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What if the conventional wisdom about education in North Carolina were exactly backwards, and it was Republicans who have been more generous in funding our state's schools
In 2015, the city of Raleigh spent $4.62 million on on-road bikeways. Between 2009 and 2015, Raleigh grew its bikeways from 73 miles to 179 miles
Martin Community College was at increased risk of fraud and its true financial picture was clouded because it lacked proper controls over financial reporting that resulted in a series of accounting errors, based on an audit of the 2014-15 school year by the Office of State Auditor
Accountability -- and our outdated concept of it -- is a topic Andy Smarick of the Fordham Institute artfully explores in recent blog post "Public Accountability vs. Consumer Accountability".
Should the government keep taxes higher in order to finance schools, roads, and other public services, even if the higher taxes discourage some private investment and entrepreneurship
Approximately 55 percent of North Carolina's $21.9 billion state budget is spent on education. About 70 percent of all money devoted to education is spent on K-12 education
Jones thanks Chairman Harold Rogers (KY-5) for acting on Jones' March 17 request to include language in federal spending bills to ensure that computer networks in federal agencies block the viewing, downloading, and exchanging of pornography
The city wants to spend a large amount of taxpayers' money to build a ballpark complex. It won't just be a ballpark. The facility would also be designed to host soccer, lacrosse, and other sporting events.
What would North Carolina look like with Roy Cooper as governor? Today, the North Carolina Republican Party (NCGOP) launched a website, backtothefuturenc.com, and digital ad campaign to take North Carolinians back in time to examine Roy Cooper's long 30-year record as a Raleigh insider and show how
The 2015 long legislative session has proven to be just that: long. Many productive ideas have been discussed, among them whether we should take advantage of low interest rates and construction costs to borrow and address long-neglected needs; whether insurance companies or providers should...
Wikipedia defines "pork barrel" spending as "the appropriation of government spending for localized projects secured solely or primarily to bring money to a representative's district."
A new report, funded by the North Carolina Chamber Foundation, makes what the Foundation and the report's authors at the Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) obviously believe to be a strong case for new spending on highway infrastructure in North Carolina. The title of the...
Government is measured everyday for different reasons and from different perspectives. Some measure government by the number of laws that have been enacted. Others look at the amount of tax revenue that is collected and the size of the operating budget. Still others look at more subjective measur

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