Green dream nice, but unrealistic

Green dream nice, but unrealistic

The town of Hillsborough and Orange County have turned the holy grail of environmentalism into official public policy. They want to transform into 100...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Does Cooper favor higher taxes?

Does Cooper favor higher taxes?

RALEIGH — Does Gov. Roy Cooper believe that North Carolina’s tax burden should be $3 billion higher?It’s a fair question to ask give...

December 25th, 2017 |  


Time to accelerate school reform

Time to accelerate school reform

Before race drivers start a race, teams fine-tune cars to ensure ultimate performance. At your N.C. Department of Public Instruction, my team and I ha...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Tribe closes tribal rolls in order to improve enrollment process

Tribe closes tribal rolls in order to improve enrollment process

Lumbee tribal members have expressed concern with our enrollment ordinance and rnrollment procedures for some time. The Tribal Government has heard th...

December 22nd, 2017 |  


Republicans deliver on promise; Americans get needed tax relief

To the Editor,Promise made, promise kept.This week, House and Senate Republicans, working with President Trump, delivered on our promise to give tax r...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Alabama shows all is possible

Alabama shows all is possible

I admit that over the past few days I have been gleefully whistling “Sweet Home Alabama” and listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd’s version a...

December 20th, 2017 |  


Two cheers for GOP tax reform

Two cheers for GOP tax reform

RALEIGH — There’s a valid argument against federal tax reform — an argument that didn’t apply to North Carolina’s path-b...

December 20th, 2017 |  


County facing critical hire for its economic future

It would be hard to overstate the gravity of the hire that Robeson County Manager Ricky Harris and his team are currently charged with.But we will giv...

December 19th, 2017 updated: December 19th, 2017. |  


NC State lacking diversity push

NC State lacking diversity push

Like just about every university and college these days, mine — N.C. State University — spends millions each year on a sprawling bureaucra...

December 19th, 2017 |  


Death penalty on NC death row

Death penalty on NC death row

North Carolina juries rejected the death penalty in 2017, refusing to impose death sentences at any of the four trials where prosecutors sought them a...

December 18th, 2017 |