Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 5)

  • LISTEN HERE – HeadLocke 040: Most North Carolinians fail basic history citizenship test

    The latest Head Locke podcast episode is out: Only 39 percent of N.C. residents earn a passing grade on history questions linked to the U.S. citizenship test. That low passage rate ranks near the national average. The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation points to those numbers as it pursues new…
    Anna Manning, February 27, 2019
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops to News & Record: Addressing school facilities needs requires fresh ideas

    JLF’s Terry Stoops writes for News & Record that plans laid out by Congress fail to find long term solutions to school facilities needs: Both plans fail to articulate a long-term plan for addressing our needs.   They would give the state an even larger role in…
    Anna Manning, February 27, 2019
  • CJ reports: State of the State rests on expanding government programs

    From Carolina Journal‘s Rick Henderson: Gov. Roy Cooper’s second State of the State address included plenty of proposals liberals and Democrats cheered. But Republicans and conservatives, who dominate the General Assembly that would put these policies into effect, aren’t likely to embrace many of them. The governor’s speech focused…
    Anna Manning, February 27, 2019
  • Research Update: Lowering Health Care Spending Through Competitive Bidding

    JLF’s Health Care Policy Analyst, Jordan Roberts, explains how an auction-based system of purchasing health care puts the consumer in charge and exerts pressure on providers to compete for patients based on quality service at a lower cost: It’s no secret that Americans pay more for health care than any…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Amendment decision endangers Democrats

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Arguing that GOP-tilted districts had rendered elected lawmakers “usurpers” who “did not represent the people of North Carolina,” Wake County Superior Court Judge Bryan Collins has struck down two constitutional amendments approved by state voters last fall: one requiring a…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
  • CJ reports: Get ready for more drama as a new election in the 9th District looms

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports on the latest from the 9th district: Does beleaguered Republican Rev. Mark Harris have a prayer of winning a new 9th U.S. Congressional District election? With his congressional campaign in debt, his integrity under siege, his health in question, and a criminal investigation over…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
  • McCrory passes on 9th District race; keeping options open for governor, Senate

    Carolina Journal reports:  Former Gov. Pat McCrory isn’t planning to go to Washington. Yet. The Republican announced Monday on his WBT radio program he would not seek the GOP nomination in the special election to fill the vacancy in the 9th U.S. Congressional District. He said his “fire…
    Anna Manning, February 25, 2019
  • State elections board orders new election in 9th District

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reports on the latest news from the 9th district hearing: The Rev. Mark Harris has thrown in the towel on his hopes of going to Congress. He called for a new election in the 9th U.S. Congressional District as evidence mounted of election fraud in Bladen…
    Anna Manning, February 22, 2019