Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 34)

  • JLF’s Roy Cordato featured in the N&O: Price gouging during state of emergency

    The John Locke Foundation’s Roy Cordato was featured in The News & Observer for comments on NC price gouging laws. In the aftermath of a natural disaster, Good Samaritans often undertake selfless acts to help their neighbors or complete strangers. Others try to take advantage of people’s desperation…
    Anna Manning, September 13, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Means justify results in politics

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: North Carolina politics can be exhausting. The past few weeks have brought us wrangling over redistricting and constitutional amendments, conflicts between Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican lawmakers over disaster relief and a gas-pipeline fund, and a mob of protesters toppling the…
    Anna Manning, September 12, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: State election board fights federal subpoena of voting records

    Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports: In a rare show of unity, the state elections board unanimously agreed during a Sept. 7 teleconference to challenge federal subpoenas of millions of voter records. The board said state law barred it from sharing information from individual voters to the extent requested…
    Anna Manning, September 11, 2018
  • Daily Journal: High court rejects role as Democratic backstop

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Much of the conversation surrounding this year’s N.C. Supreme Court election focuses on the potential impact for the court’s partisan makeup. That’s understandable. Party labels are returning to this year’s race. Neither party holds a…
    Anna Manning, September 11, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Are taxes fair in North Carolina

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Wealthy North Carolinians pay a higher share of their incomes in taxes than do middle-income North Carolinians, who in turn have a higher effective tax rate than the poor. For the sake of argument, I’m using calculations from the Institute for…
    Anna Manning, September 10, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: House picks subcommittees to probe Matthew recovery, ACP fund

    Carolina Journal reports: The General Assembly’s newly created subcommittees to investigate the pace of spending on recovery efforts for Hurricane Matthew and the unusual side fund negotiated by the Cooper administration with the operation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline are complete. In a Thursday, Sept. 6, press…
    Anna Manning, September 7, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Our economy needs new enterprises

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that while North Carolina’s economy is in reasonably good shape with a job-creation rate exceeding the national average and average income per person growing faster than the national average, the economy would be better off if more people were starting new…
    Anna Manning, September 6, 2018
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai analyzes N.C. redistricting mess for national audience

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the latest developments in North Carolina’s redistricting battle during a Sept. 3, 2018, appearance on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal.” Watch here.
    Anna Manning, September 6, 2018