Anna Manning


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  • CJ reports: Drawing sets order for packed ballot in 3rd District special election

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports on the latest the vacant 3rd U.S. Congressional District seat that will be filled July 9 special election: The elections board determined the order of candidates on primary and general election ballots 15 minutes after candidate filing ended Friday at 5 p.m.. The letter Z…
    Anna Manning, March 11, 2019
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops Referenced in Forbes Article on Gov. Cooper Restricting School Choice

    Governor Cooper isn’t the only Democratic governor going after school choice. Yet Governor Evers isn’t the only Democratic governor seeking to undo programs that increase education choice and opportunities for children and their parents. Evers’ Democratic counterpart in North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper, is also making a move to unravel…
    Anna Manning, March 11, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Conservatives should favor redistricting reform

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: In the twilight of his political career, Ronald Reagan made the media rounds to discuss his administration, legacy, and unfinished business. During several of these interviews, Reagan went out of his way to criticize the longtime practice of gerrymandering electoral districts…
    Anna Manning, March 11, 2019
  • JLF Research Brief: Medicaid Expansion and Health Care Costs: Lessons From Colorado

    John Locke Foundation’s Health Care Policy Analyst Jordan Roberts writes: Gov. Roy Cooper and Medicaid expansion supporters agree that the amount of uncompensated care is what is driving skyrocketing hospital prices. But is that accurate? Let’s consider the relationship between the cost of care and health insurance. Many variables determine…
    Anna Manning, March 6, 2019
  • CJ reports: School construction bond passes House education committee

    Carolina Journal‘s Lindsay Marchello reports: The House K-12 Education committee OK’d the statewide school construction bond bill, but questioned the formula used to decide how much each county would get for school construction. The committee met Tuesday to debate House Bill 241. It pledges $1.9 billion to fund…
    Anna Manning, March 6, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Don’t backslide on teacher pay reform

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: In a rare and praiseworthy occurrence of evidence-based policymaking, the North Carolina General Assembly decided several years ago to end the state’s pay supplements for graduate degrees. Lawmakers decided instead to reform the teacher-salary schedule so that pay rose with gains…
    Anna Manning, March 6, 2019
  • The latest from CJ: Filing begins in 9th District race; general election set Sept. 10

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports: It’s unusual to have two open congressional seats simultaneously up for special elections, but elections board Executive Director Kim Strach said having different schedules would not be a logistical problem for staff, and because the districts have no county overlap. The Rev. Mark Harris,…
    Anna Manning, March 5, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Freedom, not socialism, offers path to better outcomes

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: The index measures freedom in five areas: government size, property rights, sound money, free trade, and regulatory burden. Once Lawson and his colleagues examine 42 variables under those broad categories, they rank 162 countries from top to bottom.
    Anna Manning, March 5, 2019