussion

    What’s missing from the teacher pay discussion Focusing just on salary figures paints an incomplete picture Pay boosts for academic credentials and certifications are significant and important The value of benefits can exceed $20K, depending on experience and ...

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  • Teach your children young

    North Carolina’s General Assembly reconvenes on May 16. Not coincidentally, May 16 is also an “optional teacher work day” in Durham, Wake, and a score of other districts where public schools will be closed so that teachers can ...

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  • Civitas Poll: Voters Prefer Uniform Business Tax Cuts to Spur Economy

    Voters Prefer Uniform Business Tax Cuts to Spur Economy Cooper’s Tax Policy Out of Touch With Voters RALEIGH, NC – Civitas Polling’s most recent survey found the majority of North Carolina voters believe across the board ...

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  • Civitas Partisan Index is Now Live

    RALEIGH, NC – Today, the Civitas Institute released the updated Civitas Partisan Index. This tool reflects the political balance of power in North Carolina. Modeled after the Cook Partisan Voting Index, the Civitas Partisan Index (CPI) compares the political leanings ...

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