Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 31)

  • Daily Journal: Both parties should prioritize savings

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: As the North Carolina General Assembly gathered for its Oct. 2 special session on Hurricane Florence relief, the state’s rainy-day fund stood at $2.01 billion. There was another $737 million in reserves earmarked for other purposes (including $104 million specifically…
    Anna Manning, October 3, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: General Assembly unanimously passes first Hurricane Florence relief package

    From Carolina Journal’s Dan Way: State lawmakers told tales of destruction of and struggles in hurricane-battered communities before unanimously approving $56.5 million spread over two emergency response bills. Debate was muted as members voted on the bipartisan measures, which House and Senate appropriations subcommittees approved earlier Tuesday, Oct. 2. With…
    Anna Manning, October 3, 2018
  • JLF’s Becki Gray on Capital Tonight: Hurricane Florence

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, discussed N.C. government efforts to help the state recover from Hurricane Florence for Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” Watch here.
    Anna Manning, September 27, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Overcoming the soft bigotry of low expectations for black males

    John Locke Foundation’s Dr. Terry Stoops writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: As he campaigned for the Republican presidential nomination in the winter of 1999, then-Gov. George W. Bush delivered his memorable “soft bigotry of low expectations” speech before the Latino Business Association in Los Angeles. “Now some say…
    Anna Manning, September 27, 2018
  • CJ Reports: After nearly six years, Medicaid reform finally entering the home stretch

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: The Cooper administration hasn’t seen eye-to-eye with Republican lawmakers over Medicaid reform. He began negotiating Medicaid expansion with Obama administration officials without legislative approval when he took office in January 2013. He said expansion could provide coverage for up to 650,000…
    Anna Manning, September 26, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Undecided lean right on key issues

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: A close reading of the Civitas/Harper results shows that swing voters are closer to the Republicans than the Democrats on several key issues. Take the subject of taxes, for example. A constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot this fall would…
    Anna Manning, September 26, 2018
  • 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