Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 43 Issue 2, Fall 1977
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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.
In light of two recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionality of the use of corporal punishment in public schools, parents and school officials in North Carolina may wonder what safeguards remain to ensure that excessive or abusive disciplinary measures are not used in the classroom.
A property tax circuit breaker prevents the local property tax from overloading a family's income, in that if a low-income family's property tax exceeds a specified percentage of its income, the state reimburses the family for taxes paid above this percentage. Linder discusses changes that would be made if this system would take hold in North Carolina.