Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 5)

  • Daily Journal: Next session gives lawmakers chance to practice for 2019

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Just seven weeks remain for veto-proof Republican supermajorities in the N.C. General Assembly. That gives GOP lawmakers plenty of time to craft, unveil, and approve new legislation. They don’t need support from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. They need…
    Anna Manning, November 13, 2018
  • Newsflash! Taxpayers Pay for State Employee and Teacher Benefits

    John Locke Foundation’s Joe Coletti explains where funding for the State Health Plan comes from: An angry teacher on Facebook wondered why those in charge of the State Health Plan “felt the need…to remind us that we are funded by taxpayers” on the new insurance ID cards.  Worse,…
    Anna Manning, November 13, 2018
  • LISTEN HERE – Head Locke Episode 30: Midterm Elections in North Carolina

    The 2018 midterm elections are (mostly) in the books. North Carolinians went to the polls in near-record numbers to elect members of the General Assembly, congressional delegation, and the courts.  Six constitutional amendments also appeared on the ballot. All told, 3.7 million people – around 52 of registered voters –…
    Anna Manning, November 13, 2018
  • Veterans Day

    Anna Manning, November 12, 2018
  • Don’t Forget: Midterm Election Rundown at the John Locke Foundation TODAY at Noon

    Bringing an end to a tumultuous year in politics, the midterm elections have been fascinating, consequential, and sometimes downright weird. John Hood, syndicated columnist and chairman of the John Locke Foundation board of directors, will analyze the results — with a particular emphasis on North Carolina’s “blue moon” cycle of…
    Anna Manning, November 12, 2018
  • Lessons Learned? California’s $4 Billion Medicaid Problem

    From John Locke Foundation’s Jordan Roberts: It was reported earlier this week that a state audit of the California Medicaid program called “Medi-Cal” revealed that the state had made at least $4 billion in “questionable payments” over a four-year period between 2014-2017 and that up to 453,000 people who…
    Anna Manning, November 9, 2018
  • Gov. Cooper’s Climate Change Executive Order is Unnecessary, Panders to Special Interest

    From John Locke Foundation’s Jon Sanders: Since the start of the 21st century, energy-based emissions have been falling dramatically in North Carolina. Carbon dioxide emissions are down 34 percent Nitrous oxides emissions are down 78 percent Sulfur dioxide emissions are down 91 percent Why? As our state grows wealthier,…
    Anna Manning, November 9, 2018
  • Who Should Get the Credit for the Booming Economy: Trump or Obama?

    From John Locke Foundation’s Dr. Roy Cordato: Since President Trump has taken office, economic growth rates have soared, 4.2 percent in the last quarter, and unemployment rates are the lowest in decades, at present 3.7 percent. In response to these impressive economic statistics, Democrats, and former President Barack Obama, in…
    Anna Manning, November 9, 2018