Tag: North Carolina General Assembly

NC state budget delay strengthens case for limits

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – House Speaker Tim Moore told reporters last week that the North Carolina General Assembly is unlikely to craft and approve a state budget deal before Labor Day. That’s more than two months into the…

North Carolina Democrats get reality check

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina General Assembly is going to stay in Republican hands after the 2022 midterms. For state Democrats, this is a bitter pill to swallow. That they’ve already managed to swallow it, however,…

Democrats may fall just short in NC

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Of all the important electoral contests on North Carolina’s ballot this fall, our General Assembly races will be among the most consequential. The state legislature funds and sets policy for major institutions — from…

What a year! Ten trends in Higher Education in 2015

By Pope Center staff Raleigh, NC – Looking back at all that happened in higher education this year is enough to make your head spin. One minute, state politicians are finally making good policies; the next, university officials are caving…