Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 27)

  • Trump Administration Offers States More Health Care Control

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts writes that the Trump administration has taken some steps to expand the options for individuals shopping in the individual market for health insurance. The lesson to take from the failures of the ACA is that centralized control of the health care industry leads to unintended consequences. The…
    Anna Manning, October 30, 2018
  • UPDATE: As Spellings departs, she says her time to lead UNC has come and gone

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports: The leader of the University of North Carolina System announced she is leaving her post after just 2 1/2 years on the job. UNC President Margaret Spellings, former U.S. secretary of education under the George W. Bush administration, offered her resignation Oct. 25, 2018.
    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • Weathering the storm through bold leadership

    An encouraging run down of the last four years from John Locke Foundation’s Becki Gray: If we learned one thing during the devastation and recovery from Hurricanes Florence and Michael, it’s that setting aside more than $2 billion in savings for a rainy day was a very…
    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE – HeadLocke 030: North Carolina Kids Are Not Reading or Achieving

    Episode 30 of HeadLocke is out. In 2012, Republican lawmakers in the N.C. General Assembly addressed stagnant performance on state and federal reading tests by passing legislation that would create the Read to Achieve program. The goal of the program was to provide funding for additional literacy instruction for…
    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • Final Civitas Poll Results Here: Democrats in the lead, unaffiliateds trend Republican

    Carolina Journal reports: Unaffiliated North Carolina voters are trending Republican, the conservative Civitas Institute found in its latest statewide poll. Even so, the Democratic Party maintains a lead on the generic ballot. The poll was presented at the Oct. 25 luncheon where Civitas Institute President Donald Bryson explained…
    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • North Carolina At A Glance: Education

    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • Tightly contested Western HD 115 features Democratic incumbent Ager, GOP businesswoman Evans

    Carolina Journal reports: Republican candidate Amy Evans aims to take back a seat Democrats took from Republicans in 2008. The race between Evans and Democratic incumbent John Ager is listed as competitive by the N.C. FreeEnterprise Foundation, which closely tracks elections. Evans and Ager share a common cause in…
    Anna Manning, October 26, 2018
  • Spellings out at UNC, details expected this morning

    From Carolina Journal: UNC System President Margaret Spellings is expected to resign from her position, Carolina Journal has confirmed through an independent source. The News & Observer reported Thursday, citing three sources, “including one with direct knowledge of the situation,” of Spellings’ imminent departure. CJ learned of the…
    Anna Manning, October 25, 2018