Daily Archives: May 12, 2011
Some of you know Michael Lowrey as the keeper of the annual By The Numbers report on city and county tax burdens. Others know him as the man who chronicles major decisions from North Carolina’s appellate courts. Others know him as a watcher of air travel changes in the state, and a few of youContinue Reading
David Bass’ latest Carolina Journal Online report focuses on the friend-of-the-court brief Republican legislative leaders have filed in the lawsuit challenging ObamaCare’s constitutionality.
An Amicus Brief filed on May 11th, 2011 in the NC Court of Appeals supports Florida’s lawsuit against PPACA (also known as ObamaCare). PRESS RELEASE BELOW: Raleigh, N.C. – President Obama’s federal health care law is unconstitutional, violates states’ rights, and would bust the state budget, according to an Amicus brief leaders of the North Carolina General AssemblyContinue Reading
In a brief late-morning news conference, N.C. House Majority Leader Paul Stam, R-Wake, and Rep. Tom Murry, R-Wake, discussed the General Assembly’s decision to file a friend-of-the-court brief in the lawsuit 26 states have filed against implementation of the 2010 federal health care reform law. Click play below to watch the 6:17 briefing.
The National Center for Policy Analysis reports on a new study by two researchers out of the UK which looked into the actual efficiency of wind farms operating in that country. NCPA summarizes the results as follows: The research, carried out by Stuart Young Consulting for the John Muir Trust, analyzed electricity generated from UKContinue Reading
I choose to be passive aggressive and will not link to the AP article that outlines the GOP’s long-term plan to reduce class sizes in grades K-3. A recent Brookings Institute report, Class Size: What Research Says and What it Means for State Policy, pointed out that schools can realize meaningful increases in student achievementContinue Reading
Live BlogMaine’s House of Representatives passed a package of health insurance reforms that will open up the insurance market in that st order cialis ate, so it looks more like a market, and should mean more affordable insurance for young adults. Mainers would be able to purchase insurance from other states, small businesses would beContinue Reading
On Tuesday, the Pope Center hosted an event in Washington entitled “Higher Education Reform: Where the Right and Left Meet.” We brought together six speakers who have written cogently on the problems of higher education, three of them who could be described as being on the right (conservative and libertarian) and three of whom couldContinue Reading