NC Policy Watch
Articles by NC Policy Watch
October 9, 2014 -
With judicial public financing gone in North Carolina, would-be judges must chase campaign money -- a process that has some experts calling for reform while leaving voters leery of a politicized judiciary.
September 6, 2013 -
A flawed Cato study claims that "welfare" pays better than work.
August 6, 2013 -
Amid controversy over North Carolina's new school voucher law, some politicians are claiming it only creates a pilot project. But that's just not true.
July 5, 2013 -
North Carolina has repealed its groundbreaking law targeting racial discrimination in administration of the death penalty, but Republican lawmakers looking for a speedy return of executions are likely to have their hopes dashed in the courts.
June 4, 2013 -
A recent study by the Center for Global Development promotes the myth that unemployed Americans won't take farmworker jobs -- and therefore don't require much in the way of legal protections.
May 9, 2013 -
The three-judge panel hearing a lawsuit challenging North Carolina's redistricting on the grounds that it dilutes the African-American vote called the attorneys together this week to discuss a few remaining questions, indicating a decision could be near.
April 25, 2013 -
Vouchers, scholarship grants, and similar programs providing public support for private schools have become popular in recent decades -- but they've also become notorious for fraud and other serious problems.