Anna Manning


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  • CJ reports: Cooper ditches call for interim elections board; Harris campaign to sue for certification

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports: The campaign of the Rev. Mark Harris, Republican nominee for the 9th U.S. Congressional District, Thursday will ask Wake County Superior Court to certify his victory in the 2018 election. In a statement released Wednesday night, the Harris campaign said the State Board…
    Anna Manning, January 4, 2019
  • Shaftesbury Returns: Frank Buckley to discuss “The Republican Workers Party”

    In this presentation, based on his latest book, author and professor Frank Buckley will describe “The Republican Workers Party.” Buckley maintains this model is the future of American presidential politics. He describes it as a socially conservative but economically middle-of-the-road party, offering a way back to the land of opportunity…
    Anna Manning, January 2, 2019
  • CJ reports: Roper to inherit an atmosphere at UNC much like the one handed Spellings

    From Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis: University of North Carolina System President Margaret Spellings is about to leave her job in Chapel Hill, saddling her successor with a daunting task: wrangling a perfect storm of campus and state politics. On Dec. 14, while Spellings gave her final remarks to the UNC…
    Anna Manning, December 20, 2018
  • CJ reports: House overrides Cooper veto; voter ID legislation becomes law

    Carolina Journal reports: The N.C. House voted 72-40 Wednesday to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of Senate Bill 824, legislation implementing a constitutional amendment mandating voters present approved state-approved photo identification. The Senate’s vote Tuesday was 32-13, so the measure will become law. Debate in the House broke…
    Anna Manning, December 20, 2018
  • Headline reminds us about critical difference between charter and district schools

    JLF’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: It’s hard to feel good about the following headline: “Charter school closing due to poor performance.” But this observer has to admit to at least one positive reaction while reading the sad news spelled out in the…
    Anna Manning, December 18, 2018
  • CJ reports: UNC Board of Governors silent on Sam, delays action ’til March

    Following the toppling, “Silent Sam” has been in a storage facility awaiting officials to determine his fate. Looks like he’ll be in storage for a while. Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports: Dozens of protesters gathered in the rain outside the UNC Center for School Leadership Friday, Dec. 14, to protest…
    Anna Manning, December 17, 2018
  • Telemedicine: Relief From Hard-To-Access and Expensive Medical Care

    John Locke Foundation’s Jordan Roberts says that we haven’t come close to realizing how beneficial telemedicine can be. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently released a spending report showing that the rate of health care spending growth slowed for the second straight year. Good news, right? Not…
    Anna Manning, December 17, 2018
  • CJ reports: Silent Sam ‘strike’ by instructors crosses a line, BOG’s Kotis says

    The latest from UNC Chapel Hill in response to Silent Sam: At least 79 teacher assistants and instructors at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill are threatening to withhold grades unless their demands in the Silent Sam controversy are met, local activists say. A proposal by the university’s…
    Anna Manning, December 11, 2018