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NC State Capitol (Photo: Clayton Henkel)

Weekend reads: NC’s new Teacher of the Year, UNC losing faculty and staff, and one word makes a big difference for NC’s environment

BY: - April 16, 2023

In this issue: 1. One-word change in Farm Act could increase greenhouse gas emissions from hog farms A one-word change in the Farm Act could allow hog farmers to capture methane from their waste lagoons, but choose not to use the gas for energy. Instead, the farmer could merely send the potent greenhouse gas through […]


The Week’s Top Five on NC Policy Watch

BY: - November 17, 2017

1. The Right wages class warfare in Washington Will Burr and Tillis really vote for this? For much of the 20th Century, one of the labels that American politicians of a progressive bent feared most was the accusation that they were engaging in “class warfare.” Even for many on the left, the concept of class […]

Editorial: House budget another bad bet

BY: - June 16, 2014

The House plan to fund teacher raises with increased lottery revenues continues to meet with widespread derision. ICYMI, the Greensboro News & Record weighed in over the weekend: “When it comes to raising teacher pay, the state House has almost trumped the Senate for bad ideas. The Senate offers 11 percent salary hikes, on average, […]

Lunch Links: ACA enrollment swells, WSJ questions NC ‘comeback’, and a Moral Monday focus on coal ash (video)

BY: - March 31, 2014

Hope you ate your Wheaties this morning! This is going to be a busy Monday – so try to keep up! First, today is the final day for open enrollment in the Affordable Care Act.  Chris Fitzsimon’s Monday numbers column has a fascinating look at the ACA as we get down to the wire. Of […]