Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 2)

  • “It’s Always Something” In The Alcohol Industry

    This week, Carolina Journal’s John Trump wrote an opinion piece on the challenges the alcohol industry frequently faces. Just this past year, Trump explains, distilleries were faced with a potential 400% tax increase. He writes: The act, S. 362, originally part of the omnibus tax bill the president signed…
    Brenee Goforth, January 10, 2020
  • Economic Development Incentives Not Creating Jobs Promised

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders wrote a research brief examining a recently released WRAL report by Tyler Dukes. The report examined the number of jobs created from North Carolina’s Job Development Investment Grant (JDIG) program and the One North Carolina (OneNC) fund from 2009 to 2016. Sanders summarizes the…
    Brenee Goforth, January 9, 2020
  • Doctor Visits From Your Couch

    Last month, I started a monthly column on the America’s Future Foundation Blog. The column focuses on how to incorporate liberty-centered ideas into your routine to better your life – whether that is saving you time, money, or anxiety. December’s column focused on my experience with telemedicine. Telemedicine allows patients…
    Brenee Goforth, January 8, 2020
  • To Be Or Not To Be? Raleigh’s Free Bus Line

    This week, JLF’s Joseph Coletti published a research brief on Raleigh’s free bus route, the R-Line Circulator. Coletti writes: Launched in 2008, R-Line ridership climbed to nearly 300,000 people in 2012 but was below 150,000 in 2017 after GoRaleigh decided not to add a third bus and expand service to…
    Brenee Goforth, January 8, 2020
  • Nurse Practitioners Could Fill Geriatric Health Care Gap

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak wrote an article on the effects of scope-of-practice restrictions on the supply of health care professionals for geriatric patients. Havlak writes: Thousands of elderly patients lost their health care provider, and nurse practitioner Michelle Schmerge had to watch them go.  When her supervising physician…
    Brenee Goforth, January 7, 2020
  • Happy New Year

    Happy New Year! “Should Old Acquaintance be forgot…”…
    Brenee Goforth, January 1, 2020
  • Merry Christmas!

    We at the John Locke Foundation would like to wish you a Merry Christmas!…
    Brenee Goforth, December 25, 2019
  • A Brief History of Santagrams

    Recently, when looking through the North Carolina State Archive’s digital collection (a thing I do from time-to-time), I ran across a couple of so-called “Santagrams” from Western Union. I immediately was intrigued by the collection of little notes that appeared to be written by none other than the big…
    Brenee Goforth, December 18, 2019