Leah Byers

Government Affairs Associate

Posts by Leah Byers

  • Progressives, NC Dems think government should “Co-parent” your kids.

    The Daily Show TV personality Jordan Klepper targets parents and protesters at a rally in Johnston County, North Carolina, in a video out this week (Full video at bottom of this post). The rally’s primary focus appears to be pushing back against mask and vaccine mandates for K-12 public schools,…
    Leah Byers, September 24, 2021
  • As school year begins, pushback grows against Critical Race Theory

    Opposition to classroom indoctrination is mounting. In North Carolina and across the nation, concerned parents and citizens are demanding accountability for the content and values being taught to their children in K-12 public schools. Chief concerns center around ideas about Neo-Marxism, wokeism, and the culmination of those ideas in the…
    Leah Byers, August 25, 2021
  • State data breach highlights need for extra nonprofit protections

    Cover Photo by Tianyi Ma on Unsplash  A document containing the personal information of nearly 85,000 current and former state employees was available on a state employee portal for over a year, according to a letter from the state Departments of Information Technology and…
    Leah Byers, August 16, 2021
  • New session highlights second chance for previous ideas

     “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” – Ecclesiastes 1:9 Yesterday kicked off the new two-year state legislative session, and many politicos have stars in their eyes at the possibilities inherent with the new beginning. We…
    Leah Byers, January 15, 2021