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North Carolinians Supported Economic Reform Even Before the COVID-19 Crisis

March 30, 2020 in , , ,

A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows North Carolina voters held deep concerns over pocketbook economic issues and support for progressive policy solutions even before the full impact of COVID-19 was felt. The poll showed that North Carolinians believe that the government should play a constructive role in people’s economic lives.   […]

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Online Focus Group Results: North Carolinians’ Attitudes on Key Progressive Issues Strongly Positive

October 9, 2019 in , , ,

State Innovation Exchange (SiX) and the NC Budget and Tax Center (BTC) recently collaborated on an online focus group to test North Carolina voters’ attitudes on the state’s tax system, thoughts on public assistance programs, voting rights and other issues. This survey asked 150 white swing voters and 150 voters of color to provide their […]

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What do North Carolina Voters Want?

March 7, 2019 in

Recently polling commissioned by SiX shows that voters want the legislature and the governor to focus on policies that would create an economy that works for everyone, make the investment needed for a first-class education system, and make affordable health care available to more North Carolina residents. Voters believe strongly that polluters, not ratepayers, should […]

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SiX Executive Director Nick Rathod Joins AM Joy on MSNBC to Discuss How States Can Lead Resistance to Trump

December 14, 2016 in , , , , , , , ,

SiX Executive Director Nick Rathod recently appeared on AM Joy on MSNBC to discuss the North Carolina governor’s race, Rev. Barber’s Moral Monday movement, and how progressives can resist President-elect Trump’s agenda by organizing at the state and local level. “You can win back people’s hearts and minds by focusing and being where they are,” said Rathod during the segment. […]

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In Latest Washington Post Column, The Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel Calls on Progressives to Take Fight to States, Highlights SiX’s Work

November 12, 2016 in , , , , , , , , ,

In her latest column for the Washington Post, Katrina vanden Heuvel – editor and publisher of The Nation – called on progressives to take their fight to the states, with a Trump presidency looming. “A state-based strategy also represents the best and perhaps only opportunity to advance progressive policy goals in the near term,” vanden […]

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