NC Spin Articles

Keep the Out-of-State Enrollment Cap

Hold the percentage of out of state enrollment at 18%.  Better still, reduce it to 10% and severely penalize any school which finds ways to get around the cap.  Out of state kids come to North...    Read More

by Gene Arnold   |   January 26, 2013

McCrory and the nullifiers

One of the highlights of the annual Triangle Interfaith MLK Prayer Breakfast in Durham every year is the recitation of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech by a young student. This year the packed...    Read More

by Chris Fitzsimon   |   January 23, 2013

How do you eat an elephant?

Many of us are familiar with the old riddle that asks “How do you eat an elephant?”   The answer is “One bite at a time.” The prospect of tax reform must look like the proverbial elephant to...    Read More

January 18, 2013

Bi-Partisan or Bust

Senate President Pro Tem is out of the gate with tax reform. He is calling for reduction, possible elimination, of personal and corporate income taxes and increases in consumption taxes that would...    Read More

January 18, 2013

Tax Reform: Who gets handed the bucket?

My first boss in politics was Lauch Faircloth and he had a very true saying, "never buy anything on the excitement plan." We may want to take the same approach with tax reform. It sounds good. It...    Read More

by Brad Crone   |   January 18, 2013

Berger’s revealing bluster

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger met with members of the media Wednesday to discuss the upcoming legislative session and his remarks and answers to questions about what to expect this year had a...    Read More

by Chris Fitzsimon   |   January 17, 2013