Anna Manning


Posts by Anna Manning (page 7)

  • 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 One such bill, the Healthcare Expansion Act of 2019, seeks to repeal North Carolina’s outdated Certificate of Need…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
  • CJ reports: Lawmakers, educators meet in Greensboro to address dropout crisis, ways to promote students’ success

    Carolina Journal‘s Kari Travis reports: Margaree Brown grew up in Everetts, North Carolina. Her high school had fewer than 400 students. Her graduating class was a group of just 40. Now a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Brown is a first-generation college student and one…
    Anna Manning, April 8, 2019
  • Daily Journal: Thanks to solar power deals, your electric bill is higher

    Don van der Vaart writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: Roughly $1.25 billion. That’s how much Duke Energy customers will be overpaying for electricity over the next 10 to 15 years. We can thank North Carolina law — and Gov. Roy Cooper — for the higher bills that come with…
    Anna Manning, April 5, 2019