Brenee Goforth

Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 1)

  • Dog licenses/permits disincentivize rabies vaccinations

    My husband and I added the sweetest little guy to our family this week. He is a golden retriever puppy named Parker (see above). When we were going over the expenses we needed to pay (The AKC fees, the pet deposit for the apartment we live in, etc.), my husband…
    Brenee Goforth, September 10, 2021
  • NC College Offer “#AbolishThePolice” Course for Fall 2021

    North Carolina’s renowned Davidson College is offering a course this fall titled “#Abolishthepolice.” The Charlotte Observer states the course “will enlist Black political and feminist theories and social and political philosophies to critically examine and think through issues of race, criminalization, incarceration, police militarization, predictive policing, surveillance, and domestic security.”…
    Brenee Goforth, August 13, 2021
  • Paris Vaccine Passport Protests: A Warning for American Politicians

    Protests have been breaking out across Paris, France over the country’s establishment of a vaccine passport. A law approved in French parliament on Monday, July 23 requires “special virus passes for all restaurants and domestic travel” and also requires health care workers to be vaccinated. The special “virus…
    Brenee Goforth, August 3, 2021
  • NC Schools: Every School Option in North Carolina

    Choosing the right school for your child can feel like an overwhelming task. North Carolina has so many different options for children across the state. We hope this comprehensive list will help you make the right choice in NC schools for your child. Our friends at Parents for Educational Freedom…
    Brenee Goforth, July 7, 2021
  • NC Sen. Marcus caught spreading falsehoods about donor privacy bill

    North Carolina Senator Natasha Marcus, D-Mecklenburg, has been spreading falsehoods about N.C.’s donor privacy bill. According to a new fact-check written by PolitiFact Reporter Paul Specht published on Monday, May 31, Sen. Marcus’ public comments on the donor privacy bill are ‘mostly false.’ Marcus has been a vocal opponent…
    Brenee Goforth, June 1, 2021
  • ICYMI: Governor Cooper’s State of the State Recap

    On Monday, April 26, Governor Roy Cooper gave his biennial State of the State address at the General Assembly. If you would like to watch the full broadcast, below is an embed of the live stream from PBS North Carolina. You can also read the full prepared…
    Brenee Goforth, April 27, 2021
  • Cooper Wants to Eliminate Scholarship for Low-Income Children

    Dem. Governor Roy Cooper announced his budget proposal today for the next biennium. His proposed budget ends the NC Opportunity Scholarship Program, a popular scholarship for low-income, disproportionately minority, students to attend a K-12 school of their parent’s choice. The Opportunity Scholarship program is a popular program with NC voters.
    Brenee Goforth, March 24, 2021
  • Cheri Beasley Reportedly Running for Senate

    The News & Observer reported today that former Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court Cheri Beasley will likely be running for the Richard Burr’s Senate seat. Richard Burr will not be running for election, which will leave his seat up for grabs in 2022. the N&O‘s Brian Murphy reports:…
    Brenee Goforth, March 18, 2021