Anna Manning


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  • CJ reports: Cooper signs bill letting craft brewers distribute more of their own beer

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal: It was only appropriate. Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday, May 30, signed into law House Bill 363, the Craft Beer Distribution and Modernization Act, the result of a compromise among mid-sized craft brewers and the N.C. Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association. “It’s…
    Anna Manning, May 30, 2019
  • LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke No. 51: Cutting federal aid to help restore state government responsibility

    The latest HeadLocke podcast episode is out: The federal government spends $750 billion a year on nearly 1,400 programs subsidizing state and local governments. A recent Cato Institute report explains why getting rid of those programs would help restore responsible government at the state and local level. Mitch Kokai and…
    Anna Manning, May 28, 2019
  • Dental Therapy in North Carolina

    Don’t miss JLF’s latest Spotlight Report on Dental Therapy: While the national health care policy debate focuses on access to health insurance and health providers, the importance of oral care often does not receive the attention it should. Oral health is much more than clean teeth. Gums, the lining…
    Anna Manning, May 24, 2019
  • Analyzing the Costs of Expanding Medicaid in North Carolina

    From JLF’s Health Care Policy Analyst, Jordan Roberts: Elected officials in North Carolina have debated Medicaid expansion for years. The question at hand is whether to accept a generous matching rate from the federal government to add roughly 500,000 new enrollees to the Medicaid rolls, which already serve over one-fifth…
    Anna Manning, May 24, 2019
  • LISTEN HERE, “HeadLocke No. 52: Raleigh short-term rental rules raise property-rights issues”

    The latest HeadLocke podcast is out and it’s one you don’t want to miss. After years of debate, Raleigh has finalized rules overseeing short-term rentals, including those tied to AirBNB. Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, says those rules strike a blow against private property rights. Guze…
    Anna Manning, May 24, 2019
  • CJ reports: Senate passes tax cut package; measure heads to House

    From Carolina Journal: The Senate approved the Tax Reduction Act of 2019 on a 28-13 vote on Monday, May 20, and sent it to the House. Last Thursday, the bill passed its initial vote by a 26-19 margin. Sponsors say Senate Bill 622 will reduce individual and corporate taxes…
    Anna Manning, May 21, 2019
  • 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