Anna Manning

Posts by Anna Manning (page 7)

  • CJ reports: Treasurer’s pension stability proposals divide state employees’, teachers’ groups

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: Senate Republicans are again pushing State Treasurer Dale Folwell’s request to limit risk in the underfunded state pension plan by narrowing the number of retirement options. The Repeal Risky Retirement Payments Act, as Senate Bill 374 is titled, divides Republicans against Democrats,…
    Anna Manning, April 15, 2019
  • CJ Radio: JLF’s Jordan Roberts discusses alternatives to Medicaid expansion

    Jordan Roberts, John Locke Foundation health policy analyst, discusses alternatives to Medicaid expansion. Roberts offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. Watch here.
    Anna Manning, April 12, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Questions justices could have asked about N.C. gerrymandering

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: It would have been nice to hear a justice ask any of the following questions: What evidence suggests that legislative leaders were bragging? Weren’t legislators simply stating as fact that they had drafted a map designed to elect…
    Anna Manning, April 11, 2019
  • CJ reports: Senate Education Committee moves forward several bills

    Carolina Journal reports: The Senate Education Committee took action Wednesday, April 10, on a number of bills, including a law easing rules on welding and manufacturing internships. Lawmakers greenlighted some measures and merely discussed others. The bills are: Senate Bill 376: N.C. Patriot Star Family Scholarship/Funds Senate Bill 391:…
    Anna Manning, April 11, 2019
  • JLF Research Update, “SAVE Act: Increasing Freedom for N.C. Nurses”

    John Locke Foundation’s Heath Care Policy Analyst, Jordan Roberts, writes: Legislation has been introduced this session with an eye toward lowering costs and expanding access to health care for North Carolinians. One such bill, the Healthcare Expansion Act of 2019, seeks to repeal North Carolina’s outdated Certificate of Need…
    Anna Manning, April 10, 2019
  • John Hood writes for Daily Journal: Rail transit doesn’t fit state

    John Hood argues that light-rail transit doesn’t fit the preferences and lifestyles of North Carolinians: If you live somewhere other than the western side of North Carolina’s Research Triangle region, you may not have thought that a long-planned light-rail line between Durham and Chapel Hill had much to do…
    Anna Manning, April 10, 2019
  • CJ reports: House Republicans introduce ‘alternative’ which resembles Medicaid expansion

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: A group of House Republicans is taking another whack at what they call an alternative to Medicaid expansion so uninsured North Carolina residents can obtain health coverage. State Reps. Donny Lambeth, R-Forsyth; Josh Dobson, R-McDowell; Greg Murphy, R-Pitt; and Donna McDowell White, R-Johnston,…
    Anna Manning, April 10, 2019
  • CJ reports: State audit finds $100 million in Medicaid errors at DHHS

    Carolina Journal reports in recent reports from State Auditor’s office on North Carolina’s administration of Medicaid: The state Department of Health and Human Services improperly paid more than $100 million in Medicaid claims during fiscal year 2018, State Auditor Beth Wood reported. An audit released Monday, April 8,…
    Anna Manning, April 9, 2019