Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 20, Number 3 – March 2011

• ‘Unnamed source’ paid for Perdue flight
• Audit confirms TransPark’s huge debt

• JLF budget expert crafts plan that lowers taxes, Page 2
• Bill would deny college admission to those ‘not lawfully present,’ Page 3
• State spends $1 M defining ‘green’ jobs, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Electoral Freedom Act would put more 3rd parties on ballot, Page 5
• Bill would restore partisan labels in North Carolina judicial races, Page 5
• Boylston Creek reclassification may be swimming upstream, Page 6

• $3,500 tax credit bill angers some groups, heartens others, Page 7
• Kristen Blair commentary: U.S. STEM skills don’t add up, Page 7
• Charter school bill broadens into school reform bill, Page 8
• Neighborhood assignment programs expand in North Carolina, Page 9

• Students play major role in D.C. conservative event, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Monty Python goes to college, Page 17
• Universities and businesses join in aquaculture, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: UNC budget cuts provide change to improve quality and efficiency, Page 19

• Backers: Voter ID measure targets fraud, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Court: City can take land even if it has no firm plans to use it, Page 11
• Michael Sanera commentary: Smart growthers channel Orwell, Page 11
• Wake County: Wrong time to ask for a higher transit tax, Page 12
• From the Newsstands, Page 12
• PTI sees Passenger Facility Charge as best of bad alternatives, Page 13

• Movie review: ‘The King’s Speech’ a touching tale of quiet heroism, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Jarvis and Carr two underappreciated North Carolina governors, Page 21
• Book review: The other Limbaugh scores Obama, Page 22
• Short Takes on Culture, Page 22
• Book review: Right to Earn a Living highlights erosion of economic freedoms, Page 23

• Editorial: Veto shows Perdue has Easley’s back, Page 24
• Karen Y. Palasek commentary: Join the choir once in a while, Page 24
• John Hood commentary: Why the state should have sued, Page 25
• Editorial: UNC tuition policy, Page 25
• Editorial: A fiscal dilemma, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Why aren’t jobs coming back?, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: Conservatives, ignore at your peril, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Off to a fast start, Page 27

• Gov Perdue to promote alcohol tourism for N.C. (a CJ parody), Page 28