Becki Gray

Senior Vice President

Posts by Becki Gray (page 9)

  • NC’s public safety reforms are paying off

    According to a sidebar in the latest edition of Reason Magazine, North Carolina is one of several states that has put measures in place to reduce the number of non-violent criminals in the prison population. Over the past five years, North Carolina has seen a reduction in our violent…
    Becki Gray, January 28, 2016
  • Need your help today, friends. Save Our State Constitution

    Friends of Freedom, SOS! Save our State Constitution. I need your help. The State of North Carolina’s Constitution is the state’s most important document. We want our elected officials to uphold the Constitution, we want our students to learn from the history of our state and we adamantly…
    Becki Gray, January 28, 2016
  • Pre-gaming for the Primaries

    As you prepare for the upcoming March 15 primary election – listening to the experts, following dispatches from the campaign trail, reading all the latest election news – don’t forget you’ll need a photo ID this time.  What’s in your wallet? Acceptable forms of photo ID in 2016…
    Becki Gray, January 20, 2016
  • And the nominee is…..

    As regular viewers of NCSpin know, the 2015 Tar Heel of the Year was named on this week’s show. We just had a minute or two to nominate our choices. The panel and host Tom Campbell settled on the selection for 2015 and a worthy one at that. (Who?…
    Becki Gray, December 28, 2015
  • Holiday recipes with Donna and Becki on WPTF 680 AM today

    If you were listening to Donna and me on WPTF this morning, here are the recipes I shared.  And if you weren’t listening, I hope you enjoy them anyway! And if you’re new to the John Locke Foundation, take a few minutes to explore The Locker Room and I…
    Becki Gray, December 23, 2015
  • Toffee Crunch for the holidays – a recipe for Friday afternoon

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all, especially my WTSB friends.  We decided today during my weekly interview with Carl Lamm to put politics and policy aside and return to our feature of a Friday afternoon recipe. This is a favorite at my house over the holidays and from one…
    Becki Gray, December 18, 2015
  • Who’s not running?

    With the latest reports on retirements of Sen Fletcher Hartsell (CJ readers may remember his involvement with the Alcoa/Yadkin River Trust controversey) and now Sen. Dan Soucek (CJ readers know him as a advocate for transparency in education), the NCGA will look very different in 2017.  Hang on…
    Becki Gray, December 17, 2015
  • Catalyst Book Tour Update

    You anxiously awaited the release. You’ve watched the video.  You’ve read the teaser. You’re intrigued by the name calling. You’ve placed your order. And now you’re ready to see it all for yourself. Only a few stops left on the statewide book tour for John Hood’s new…
    Becki Gray, November 10, 2015