The No Contractor Left Behind Bill (H.B. 255)

Why House Bill 2015-255 is a Bad Idea for North Carolina                 The No Child Left Behind Bill was thought to be the most comprehensive, best option for fixing a public education system that was, quite frankly, failing. It was touted … more

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Implementing Valid Consistency Statements

To properly adopt a zoning ordinance, the North Carolina General Statutes require a number of procedural steps. One of those steps is the adoption of a “consistency statement” by the governing board. N.C.G.S. § 160A-383 states, in part: When adopting … more

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The Right to Post Signs

Signs are an important part of our lives. We rely on signs to navigate, to warn us of dangers, to notify us of opportunities, and as a means of public discourse. For decades, sign regulation has been an important topic … more

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