Anna Manning

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  • LISTEN: NC farmers speak out against tariffs

    From Southern Farm Network: North Carolina farmers and ag leaders are sounding the alarm at the ongoing trade war between the US and China. On Tuesday, several met at a Fuquay-Varina, NC tobacco, peanut and soybean farm in hopes of letting elected officials know the plight they are in…
    Anna Manning, September 6, 2018
  • The Daily Tarheel: Education report classifies N.C.’s math standards as ‘weak’

    John Locke Foundation’s Terry Stoops was featured in The Daily Tarheel for comments on North Carolina’s math standards.  The Daily Tarheel reported that the Thomas B. Fordham Institute rated North Carolina’s mathematic’s curriculum as “weak”.  The report stated North Carolina’s standards were overall focused and coherent, but there…
    Anna Manning, September 4, 2018
  • Carolina Journal Reports: Silent Sam may speak loudly in national conversation on free speech

    From Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is poised to set a national example of allowing lawful protest while protecting free speech. But campus administrators and law enforcers so far have come up short, some experts say. As public universities bend under the…
    Anna Manning, September 4, 2018
  • Shaftesbury Society is Back: CON Laws and Healthcare Monopolies: A Doctor’s Perspective

    Shaftesbury Society is back from summer break and you don’t want to miss our first speaker, North Carolina surgeon, Dr. Gajendra Singh. Dr. Singh opened an imaging center to provide safe, affordable imaging services to patients at transparent prices. He is allowed to have an X-ray machine, ultrasound machines, and…
    Anna Manning, September 4, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke Episode 026: The Battle Over Constitutional Amendments

    Episode 26 of the Head Locke podcast is out and features a discussion on the North Carolina constitutional amendments. On Nov. 6, North Carolinians will vote on six constitutional amendments.  Maybe.  Multiple legal challenges to the proposed amendments may keep some of them off the ballot.  Dan Way, associate…
    Anna Manning, August 31, 2018
  • JLF’s Donald van der Vaart highlights Russian infiltration of environmental groups for Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight”

    Dr. Donald van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow, shares his concerns about the Russian government using American environmental groups as proxies in an attempt to resist natural gas production in the United States during the Aug. 29, 2018, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” Watch here.
    Anna Manning, August 31, 2018
  • 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