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for North Carolina Insight Vol. 14 Issue 4, Aug 1993
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The 1990 Census revealed four trends in North Carolina's population: it contains more urban dwellers, more minorities, fewer poor, and more elderly. These trends are sure to affect policy decisions in the future.
The case of NEWS & OBSERVER v. POOLE was a 1992 landmark decision by the state Supreme Court. It broadly interpreted North Carolina's public records law, making it harder for government agencies to withhold records from the public.
A state environmental index proposed by the Martin administration is a set of indicators that would track the condition of North Carolina's environment and natural resources. The program is suffering from a lack of financial support.
A 1992 study of the cost of running for the General Assembly revealed that campaign costs are going up, political action committee contributions are increasing, and more minorities are being elected to the legislature.