NC General Assembly

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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online about a regulatory sandbox bill moving through the N.C. General Assembly. John Hood’s CJ Opinion explains why North Carolina’s labor force shouldn’t be shrinking.
    Mitch Kokai, September 22, 2021
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    An Education Savings Account Gives This Mom a Lifeline For Her Special-Needs Daughter

    Sometimes public policy can seem abstract and theoretical. Sometimes it’s hard to connect the dots between the decisions state lawmakers make, and the impact those decisions have on average people — on you and me. But on Monday, that connection was front and center at Locke’s Shaftesbury Society panel discussion…
    Donna Martinez, September 21, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    A new Carolina Journal Opinion explains why lawmakers interested in limiting the governor’s emergency powers might need to start thinking about 2025. Jon Sanders’ CJ Opinion reminds us that the “unvaccinated” who face so much criticism include those who are naturally immune to COVID-19.
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on a leading state senator’s critique of a left-wing redistricting activist. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion discusses race and the impact of ideas in the classroom.
    Mitch Kokai, September 17, 2021
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    Ending Racial Discrimination Doesn’t Mean Banning Affirmative Action

    Wenyuan Wu writes for Minding the Campus about the debate surrounding a proposed constitutional amendment in North Carolina. The North Carolina General Assembly is considering a new bill (Senate Bill 729) which seeks to outlaw racial discrimination and racial preferences in public affairs. The bill’s language is identical…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the General Assembly finalizing a bill blocking the state attorney general from taking part in collusive lawsuit settlements. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion explains why Gov. Roy Cooper’s most recent veto shows that he’s “all in” for support of Critical Race Theory.
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Dallas Woodhouse reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest round of election redistricting hearings. One CJ Opinion highlights Democratic contradictions in their responses to a bill targeting public school indoctrination. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion explains why tellers of history should not be judges.  …
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the state Senate’s latest vote to limit the governor’s emergency powers. Ray Nothstine’s CJ Opinion highlights UNC’s embarrassing “global whiteness” class.
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2021