End The Franchise Tax

End The Franchise Tax

Rich States Poor States released it’s annual report this week on every state’s economic outlook, with North Carolina coming...

School Choice For Me But Not For Thee
February 21, 2019

School Choice For Me But Not For Thee

Politicians like first-term State Senators Kirk deViere and Harper Peterson rode into office on big promises to “invest” –...

Hollywood Harper Peterson Rides Again
February 19, 2019

Hollywood Harper Peterson Rides Again

Fresh off his genuflection to the Altar of AOC, throwing his support behind the comically expensive “Green New Deal,”...

If You Like Your Job, You Can Keep Your Job… If You Work For the Government
February 13, 2019

If You Like Your Job, You Can Keep Your Job… If You Work For the Government

Forbes: The Best States For Business 2018: North Carolina Leads The Way Site Selection Magazine: “North Carolina ranks second,...

Harper Peterson Wants Poop On Your Lettuce
February 12, 2019

Harper Peterson Wants Poop On Your Lettuce

Well, maybe not directly but that’s going to be the effect of his endorsement of the Green New Deal. ...

The Left’s Latest Campaign to Stomp On Student Success
February 5, 2019

The Left’s Latest Campaign to Stomp On Student Success

Last week the News & Observer reported that certain groups on the left are pushing for a cap on...

Medicaid Expansion: Good Intentions, Terrible Costs
January 29, 2019

Medicaid Expansion: Good Intentions, Terrible Costs

Bill filing period is here at the NCGA, and with it some of the standard fulfilling-campaign-promises filings. No surprise...

STEPHEN WILEY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CAROLINA PARTNERSHIP FOR REFORM
January 22, 2019

STEPHEN WILEY NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CAROLINA PARTNERSHIP FOR REFORM

Carolina Partnership for Reform (CPR) announced today that Stephen Wiley has joined the organization as Executive Director.  Wiley issued the following...

August 6, 2018

THE ANTI-REFORMERS, PART 3: HOW MUCH TAX $$$ IS ENOUGH FOR COLE PHELPS?

Cole Phelps isn’t just another anti-reformer promising higher taxes, like Michael Garrett and John Campbell. In his short career...

July 23, 2018

THE ANTI-REFORMERS, PART 2: LEARNING ABOUT MICHAEL GARRETT

Another anti-reformer who opposed bipartisan tax cuts and teacher raises: Michael Garrett. Garrett has run for office several times,...

July 16, 2018

The Anti-Reformers, Part 1: Checking on John Campbell

It’s tough to argue you’d fight for taxpayers and teachers when you tried to take from taxpayers and teachers....

June 19, 2018

WHEN $1.3 BILLION ISN’T ENOUGH

It seems the conservative reformers on Jones Street are getting serious about a Constitutional Amendment that gives voters the...

June 15, 2018

DEMOCRAT LEGISLATORS SIDE WITH POLITICIANS ON TAX LIMITATION

Our recent statewide issues poll reveals 62% of voters agree with a Constitutional Amendment limiting the income tax to...