Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 35)

  • Daily Journal: Will constitutional amendments affect voter turnout in N.C.?

    Dr. Andy Taylor responds to questions around constitutional amendments and voter turnout in North Carolina for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal. on the effect that constitutional amendments will have on voter turnout in North Carolina. This November, lawsuits permitting, North Carolinians will vote in referendums on six constitutional…
    Anna Manning, August 31, 2018
  • National Review: North Carolina pension program looks good compared to other states

    Former John Locke Foundation Vice President, Jon Pritchett, writes for National Review that several states have unfunded liabilities requiring major reforms that politicians are ignoring. According to a comprehensive survey by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) of 280 state-administered public-pension plans, the unfunded liabilities of state-administered pensions now exceed…
    Anna Manning, August 30, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Red4EdNC wants to fix N.C. public education system

    Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports – Red4EdNC, a nonprofit education advocacy group, isn’t happy with the state of public education in North Carolina. The group, composed of public school teachers, on Friday, Aug. 24, shared a litany of concerns with how the General Assembly has handled public education. Angela…
    Anna Manning, August 30, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Federal court throws out N.C. congressional maps, now what?

    Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports on the August 27th federal court ruling throwing out N.C. congressional maps, adding new complications to the election schedule. Over the course of 321 pages, a three-judge panel raised the prospect that state lawmakers might be forced to redraw congressional maps in the…
    Anna Manning, August 30, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: EPA confirms GenX-related compounds used in solar panels

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports on the EPA’s research into the effects of GenX, a compound classified as a PFAS chemical, that is found in the Teflon film that covers solar panels. “There’s literally so many thousands of these compounds, and we don’t have methods to measure most of…
    Anna Manning, August 27, 2018
  • Daily Journal: State won’t retreat on school choice

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that the effects of 20 years of school-choice initiatives are impossible to miss this school year. New charter schools are opening all across the state. Some school districts are launching or relaunching their own schools of choice, as magnets or as…
    Anna Manning, August 27, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports on recent Civitas poll: Unaffiliated voters lean toward Dems, but support amendments

    Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello reports that a Civitas poll shows unaffiliated voters lean toward Dems, but support amendments. Dallas Woodhouse, executive director of the N.C. Republican Party, and Matt Hughes, second vice chair of the N.C. Democratic Party, shared their thoughts on the poll during a luncheon at the DoubleTree…
    Anna Manning, August 24, 2018
  • Don’t Forget: Shaftesbury Society resumes September 10th

    The John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society meetings will resume on September 10th.  You don’t want to miss our first meeting next Monday – Dr. Singh will join us to discuss implications of certificate of need laws and the importance of competition in the healthcare industry. Dr. Singh has a current…
    Anna Manning, August 23, 2018