Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 12)

  • Coronavirus Is Not a Reason to Expand Medicaid

    The outbreak of Coronavirus has reignited calls for Medicaid expansion. Proponents claim that during this public health crisis, it is necessary to expand Medicaid to cover uninsured persons who may catch the virus. However, as JLF’s Jordan Roberts explains in his recent research brief, expanding Medicaid is not necessary for…
    Brenee Goforth, April 28, 2020
  • Students To Stay At Home The Rest Of The School Year

    JLF’s Becki Gray continues with her regular appearances on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii. In her latest appearance, Becki joined Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center to discuss the extension of the stay-at-home order, the cancellation of in-person classes for the rest of the academic…
    Brenee Goforth, April 28, 2020
  • The Governor’s Continued Shutdown and Plan to Gradually Reopen the Economy

    North Carolina continues under a statewide shutdown order. On Thursday, April 23, Gov. Roy Cooper presented a general plan to reopen the economy during a news conference. For now, the status quo shutdown is in place. Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson writes: The governor extended his stay-at-home order, imposed March 27 to…
    Brenee Goforth, April 27, 2020
  • Coronavirus Exposes Need for Recodification

    On Monday, April 13, Erik Hooks, secretary of the N.C. Department of Public Safety, announced North Carolina’s prisons would begin releasing select inmates in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19. In a research brief this week, JLF’s Jon Guze argues some of those releases may not have…
    Brenee Goforth, April 24, 2020
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Explains Letter to Congress on Lars Larson Show

    On Wednesday, April 23, JLF’s Mitch Kokai went on to the “Lars Larson Show” to discuss the recent letter the John Locke Foundation, along with more than two dozen additional think tanks, sent to Congress arguing for loosened regulations on federal aid to the states included in the CARES…
    Brenee Goforth, April 23, 2020
  • JLF’s Letter to Congress Makes National Headlines

    On April 13, The John Locke Foundation, in collaboration with the Platte Institute and 24 other state-based think tanks, sent a letter to Congress calling for more flexibility under the CARES Act. On Wednesday, April 22, Stephen Dinan of the Washington Times wrote about it for the paper. Dinan…
    Brenee Goforth, April 23, 2020
  • Digital Tracking of Coronavirus Presents Privacy Concerns

    This week, the John Locke Foundation’s Jordan Roberts teamed up with Dr. Nicol Turner Lee of the Brookings Institution to release a research brief on digital tracking of the Coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended an increase in contact tracing. Contact tracing is the…
    Brenee Goforth, April 22, 2020
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Unemployment for the Winston-Salem Journal

    This week, the Winston-Salem Journal’s Richard Craver wrote an article on a plan from Sen. Joyce Krawiec, R-Forsyth, to reopen the economy. Craver writes: Krawiec said she favors opening up the national economy on a piecemeal basis, saying, “It is time for each state to make a decision about how…
    Brenee Goforth, April 22, 2020