Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 10)

  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Vaping for Winston-Salem Journal

    This week, JLF’s Mitch Kokai commented on the recent efforts by the NC General Assembly to increase taxes on e-cigarettes for the Winston-Salem Journal. The article’s author, Richard Craver, explains: An amendment to Senate Bill 557 submitted by state Rep. Gail Adcock, D-Wake, in the House Finance Committee would have…
    Brenee Goforth, November 8, 2019
  • Another Conservative Judge Is Deemed “Unqualified” by the ABA

    The American Bar Association (ABA) has been known to give conservative judges lower ratings than liberal judges. That truth was prominently on display last week when the ABA issued a letter to the Senate Judicial Committee holding that Lawrence VanDyke is “not qualified” to serve on the United…
    Brenee Goforth, November 8, 2019
  • Let’s Stop Promoting Fiscally Irresponsible Film Incentives

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sander’s published a research brief on film incentives prompted by a statement Gov. Roy Cooper released this week: [H]is press release announc[ed] the creation of a “Governor’s Advisory Council on Film, Television and Digital Streaming.” This group will “advise Gov. Cooper on efforts to grow and develop…
    Brenee Goforth, November 7, 2019
  • Medical Innovation at the State Level: Georgia

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on the actions states are taking to lower the cost of health care for their citizens, specifically what Georgia plans to do under its Section 1332 waiver. A Section 1332 waiver – often called an “innovation” waiver – allows states…
    Brenee Goforth, November 6, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Discusses How States Can Reform Health Care

    Last week, State Policy Network hosted its Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event brought together thousands of nonprofit professionals dedicated to promoting liberty to listen to panels, discuss issues at roundtables, and receive awards for their efforts. This year, JLF’s Jordan Roberts spoke on a panel, Roundtable:…
    Brenee Goforth, November 6, 2019
  • Pew Charitable Trust Promotes Carolina Journal Radio interview on Dental Therapy

    Pew Charitable Trusts has linked out to a video from Carolina Journal Radio about dental therapy in North Carolina. The video is an interview with the country’s first advanced dental therapist, Christy Jo Fogarty, and the possibility of expanding dental therapy into North Carolina. North Carolina has a serious…
    Brenee Goforth, November 5, 2019
  • Charlotte Observer Features JLF’s Jon Sanders on Wage Increases

    Last week, the Charlotte Observer published an article on the intersection of wages and affordable housing. The story reads: Consider Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis as a math problem. Housing costs are too high. Wages are too low. How do you solve it? So far, the community has focused on half…
    Brenee Goforth, October 31, 2019
  • JLF’s Becki Gray Discusses Sexual Assault on After SPIN!

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray was featured in an installment of NC SPIN’s “After SPIN!” Gray spoke with the show’s host, Tom Campbell, as well as fellow guest, journalist and filmmaker Cash Michaels, about sexual assault on college campuses. In a very personal and poignant moment, Becki shared her family’s…
    Brenee Goforth, October 29, 2019