Tag:Roy Cooper

  • District closings boost homeschooling

    North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics of its opponents. According to data compiled by the organization EdChoice.org, about…

  • Past governors budgeted more carefully

    The state had already promised billions of dollars in spending over the coming year that it cannot finance with expected revenue. Now it faces additional spending requirements because of COVID.

  • Latest job numbers look promising

    As more North Carolinians manage to get and stay employed, our immediate economic future becomes less gloomy. The same could be said for the fiscal outlook of state and local government.

  • COVID infections far exceed cases

    Neither the Cooper administration nor its advisers deserve the bum rap that they forecast too many COVID infections in North Carolina. Indeed, it could be that their high-end forecast was an underestimate.