10/21/2014 10:46 PM|
Report: State needs task force on veterans
RALEIGH – Nearly 800,000 military veterans call North Carolina home, yet a new report found that the state lacks a coordinated strategy to support them. The report from the General Assembly& ...
10/20/2014 11:07 PM
New jobs partnership off to good start on transparency
RALEIGH – The state’s new, private job-recruiting and marketing agency appears to be starting off on the right foot when it comes to transparency. The nonprofit Economic Development Par ...
10/16/2014 10:40 PM
It's history, no matter how you look at it
RALEIGH — The enormity of a judge’s decision late last week to allow same-sex marriages in North Carolina probably didn’t hit some people until they watched the video of two men gett ...
10/13/2014 10:35 PM
Spending has diminishing returns
RALEIGH — One of my favorite modern historians, the late Rufus Fears at the University of Oklahoma, was fond of saying that “ideas make history.” University of Chicago professor and ...
10/10/2014 10:36 PM
Give polls a college try
RALEIGH — The first and only time I ever helped take a political survey was during my undergraduate days at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill back in the 1980s. I was one of many jour ...
9/24/2014 11:52 PM
Let's show real respect for teachers
Earlier this year, I called for a state commitment to raise teacher pay to the national average in the next four years. It was a bold proposal, but that’s what leaders do. Since that time, teach ...
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