In one of the more important races in North Carolina, Supreme Court candidates Republican Paul Newby and Democrat Sam Ervin have roughly the same amount of cash on hand in their latest campaign reports. They both received over $240,000 in public finance funds. But the State Board of Elections ruled they would not be given [...]
Monthly Archives: July 2012
While pundits quibble about unemployment and spending, voters this year will be most concerned about which candidates offer the most compelling story about fairness. That’s the conclusion I took away from “The Road to Freedom,” a new book by Arthur C. Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute, who will be speaking at a Civitas [...]
Group notes this: “The scandal surrounding Duke Energy in the wake of the abrupt departure of incoming CEO Bill Johnson shows no signs of going away any time soon — and that could spell trouble for Democrats, who have tied their political fortunes to once-and-again Duke CEO Jim Rogers in advance of the party’s upcoming [...]
The state Department of Health and Human Services is looking for a new home to consolidate the staff strewn around Wake County. It is asking for bids on space that could be leased or built to house 4,300 employees. To give you a perspective of the size needed, the “Request for Proposals” or RFP says the department would [...]
Arthur Brooks make his case in an unforgettable way. He’s speaking July 18 at a luncheon in Charlotte. He wowed the crowd at our Conservative Leadership Conference; this will interest anyone concerned about where our society is heading.