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    Annual Report For Fiscal Year 2015 — 2016

    September 27, 2016
    As you page through our 2015-2016 Annual Report, you’ll see highlights of the many ways in which freedom and free markets are advancing in North Carolina, and the influence…
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    Balls Instead of Halls

    September 22, 2016
    Yesterday, I saw a headline: “Cumberland County agrees to fund share of baseball stadium.”  I rolled my eyes, but I’d known this was coming and it was late in…
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    Raise the Age, Continued

    September 15, 2016
    As I reported in a previous Legal Update, last year Chief Justice Mark Martin convened the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law & Justice to evaluate…
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    African American Boys Need Educational Options

    September 12, 2016
    It seems that politicians and the media can’t stop talking about teacher pay. The claim that the average teacher salary will reach $50,000 this year has been the subject of…
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    Natural consequences of high density city plans

    September 8, 2016
    This week, the News & Observer ran a piece titled, “Self-storage developers eye prime real estate in Wake.”  My first thought was that this sounded like good news.  Developers…
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    Ban the Box?

    September 8, 2016
    In the past, standard employment application forms almost always included a question asking about the applicant’s criminal record. Recently, however, some employers have begun using forms that do not ask…
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    Talmage Boston

    September 8, 2016
    Talmage Boston has been a commercial litigator in Dallas, Texas, since 1978 and a shareholder at the Winstead PC law firm since 1997. He’s been recognized in Texas Monthly magazine…