Civitas Reports Truth on Education Numbers

The Civitas Institute recently reported on the truth behind the education numbers from the budget last year. The Democratic claims of thousands of teachers who would lose their jobs has been proven unfounded. The article, which can be read here, does an excellent job of outlining how a lack of federal funding is the reason […]

Sen. Meredith Congratulates Baldwin Elem. Honors Students

Click Here to read the article on the Cumberland County Schools Page. Prior to winter break, Sen. Meredith visited Baldwin Elementary to present honors awards to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. Senator Meredith is proud of the young students who worked so hard to be successful in the classroom.

Gov. Perdue To Not Seek Reelection

Yesterday, Governor Beverly Perdue announced that she will not be running for reelection. The news comes on the heels of her refusal to debate Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger about her desire to raise North Carolina taxes by $750 million. Gov. Perdue was out of touch with what North Carolina citizens wanted or needed […]

Perdue Back at it… Proposes $750 Million Tax Increase

Raleigh, N.C. – Gov. Beverly Perdue proposed a $750 million tax hike – her first of the new year. It ups the ante on probable primary opponent Rep. Bill Faison, who proposed a mere $700 million in new taxes a few short months ago. “Obviously, Gov. Perdue’s attempt to nip this economic recovery in the […]

Senate Overrides Perdue’s Effort to Ban Death Penalty

On Wednesday, January 4, the North Carolina Senate voted to override Gov. Beverly Perdue’s Veto of reforms to the Racial Justice Act that ensure death row inmates are never eligible for parole. The Racial Justice Act has served as a back door ban on the death penalty in North Carolina. Nearly all death row inmates, […]