Anna Manning


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  • LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke 027: Recovering from Hurricane Florence

    The newest Head Locke is out and you can listen to it here or download and subscribe on iTunes. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Florence dropped an estimated 8 trillion gallons of water across states in the Southeast. Counties in southeastern North Carolina, towns along the coast,…
    Anna Manning, September 25, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Court bars funeral director licensed in Vermont from working in N.C.

    From Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello: A Vermont man’s attempts to work as a funeral director in North Carolina were thwarted when the N.C. Court of Appeals upheld a decision rejecting his request for a reciprocal license. Craig Franklin Smith is licensed as a funeral director in Vermont, but the…
    Anna Manning, September 24, 2018
  • Daily Journal: The politicians will leave, but the strong people of N.C. will remain to recover, rebuild

    John Trump writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Union Point Park in New Bern was mostly underwater, barely recognizable. An extension of the Neuse and Trent rivers. But, watching on TV, we could tell it was — will again be — a park. Some benches were only half…
    Anna Manning, September 21, 2018
  • Carolina Journal: Report gives N.C. public universities high marks for protecting free speech

    From Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis: North Carolina universities have drastically improved First Amendment protections since 2010, a new report says. Public and private institutions across the state were graded poorly on free speech rights less than a decade ago, show data collected by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education…
    Anna Manning, September 21, 2018
  • Special session for Florence relief may be needed, lawmakers say

    From Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way: The General Assembly could convene a special session to allocate Hurricane Florence recovery money from the state’s rainy day fund, although some money is available for use without the legislature’s approval. “We stand ready to do whatever is necessary to help this recovery move forward…
    Anna Manning, September 20, 2018
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops featured in Raleigh Magazine: What will Wake schools look like in 20 years?

    John Locke Foundation’s Terry Stoops was featured in Mandy Howard’s article in Raleigh Magazine, “Future Times at Raleigh High”. Each year, the Wake County Public School System has to be prepared to update plans according to changes in population, budget, leadership and technology. These factors…
    Anna Manning, September 20, 2018
  • Carolina Journal: Florence revealed need for better community college emergency planning

    From Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis: The N.C. Community College System should take notes during the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and make better emergency plans for future natural disasters, system President Peter Hans says. While the University of North Carolina System kicked into emergency mode at the storm’s onset last week,…
    Anna Manning, September 20, 2018
  • Carolina Journal: Massive storms test state and federal insurance plans

    From Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello: It would take a catastrophic series of events for state insurance money to go dry, but that doesn’t remove the burdens, experts warn. Several storms similar to Hurricane Hazel in 1954 could see all state residents chipping in to pay for losses after North Carolina’s…
    Anna Manning, September 19, 2018