Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 6)

  • 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
  • CJ reports: Harris’ son says father ignored warnings about 9th District operative Dowless

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports: Assistant U.S. Attorney John Harris testified Wednesday he warned his father, Republican U.S. Rep.-elect Rev. Mark Harris, it was unwise to hire Bladen County political operative McCrae Dowless. But his parents shunned his advice. Mark Harris is in a legal skirmish to be seated…
    Anna Manning, February 21, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Governor, media place different emphasis on armed officers in school

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal on the continued debate over school safety: The top page-one headline trumpeted the news: “Report: Armed police officer needed at every N.C. school.” And the Raleigh News & Observer wasn’t alone. “School safety panel calls for resource officers…
    Anna Manning, February 20, 2019
  • Research Update: N.C.’s 2019 Budget: Previewing Debt and Capital

    From John Locke Foundation’s Joe Coletti: Everybody wants a piece of North Carolina’s statutory debt limit. For the third consecutive year, the Debt Affordability Study recommends increasing the debt limit to 4.5 percent of General Fund revenue, up from the current 4.0 percent. A one-half percent hike in the debt…
    Anna Manning, February 20, 2019
  • CJ reports: Fireworks at 9th District hearing as Dowless refuses to testify

    Carolina Journal‘s Dan Way reports: The political operative at the heart of the 9th Congressional District scandal won’t tell his story under oath — yet. McCrae Dowless, the main person of interest in an alleged ballot harvesting ring that helped Republican Rev. Mark Harris defeat Democrat Dan McCready in…
    Anna Manning, February 19, 2019
  • WATCH: JLF’s Donald van der Vaart discusses N.C. hog rules and lawsuits

    Dr. Donald van der Vaart, John Locke Foundation senior fellow and former Secretary of the NC Department of Environmental Quality, discusses N.C. environmental regulations for hog farms and the connection to recent lawsuits. Van der Vaart offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio.
    Anna Manning, February 19, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Can government make us happy?

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Is it the job of government to make you happy? While it may seem like a straightforward question, there are some important subtleties packed into those few words. On the face of it, “no” feels like the obvious answer. Our country’s…
    Anna Manning, February 18, 2019
  • LATEST Spotlight Report: North Carolina’s Alcoholic Beverage Control System

    In the latest research spotlight report, John Locke Foundation’s Jon Sanders explains how North Carolina’s ABC system works and makes the case for why it should be modernized: Did you know that North Carolina used to be the nation’s leader in locally owned and operated distilleries? It’s true. In…
    Anna Manning, February 18, 2019