June 09, 2011 –
Carolina Journal Exclusive

Feds Push for National Vehicle Mileage-Based Tax
By Karen McMahan
RALEIGH — Critics of a vehicle mileage-based tax note that boosting the cost of driving might push more commuters into public transit — a goal of the administration and advocates of a “smart growth” urban planning agenda.

John Hood’s Daily Journal

GOP Picks Penalty Over Play
It would have been better for Democrats to work out a compromise on voter ID. Republicans will be happy to replay this down, again and again.


6.09.11 – NC House passes new abortion rules, waiting period

6.09.11 – House targets funding of NC teacher advocacy group

6.09.11 – GOP legislators push weaker enviromental rules

6.09.11 – Governor might hold leverage over Brisson

6.09.11 – Cops clear frustrated speakers

6.09.11 – Senate OKs bill on ballot info regarding political parties

6.09.11 – House gives initial OK to strict voter ID bill

6.09.11 – Lejeune health bill still stalled

6.09.11 – Bill for biotech jobs gets some support in Senate

6.09.11 – As Gorman leaves, CMS faces choice of visions

6.09.11 – PART raises prices; more increases to come

6.09.11 – CRVA review: Short on details?

6.09.11 – Triangle pest experts tackle growing bedbug problem

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM, Noon
A meeting of the Shaftesbury Society
with our special guest David W. Schnare, Esq. Ph.D.
“None of the Above – A Sensible Energy Policy”

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 6:00 PM
A North Carolina History Project Lecture
with our special guest Judge John M. Tyson
“I Am The Hardest Working Man In The Country”: President James K. Polk and Presidential Goals

Today’s Opinions

Billboard rules
The Jacksonville Daily News says that the state is wrong to take control away from local governments, but local governments are also wrong to legislate billboards out of existence.

Financially rules
Financial regulations aren’t there to protect the irresponsible and the naïve. They are there to protect us all says Scott Mooneyham.

Charlotte not special
Tara Servatius says that Charlotte’s gangs are just like other cities’ gangs — and its economic problems are just as bad, if not worse.

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