Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 60 Issue 4, Spring 1995
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Charles Edwin Hinsdale, a faculty member at the Institute of Government from 1961 to 1981 who specialized in judicial education, legislation, and administration, died in 1995.
For public construction projects the General Assembly requires cities, towns, and the state to use multi-prime contracting (separate bids on heating, plumbing, etc.) or single-prime (one bid for all construction work).
John L. Sanders, who was director of the Institute of Government for over twenty-five years, retired at the end of 1994. An expert in state constitutional law, he assisted in revising the state constitution, which was approved by the voters in 1971.
In order to improve service quality, local governmental agencies need a systematic method to determine the quality of service citizens expect or feel they are currently receiving. A Lincoln County survey shows promise.
North Carolina is the only state that gives the district attorney the authority to calendar cases for trial. Critics like the North Carolina Association of Public Defenders argue that such authority is unfair and unconstitutional.