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Category: Uncategorized Why a Menthol Ban is Not Kool May 24, 2022

Earlier this month, the Biden administration’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would outlaw menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars. Banning these products “would help prevent children from becoming the next generation of smokers and help adult smokers quit,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra in a press release. He

One Promise President Biden is Keeping April 26, 2022

Last month, after Congress appropriated $440 million for the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), the Biden administration proposed new rules that will have a chilling effect on a charter school’s ability to apply for grants — particularly for new schools that primarily serve minority and low-income children — and will force some existing charter schools to close. The funding level has

Influx of Investments are Charging NC’s Economy March 29, 2022

Electric cars probably aren’t the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks about Vietnam — but a company coming to North Carolina is trying to change all that. And they are coming in a big way. VinFast, a Vietnamese company that specializes in the manufacture of electric automobiles and the batteries that power them, announced today that they

North Carolina Doesn’t Miss a Beat February 15, 2022

With the dearth of good news coming out of Washington these days, including the steepest year-over-year increase in inflation since February 1982 (7.5%), we thought we’d take a moment to cheer everyone up after Valentine’s Day and share some of the love coming out of Raleigh. Fiscally conservative policies enacted over the last decade by the General Assembly, including the