Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 39)

  • Daily Journal: Federal reform boosts state economy

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal that the federal tax reform enacted by Congress and signed by President Trump will enhance economic growth for the nation as a whole, and for North Carolina in particular. Slashing America’s relatively high taxes on corporate income will encourage more domestic investment,…
    Anna Manning, August 6, 2018
  • SPOTLIGHT REPORT: North Carolina Budget Fiscal Year 2018-19

    Read JLF senior fellow Joe Coletti’s spotlight report on the details of the North Carolina 2018-19 budget here.  For a second straight year, state legislators overrode Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto to enact a state budget. The $23.9 billion General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19 is 3.85 percent larger…
    Anna Manning, August 6, 2018
  • Can society return to civil debate?

    We can see an uptick in deliberate rudeness, harassment, vandalism, and violence committed solely because of political disagreement. Is there a return to civility in our future? John Locke Foundation’s Jon Sanders says we aren’t stuck on this path and there’s a “pendulum” idea in politics that the further there’s…
    Anna Manning, August 6, 2018
  • Daily Journal: Georgia’s movie miracle relies on special effects and spurious assumptions

    John Locke Foundation director of regulatory studies, Jon Sanders, weighs in on Georgia’s film incentives and why North Carolina should not follow suit. Time Magazine’s Aug. 6 special issue focuses on the American South. One of the articles is about Georgia’s film production incentives, entitled “How Georgia Became…
    Anna Manning, August 3, 2018
  • Iowa should follow North Carolina’s example of lower taxes and controlling the growth of spending

    John Locke Foundation’s Joe Coletti co-wrote a piece with John Hendrickson, policy analyst with Iowans for Tax Relief, on recommendations for a stronger spending limitation and lower tax rates in Iowa. Looking to North Carolina, we can see the dramatic difference between higher spending per person and flat/lower spending…
    Anna Manning, August 2, 2018
  • Carolina Journal reports: Forsyth County surgeon challenges constitutionality of CON laws

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal about a lawsuit challenging certificate of need [CON] regulations in North Carolina. Dr. Gajendra Singh’s lawsuit, filed in Wake County Superior Court, seeks to block certificate of need laws that prevent him from buying an MRI scanner for Forsyth Imaging Center, a business…
    Anna Manning, August 1, 2018
  • JLF’s Garland Tucker weighs in on how to defuse North Carolina’s fiscal time bomb

    John Locke Foundation’s Garland Tucker was published in the Charlotte Observer for his article on North Carolina’s state employee health care liabilities. For many decades North Carolinians of all political stripes have taken solace in the fiscal responsibility of our state. One of only a handful of states…
    Anna Manning, August 1, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE: Latest Head Locke Podcast – Private Education: Rhetoric and Reality

    Head Locke episode 23 – private education and the rhetoric that surrounds it with special guest, Rebekah Howard. Many public school advocates and opponents of private school vouchers dismiss private education based on their belief that private schools offer an academically inferior, socially isolating, and dangerously dogmatic education.  They…
    Anna Manning, July 31, 2018