Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 59 Issue 3, Winter 1994
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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.
Aimed at smaller local units that are frequent bond issuers, the article describes how to improve a bond rating and offers Asheville's success in the 1980s as a test case.
Although national in scope, this article emphasizes the importance of Article I, Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution (the \"functional equivalent\" provision) as a possible tool litigants and courts may use to make juries more representative.
Beavers, once eradicated by trapping, have made a dramatic comeback and now present landowners and officials with a dilemma: how to control the population so that such benefits as soil conservation outweigh widespread flooding and other damage.