Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 10)

  • Churches Sue Gov. Roy Cooper Over Social Distancing Restrictions on Worship

    On Thursday, May 14, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Governor Roy Cooper’s executive order establishing social distancing guidelines aimed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Carolina Journal’s Lyndsay Marchello writes: A collection of churches filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, May 14, challenging Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order banning mass…
    Brenee Goforth, May 15, 2020
  • Check It Out! Jordan Roberts Talks Health Care Policy on WHIG TV

    On Monday, May 11, JLF’s Jordan Roberts was a guest on “Check It Out” with John Check. Jordan discussed the coronavirus outbreak, the impact it has had on the economy, and the measures North Carolina is taking to mitigate the negative impacts of the outbreak. Roberts and Check kicked off…
    Brenee Goforth, May 14, 2020
  • How to Bolster Telemedicine Post-Coronavirus

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts recently published a research paper in conjunction with the Brookings Institution. In the paper, Roberts and his coauthors, Dr. Nichol Turner Lee and Dr. Jack Karsten of the Center for Technology Innovation, discuss removing regulatory barriers to telehealth services following the coronavirus outbreak. Roberts explains the…
    Brenee Goforth, May 13, 2020
  • How Coronavirus Is Affecting North Carolina Business

    The coronavirus has every business in different ways. Some businesses are seeing heightened revenue from delivery sales, like Amazon, while others going bankrupt. North Carolina businesses have seen a variety of outcomes. For instance, as JLF’s Mitch Kokai writes in Carolina Journal, some businesses have found ways to…
    Brenee Goforth, May 13, 2020
  • High Energy Bills Cost More Than Dollars

    North Carolina had held the title “second in solar” for a few years now, but that title does not come cheap. And as JLF’s Jon Sanders writes in his latest research brief, higher energy costs can cost lives. Sanders writes: Energy poverty is a serious issue. Research shows that higher…
    Brenee Goforth, May 11, 2020
  • It’s Time to Tailor COVID-19 Mitigation Efforts

    Though many people like to ignore them, public health measures have tradeoffs. In order to create properly balanced public health policy, we must diligently weigh those tradeoffs. That is the message of Dr. Don van der Vaart’s latest piece in the North State Journal. As Dr. van der Vaart writes:…
    Brenee Goforth, May 8, 2020
  • The Problem with a Private School Enrollment Decline

    The effects of coronavirus and the subsequent economic shutdown are causing ripple effects across America. Everything – from restaurants to gas stations to theme parks – has been affected by this crisis. Among the list of unexpected victims, JLF’s Terry Stoops writes, are private schools. Stoops explains: These unnerving economic…
    Brenee Goforth, May 8, 2020
  • Supreme Court Affirms Compensation for Victims of MAP Act

    The MAP Act has been a thorn in the side of North Carolina’s property rights laws since it was enacted in the late ‘80s. A recent article in the Fayetteville Observer quotes the writings of JLF’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, to describe the impact of the law:…
    Brenee Goforth, May 7, 2020