Shortchanged: Gender and race discrimination in the workplace, and how to fix it

Shortchanged: Gender and race discrimination in the workplace, and how to fix it

Imagine a country where employees’ salaries hinge on their gender and race. White women are paid 20 cents less per dollar than white men, and wo...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Dissing Independent voters

Dissing Independent voters

Americans are as divided as ever along political lines and we constantly hear people say how tired they are of the hyper-partisanship driving our poli...

April 7th, 2017 updated: April 7th, 2017. |  


Federal budget uncertainties

Federal budget uncertainties

If you’ve ever put together a jigsaw puzzle you can understand the task of assembling a state budget. Like a puzzle, one piece of the spending a...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Businesses Vote With Their Feet

Businesses Vote With Their Feet

RALEIGH — Left-wing activists spent a year complaining that House Bill 2 was hurting North Carolina’s business climate. They eagerly cited...

April 5th, 2017 |  


Important Medicaid news you might have missed

Important Medicaid news you might have missed

You probably missed the news that the members of the overwhelmingly Republican state Senate finally came to their senses Monday and voted to expand Me...

April 4th, 2017 updated: April 4th, 2017. |  


Still walking the path to zero

Still walking the path to zero

North Carolina Senate leaders continue to march our state down the path to a zero income tax. That goal was set by powerful outside interests who want...

April 4th, 2017 updated: April 4th, 2017. |  


HB2 gone, for better or worse

HB2 gone, for better or worse

Politics is ugly and the bill that passed as a repeal of HB2 was proof. That said, it also helped the state move forward. The interest groups on both ...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Opportunity for Vulnerable Children

Members Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Opportunity for Vulnerable Children

WASHINGTON– Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce today introduced the Juvenile Justice Reform...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Left Doubles Down on Double Standard

Left Doubles Down on Double Standard

RALEIGH — Dr. James Otteson, a business school professor at Wake Forest University, came up with an intriguing idea. What if he brought together...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Enough is enough: tax-cutting frenzy threatens North Carolina’s future

Enough is enough: tax-cutting frenzy threatens North Carolina’s future

Two weeks ago a group of state Senate leaders unveiled a plan to raise principal pay in North Carolina and raise funds for school construction in rura...

March 31st, 2017 |