Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 6)

  • 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
  • CJ reports: Eleven school districts, two charter schools closing May 1 for teachers’ rally

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal: More than 500,000 N.C. students won’t be in class May 1 as school districts across the state close so teachers can attend a planned rally in downtown Raleigh. As of Tuesday, April 16, 11 school districts and two charter schools will be closed…
    Anna Manning, April 17, 2019
  • Washington Examiner: JLF’s Joe Coletti, “Overpromise, under-deliver: The cautionary tale of North Carolina’s internet sales tax”

    JLF’s Joe Coletti featured in Washington Examiner: Prior to the court’s decision in Wayfair, states were only able to assess sales tax collection liability on businesses that had some form of physical presence within their state. Wayfair established a precedent that states could assess collection liability so long as…
    Anna Manning, April 16, 2019
  • Daily Journal: New instruction could help people get more month out of the money

    Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Just one out of every four millennials demonstrates basic financial literacy. That statistic from a recent legislative news conference helps explain a lot. Support for the Green New Deal? Positive impressions of socialism? Demands for more goodies from government? All of…
    Anna Manning, April 16, 2019
  • Community, religious leaders gather to support charter school transportation grants

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal: GREENSBORO — Community leaders, school choice advocates, and religious leaders gathered at Next Generation Academy on Monday, April 15, in support of a bill to help charter schools cover the cost of getting students to their classrooms. The Frederick Douglass Foundation of North…
    Anna Manning, April 16, 2019
  • NCGOP Executive Director Woodhouse stepping down after state convention

    Carolina Journal reports: Dallas Woodhouse, former TV reporter and grass-roots activist, announced Monday, April 15, he would leave his position as executive director of the N.C. Republican Party after the party’s state convention in June. Woodhouse confirmed the announcement Monday morning to several media outlets. “My contract expires at the…
    Anna Manning, April 15, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Manufacturing jobs on the rise

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: Did you know that manufacturing employment in North Carolina has gone up more than 10 percent since 2010? I didn’t either, until I took a recent dive into economic statistics. In February 2010, there were about 431,000 jobs at manufacturing enterprises…
    Anna Manning, April 15, 2019