Two hairstylists style woman's hair
Occupational licensing reform is one front in the effort to lower the cost and time for entry into some fields, including hair stylists. (CJ photo by Maya Reagan)

New Carolina Journal Online Features

Donna King writes for Carolina Journal Online about N.C. bills that would remove barriers to entry for cosmetology jobs.

A CJ Opinion article urges N.C. policymakers not to manufacture a state energy crisis.

Andy Taylor’s CJ Opinion says the Nikole Hannah-Jones debacle at UNC-Chapel Hill shines a light on faculty hiring issues.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...