Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 2)

  • Lines At ABC Stores Unveil Weakness In NC’s ABC System

    The Coronavirus has many people rushing to grocery stores and other establishments and stocking up for what could be weeks or even months of quarantine. One of the establishments getting hit the hardest is North Carolina’s string of ABC stores. My local ABC store in Mecklenburg County often has a…
    Brenee Goforth, March 25, 2020
  • North Carolina Has Over $3 Billion To Combat COVID-19

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti wrote a research brief on how North Carolina could use its funds to respond to the economic fallout of the Coronavirus. Coletti lets us know (1) how much money the state has, (2) where it is, and (3) where it could go. North Carolina has…
    Brenee Goforth, March 24, 2020
  • JLF’s Brenée Goforth Shares Importance of Telemedicine in The Washington Times

    On Friday, March 20, JLF’s Communications Associate, Brenée Goforth, published an opinion piece in The Washington Times about how expanding telemedicine could help prepare America for the next Coronavirus. Goforth explains that the expanded use of telemedicine could help people receive care faster by reducing wait times for emergency rooms…
    Brenee Goforth, March 23, 2020
  • Treasurer Dale Folwell Demands Price Transparency

    On Friday, March 20, 2020, State Treasurer Dale Folwell announced his intention to rescue the State Health Plan with price transparency. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak reports: With the State Health Plan, Folwell blames inflated prices and “secret contracts” for its financial woes. But his Clear Pricing Project was blocked last year, when…
    Brenee Goforth, March 23, 2020
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Coronavirus Mitigation Efforts for the Daily Tar Heel

    This week, Brent Van Vliet of the Daily Tar Heel wrote an article about the government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Specifically, the article mentions the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” Van Vliet explains: The Families First Coronavirus Response Act focuses on providing paid sick leave and free testing for…
    Brenee Goforth, March 23, 2020
  • Community Colleges Moving Academic Calendar Online

    K-12 schools in North Carolina are currently shut down due to the Coronavirus outbreak, but they are not the only educational institutions that are being rocked by the virus. Community colleges are taking many steps to comply with social distancing guidelines while still creating a path for students to obtain…
    Brenee Goforth, March 20, 2020
  • Questions Looming Over Gov. Cooper’s Decision to End In-Person Dining

    On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper declared in-person dining is banned in North Carolina for the foreseeable future. This decision is surrounded by controversy, part of which centers on whether or not the declaration has legal standing. In a recent Carolina Journal piece, reporter Kari Travis writes that the governor cannot…
    Brenee Goforth, March 20, 2020
  • Becki Gray Discusses Coronavirus with WUNC’s Jeff Tiberii

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray made her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii. Becki joined Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center. This episode covered all the ways North Carolina could be affected by the Coronavirus. Gov. Cooper declared a state of emergency…
    Brenee Goforth, March 19, 2020