With a widely publicized video of a confrontation with two students on a Washington, DC sidewalk circulating, incumbent Democratic Congressman Bob Etheridge now trails Republican challenger Renee Ellmers according to a new SurveyUSA poll released today by the Civitas Institute.
Today, SB1112, “Modernization of the State ABC System,” was considered in the Senate Judiciary II Committee. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Don Vaughan (D-Guilford), claimed that there is very little support for privatization, which is the most effective way to ensure profitability and efficiency. A Civitas poll from February 2010 contends otherwise. The poll indicates that, [...]
An N.C. Senate joint resolution currently in committee smacks decidedly of the nascent Arizonan immigration law that places the power of immigration enforcement into the hands of the state government. This Arizonan law came after many concerns of the federal government being unwilling or unable to sufficiently address the illegal immigration problem themselves. Senate Joint Resolution 1349, sponsored by Don [...]
Sixty-four percent of North Carolina voters favor the new law in Arizona which tracks federal law and allows local law enforcement to arrest illegal immigrants for being in the state illegally according to new Civitas poll results. Twenty-five percent said they oppose it, and 11 percent said they were not sure. As the debate continues [...]
A recent Civitas poll finds that 56 percent of North Carolina voters support drilling off the state’s coast for oil and natural gas. Thirty-seven percent were opposed and 7 percent had no opinion. Support for oil exploration off the coast has remained consistently strong in Civitas polling results. The May 2009 poll found 71 percent [...]