Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 11)

  • In the Fayetteville Observer: JLF’s Mitch Kokai Urges NC Dept. of Revenue to Honor Its Word

    The Fayetteville Observer republished an opinion piece by JLF’s Mitch Kokai on renewable energy tax credits. Kokai writes: “For roughly two decades, state law permitted some version of a 35% income tax credit for investments in facilities producing solar energy… After Republicans took control of the N.C. House and…
    Brenee Goforth, October 28, 2019
  • The Legacy of John Locke, August 28, 1632 to October 28, 1704

     “John Locke is the most influential philosopher of modern times. Locke’s importance reaches far beyond the limits of what has since his time become recognized as the professional discipline of philosophy. His influence in the history of thought, on the way we think about ourselves and our relations to the…
    Brenee Goforth, October 28, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Shares Concerns Over Medicaid Expansion at Republican Speakers Forum

    On Monday, October 21, JLF’s Jordan Roberts spoke about healthcare at the Republican Speakers Forum. The Rhino Times reported on his appearance. The reporter, John Hammer, reported on the reasons Roberts rejects Medicaid expansion as America’s healthcare solution: Roberts explained that one of the reasons the Locke Foundation is opposed…
    Brenee Goforth, October 25, 2019
  • Improving Health Care Price Transparency with Self-Insurance

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on the potential for self-insured employers to increase price transparency in health care. According to Roberts: As of 2018, 55.1 percent of Americans had employer-sponsored coverage. Yet, these employers and employees have had to grapple with rising health care costs…
    Brenee Goforth, October 25, 2019
  • It’s Economics! Restricting the Supply of Housing Increases the Prices

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders published a research brief on restrictive housing regulations and their relationship with housing shortages in parts of the country. Sanders writes: Outdated zoning, rent controls, and other regulations are preventing people in high-demand urban settings from providing affordable housing arrangements, such as adding accessory dwelling units…
    Brenee Goforth, October 24, 2019
  • What You Missed: NC Criminal Law Reform Summit

    On Monday, Oct. 21, the John Locke Foundation and the Cato Institute co-hosted the “North Carolina Criminal Law Reform Summit” at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina. The event featured four panels and one keynote on criminal law reform in the state. The schedule included: Why…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019
  • When Voter Turnout Goes Down, Taxes Go Up

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief on municipal sales tax increases. Coletti explains that, in almost every election cycle, a North Carolina county has a quarter-cent sales tax increase on the ballot: Since 2007, 76 counties have gone to their voters 159 times to raise the local…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019
  • JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson Appear on NC SPIN!

    Last week, JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson were guests on NC SPIN!. The two discussed many topics in the round-table style show with fellow guests Chris Fitzsimon, Director of The Newsroom, and Former Attorney General Rufus Edmisten and with host Tom Campbell. On After SPIN!, the show after…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019