Anna Manning


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  • Research Update: Examining the Claim That Medicaid Expansion Creates 40,000 Jobs

    JLF’s Roy Cordato examines the credibility of the 2014 study by the Cone Health Foundation and the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust that contends that Medicaid expansion in North Carolina would “create” over 40,000 jobs in the state by 2020. The Reynolds Charitable Trust appears to be more ideologically…
    Anna Manning, May 15, 2019
  • Senate tax cut package could get floor vote tomorrow

    Carolina Journal reports on the latest from Senate Bill 622: The Senate Finance Committee unanimously passed Senate Bill 622, the Tax Reduction Act of 2019, on Tuesday, May 14, and sent it to the Senate Rules Committee. Sen. Bill Rabon, R-Brunswick, Rules Committee chairman, told Carolina Journal the bill would be…
    Anna Manning, May 15, 2019
  • CJ reports: Latest Civitas Poll shows likely voters concerned about environment, education spending

    Carolina Journal reports on the latest Civitas Poll results. Most North Carolina voters think the media has covered Robert Mueller’s investigation too much, but a majority also approve of Mueller’s performance as special counsel. The data comes from the latest Civitas Institute statewide survey. The conservative public policy…
    Anna Manning, May 15, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Odd-year primaries yield normal outcomes

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Congressional elections in odd-numbered years? Odd is certainly one way to describe what many North Carolinians are experiencing right now. But in some ways, the special elections of 2019 are confirming rather than breaking the political rules. Those elections are in…
    Anna Manning, May 15, 2019
  • CJ reports: Strach out, Brinson Bell in at elections board in what GOP calls partisan move

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: The State Board of Elections ousted Executive Director Kim Strach Monday, May 13, on a party line vote, naming Karen Brinson Bell of Charleston, South Carolina, to replace Strach effective June 1. Strach served six of her 19 years with the state board…
    Anna Manning, May 14, 2019
  • Today’s Daily Journal, “Certificate of Need: Government picking winners and losers”

    JLF’s Health Care Policy Analyst Jordan Roberts writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: When you keep the supply of a service artificially low, incumbent providers aren’t subject to competition and gain more market power than they otherwise would. The natural consequence is less access and higher prices.
    Anna Manning, May 14, 2019
  • CJ reports: Rep. Chuck McGrady says he won’t seek re-election in 2020

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal: Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Hendersonville, won’t seek re-election when his term expires next year. He’s now serving his fifth term in the N.C. House. “Serving in the North Carolina House of Representatives has been one of the greatest honors of my life; my gratitude…
    Anna Manning, May 13, 2019
  • Daily Journal: State ranks high in college funding

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: North Carolina appropriates less taxpayer money to state colleges and universities in real terms than it did before the onset of the Great Recession. Tuition has risen markedly and now accounts for a larger share of total revenue. But our state…
    Anna Manning, May 13, 2019