Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 5)

  • Daily Journal: Another chance to tout the zero tax bracket

    Mitch Kokai writes on recent tax reform discussion at the Pelican Institute’s policy summit: North Carolina continues to attract national attention for the success of its state-level tax reforms. That means new opportunities to promote key elements of the reform agenda. This observer touted one of the least-publicized pieces…
    Anna Manning, April 24, 2019
  • CJ reports: Bipartisan House group seeks to revive tax credits for filmmakers

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: Lawmakers in 2015 OK’d $10 million a year for the grant program, but the current budget tripled the amount to $31 million. In 2017 legislators removed a July 2020 sunset date, making the grant program permanent. The present program lets production companies collect grants up…
    Anna Manning, April 24, 2019
  • CJ reports: W-S lands major aircraft industry player without offering tax incentives

    Sam Hieb reports for Carolina Journal: WINSTON-SALEM — No big announcement. No contentious public meetings. No press conference. But most important — no economic incentives. News that MRO Holdings Inc. — a leader in the aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul industry…
    Anna Manning, April 23, 2019
  • LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke No. 48: New Reagan biography aims to be definitive

    The latest Head Locke podcast episode is out and it’s one you don’t want to miss. Working for more than 10 years with archival material from the Reagan Presidential Library, historian Larry Schweikart has written what he hopes will be the “definitive” biography of the 40th president. Titled Reagan:…
    Anna Manning, April 22, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Excessive debt slows economic growth

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: New research by two North Carolina State University professors has brought into stark relief the following facts: America is in a debt crisis, our economy is suffering as a result, and politicians of both major political parties bear responsibility. Economists Thomas…
    Anna Manning, April 22, 2019
  • CJ reports: House members take another stab at certificate-of-need reform

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: A bipartisan group of House members hopes to break a regulatory chokehold on surgical facilities. Reps. Billy Richardson, D-Cumberland; Ed Goodwin, R-Chowan; and David Rogers, R-Rutherford, on Tuesday, April 16, filed House Bill 857. The bill abolishes certificate-of-need laws preventing standalone ambulatory surgery…
    Anna Manning, April 22, 2019
  • CJ reports: Cooper vetoes ‘born alive’ bill; pro-life groups fire back

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal: Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, drew the wrath of pro-life supporters Thursday, April 18, when he vetoed Senate Bill 359, “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.” The bill would have required medical professionals to provide the same treatment to babies who survive an…
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2019
  • CJ reports: Senate Education Committee backs bills regarding Read to Achieve, retired teachers, and testing cuts

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal: Wednesday was a busy day for the Senate Education Committee, which approved six bills during its April 17 meeting. Three of them directly affect K-12 education. Senate Leader Sen. Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, kicked off the meeting with an explanation of his sponsored bill:…
    Anna Manning, April 18, 2019