Tag: General Assembly

Stop talking about priorities, governor Cooper, and open NC businesses, schools

By John Trump Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper may not even realize it, but he’s fallen into a weird pattern of announcing priorities. Cooper issues executive orders — using broad powers granted him under the auspices of the N.C.…

NC sales-tax hike is unneeded

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – When North Carolina Democrats are in power, their go-to source of new revenue is to raise sales taxes. Oh, I realize you’ve probably read or heard something different during recent election cycles. Left-wing politicians,…

The absurdity of continued school closings

By Ray Nothstine Raleigh, NC – Public education has a lot of problems these days. Its greatest asset to many families — that it’s primarily an instrument of child care and convenience for working and middle-class families — has been…