Judge Doug McCullough (d. 2022) discusses his book ‘Sea of Greed’ in 2008
N.C. Court of Appeals Judge Doug McCullough (d. 2022) discusses his book “Sea of Greed” during a July 21, 2008, presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society.
Why you should support the nuclear energy bill moving through NC’s legislature
North Carolina lawmakers have an opportunity to promote lower emissions while growing the state’s economy — it’s critical that they take that chance. The state Senate recently advanced SB678 to the House Rules Committee. If passed, the bill would change the state’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (REPS) to a Clean Energy Portfolio Standard (CEPS) and...
New NC Supreme Court filing offers reminder of Cohen’s role in Ace Speedway shutdown
A day after Mandy Cohen’s name surfaced as the likely nominee to lead a top federal health agency, a new brief filed at the N.C. Supreme Court discusses her role in shutting down an Alamance County racetrack during the COVID-19 pandemic. Owners of Ace Speedway filed the brief Friday in a case the state’s highest court is expected to review this year.
A third of NC roads are in poor or mediocre condition
A new report shows that 33% of major roads in North Carolina are in poor or mediocre condition. Published by TRIP, a National Transportation Research Nonprofit, the data comes from the N.C. Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation. 23% of the state’s major roads are in fair condition with...
NC narrowly missed debt-limit impact, but the growing national debt can’t be ignored
The United States just averted a critical situation when Congress agreed to extend the country’s debt limit. President Biden is set to sign the bipartisan legislation. Speaker Kevin McCarthy and North Carolina Republican Patrick McHenry whipped House GOP members into line to authorize the $1.5 trillion debt limit deal struck with President Biden, but ultimate...