Becki Gray

Senior Vice President

Posts by Becki Gray (page 9)

  • Zero tax brackets, reforms that work. For all NC families.

    Heard all that talk about tax cuts only for the rich?  80% of North Carolinians saw an increase in their taxes?  Whaaaat? It’s been thoroughly debunked. The tax reforms that began in 2011 with a roll-back of a sales tax increase (A $1B tax cut for anyone who buys…
    Becki Gray, February 4, 2016
  • That NC Nothing Compares logo? Now available in an attractive, affordable license plate. Get ’em while they’re hot. Or not.

    In case you are looking for a specialty plate for your car promoting NC, here you go….   It’s the new NC logo – Nothing Compares.  For only $15, you can sport a logo that was named “Worst of 2015” by an Austin Texas design firm, Under Consideration.
    Becki Gray, February 3, 2016
  • Cooking something up on Friday afternoon

    Have I mentioned that I won a blue ribbon at the NC State Fair for apple butter?  Many  LR readers not only know but have enjoyed (I hope!) a jar of this famous concoction.  Here’s a suggestion for a sweet and savory treat with apple butter: Smoked Gouda…
    Becki Gray, January 29, 2016
  • 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 JohnLocke.org. I…
    Becki Gray, December 23, 2015