Tag: General Assembly

It’s official: 14th Congressional seat coming to NC. What’s next?

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – North Carolina has grown large enough over the last decade to earn a 14th congressional seat, the U.S. Census Bureau announced today in a news release. That seat will be contested during next year’s…

Legislative hearing into NCHSAA begins: How did we get here?

Seaforth High School athletic fields (photo by Gene Galin)

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – Leaders of the North Carolina High School Athletics Association (NCHSAA) are scheduled to testify before the newly created, Joint Legislative Commission on Governmental Operations Subcommittee on Interscholastic Athletic an investigative committee formed to examine…

Three NC school initiatives show promise

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – In North Carolina politics, few issues are as contentious as education. For years, Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-led General Assembly have locked horns on such issues as funding formulas, teacher pay, and…

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,…