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1473
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A long and meandering process resulted in the creation of today's University of North Carolina System, comprised of sixteen degree-granting institutions.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 2, Fall 1993, p20-29, il, f
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1472
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Founded in 1931 as a private enterprise and incorporated into the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1942, the Institute of Government has played a key role in shaping local and state government in North Carolina.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 2, Fall 1993, p12-19, il, por
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1487
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It is not clear if conditioning the statewide effectiveness of a legislative act (such as Senate Bill 11, establishing a lottery) on voter approval in a statewide referendum is an unconstitutional delegation of authority by the General Assembly.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 3, Winter 1994, p10-17, il, f
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6527
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There are one hundred counties in North Carolina and probably several hundred pronunciations of their names. Recognizing that there are local variations in the way the name is said, Sanders offers a list to provide a ready guide to customary county name pronunciation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 63 Issue 3, Spring 1998, p38, il
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17620
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Population increases prompted a 1961 redistricting effort in the state. This had not occurred since 1941. Included are maps demonstrating congressional and senatorial redistricting from 1911-1961 and statistical data regarding districts and their respective number of representatives.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 27 Issue 5, Feb 1961, p1-5, il
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17622
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Nine members appointed by the Governor made up the fourth Commission on Reorganization of State Government. The commission submitted 33 proposals ranging from cultural heritage site proposals to administration changes in the fisheries and agriculture.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 27 Issue 5, Feb 1961, p10-14
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17639
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Part one of a three part article about representation in the state legislature. Colonial legislation is briefly explained before focus shifts to the present system and its development. Included is a breakdown of state representation for both senatorial and representative districts.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 28 Issue 3, Nov 1961, p1-3, 14, il
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17642
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Part II of this series addresses the nineteen bills before the 1961 General Assembly concerning representation in the state's House and Senate. Some of these measures pertained to redistricting the Senate and House, amending the Constitution to implement redistricting, and matters of rotating Senators.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 28 Issue 4, Dec 1961, p7-14, il
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17644
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Part III of this series focuses on the author's personal commentary concerning redistricting in 1957, 1959, and 1961.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 28 Issue 5-6, Mar-Apr 1962, p1-4, il
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17846
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Two United States Supreme Court Decisions affected how the state's representation on a county-wide level was chosen. These cases affected districting and the rules governing whether county commissioners are elected, nominated, and whether or not they must reside in the district in which they are elected.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 31 Issue 6, Apr 1965, p1-4, 18
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17924
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The accomplishments of the 1956 North Carolina General Assembly in the reorganization of state government were considerable and included the separation of the prison system from the Highway Department, a revamp of the Highway Commission, and eleven additional bills on reorganization.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 1, Sept 1957, p6-13, 31
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17948
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In recent years, the North Carolina General Assembly has shown increasing readiness to create interim study commissions to investigate and report on matters of current or potential legislative interest, such as public schools, taxes, and the constitution.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 4, Dec 1957, p4-7
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17951
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The proper coordination of increasingly complex state fiscal activities has been a matter of growing concern to state governments in recent years. The 1957 North Carolina General Assembly created the Department of Administration to combine various departments under one administrator.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 4, Dec 1957, p19-21, il
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17974
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The North Carolina State Constitution has undergone thorough examination, with recommendations for proposed changes in a variety of areas such as local government, suffrage, criminal punishment, and taxation.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 25 Issue 5, Feb 1959, p1-44
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18330
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The North Carolina State Capitol has been a symbol of the state's ambition and liberality over time. Sanders discusses the endurance of the Capitol over the past generations and looks to the future of this central symbol of government.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 43 Issue 2, Fall 1977, p1-10, f