Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 28)

  • Carolina Journal reports: STOP and HOPE acts leave chronic pain patients few options

    Julie Havlak reports for the Carolina Journal that new laws and tougher federal enforcement turn pain patients toward more lethal, often illegal substitutes. For Cathy, opioids are part of the blend of medications that keep her functioning. After she caught polio as a baby — just three years before…
    Anna Manning, August 13, 2018
  • Reason Foundation references NC in school choice discussion

    The Reason Foundation references North Carolina in an article published online about school choice. These days, kids are heading back to increasingly varied learning experiences that might or might not include anything recognizable as a traditional school. “Nearly 1 in 5 North Carolina students is not attending a traditional…
    Anna Manning, August 10, 2018
  • Daily Journal: WFU’s Jury Sunshine Project a valuable resource for informing voters

    John Trump writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that the information is out there, and it’s incumbent on local newspaper reporters and editors, as well as radio and online outlets, to help people get that information. This is important to remember during the upcoming election season, and its up…
    Anna Manning, August 10, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Cooper administration may expand tax collections without legislative approval

    Lindsay Marchello reports for the Carolina Journal that the state Department of Revenue is gearing up to asses sales tax on more out-of-state online retailers who make sales to North Carolina residents, but it is unclear whether the department has the legal authority to do so. NCDOR on Tuesday…
    Anna Manning, August 10, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Head Locke Episode 24: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

    Listen here to Head Locke podcast episode 24 for a discussion on transportation with special guest, summer intern Evan Norfleet. Few things affect our daily life more than transportation. And the N.C. Department of Transportation spends billions in taxpayer dollars every year to ensure that the state’s transportation infrastructure…
    Anna Manning, August 9, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Regulations, provider shortages keep addicts from getting treatment, experts say

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal that rules and laws limit the number of patients doctors can treat and restrict treatment clinics, driving some addicts to seek illicit fixes. When addicts show up at emergency rooms, there’s a good chance they won’t find help. “I see individuals walk into…
    Anna Manning, August 9, 2018
  • Garland Tucker: Why can’t Congress shrink the government?

    John Locke Foundation’s Garland Tucker was featured in The Daily Caller answering the question “Why can’t Congress shrink the government?” Garland uses the current debate over reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program to explain this situation. The program was enacted in 1968 in response to escalating premiums…
    Anna Manning, August 9, 2018
  • Seven Cheers for Brett Kavanaugh

    From John Locke Foundation’s director of legal studies, Jon Guze – I’m not familiar with his work at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and I haven’t had time to study it. What I can say, however, is that many people whose opinions I trust are pleased…
    Anna Manning, August 8, 2018