[youtube_sc url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K-Zv9QO6cAM” width=”580″ modestbranding=”1″ autohide=”1″ fs=”1″ border=”1″ hd=”1″] The University of North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, directed by Tonu Kalam, performs the first movement of Brahms Symphony No. 2 in Memorial Hall at Chapel Hill. Click here to learn more about music at UNC.
Legislation originally sponsored by Representative Bell that guarantees college students have the right to an attorney present during non-academic disciplinary proceedings was signed into by Governor McCrory on August 23, 2013. Robert Shibley, senior vice president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, discussed the issue with Mitch Kokai for Carolina Journal Radio: Kokai: […]
By Michael Crowell, Professor of Public Law and Government at the University of North Carolina: Hotly debated before its enactment and challenged in lawsuits since, North Carolina’s new photo identification requirement for voting goes into effect in 2016. Is it a genuine bulwark against fraud, providing confidence in elections, or is it a partisan attempt […]
With the passage of House Bill 628, so-called “Green Building” rating systems can only be used in the construction of certain state-owned buildings if its certification favors North Carolina’s home-grown building materials. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a national rating system for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of “green” buildings, homes […]
Landmark legislation passed this year is the latest effort by the General Assembly to reform the state’s burdensome, outdated, and complex system of regulations. The Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 (House Bill 74) was signed into law by Governor McCrory on August 23. Representative Bell serves on the House Regulatory Reform Committee. Regulations are rules […]
Legislation originally sponsored by Representative Bell which guarantees that college students have the right to an attorney present during non-academic disciplinary proceedings was signed into law today by Governor McCrory as part of the Regulatory Reform Act of 2013. Here’s a great story about it from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education: RALEIGH, N.C., […]
Every two years, the General Assembly selects 16 individuals in each chamber to serve on the 32-member Board of Governors. The North Carolina House of Representatives voted on March 21 to fill eight appointments to the UNC Board of Governors, and the following folks have been appointed by the House for four-year terms beginning July […]