Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 2)

  • The Fed Is Not All-Knowing, But The Market Is

    This week, Dr. Roy Cordato wrote a research brief for the John Locke Foundation on the Federal Reserve. In it, Dr. Cordato explains the Federal Reserve plays a central role in the economy – namely setting the Federal Funds rate and the discount rate. Cordato explains: [T]he Federal Funds Rate…
    Brenee Goforth, December 2, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Featured in Forbes Article on CON Laws

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts has made a national publication again, this time quoted in a Forbes article by Patrick Gleason. The piece focused on Certificate of Need (CON) laws across the country. Gleason cites CON reform as a way to lower health care costs: One of the first steps state lawmakers…
    Brenee Goforth, November 26, 2019
  • JLF’s Dr. van der Vaart Calls It (Before It Happens)

    The results of an investigation into Gov. Cooper’s involvement with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) were presented last week. The report concluded: “From the information presented in this report, it would be reasonable to conclude that Governor Cooper improperly used the authority and influence of his Office to cause…
    Brenee Goforth, November 25, 2019
  • The Noble Goals of a Late ‘50s Thanksgiving Lesson Plan

    As part of our Thanksgiving 2019 series, Dr. Terry Stoops published a research brief on the Thanksgiving Day lessons of teachers’ past. Stoops writes: In 1959, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction published “Observance of Special Days,” a guide to celebrating the holidays in the state’s public schools. …
    Brenee Goforth, November 22, 2019
  • Market-Made Mock Meats

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief as part of our Thanksgiving 2019 series. Coletti’s piece focused on the influx of mock meats into the food market in recent years. Coletti writes: Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat are the most notable entrants in the race to make a…
    Brenee Goforth, November 21, 2019
  • Colonial Health Care

    As we head toward Thanksgiving, JLF’s Jordan Roberts has published a research brief on the health care to which the pilgrims would have had access. Roberts explains: The patrons on board the Mayflower had two resources at their disposal. The first was a medical book, The Surgeon’s Mate: The First Compendium…
    Brenee Goforth, November 20, 2019
  • The Year of Two Thanksgivings

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders published a research brief on the unintended consequences of changing the date of Thanksgiving in 1939. Sanders writes: As strange as this sounds to 21st-century ears, back then the Christmas shopping season didn’t start till after Thanksgiving…Since the calendar date of Thanksgiving changed while that of Christmas…
    Brenee Goforth, November 18, 2019
  • JLF’s Becki Gray Explains Why We Need Criminal Recodification

    Last week, NC SPIN published a piece by JLF’s Becki Gray on overcriminalization. According to Gray: We have more activities and actions classified as a crime, something worthy of public condemnation, than just about any state… In addition to their sheer volume, criminal laws are confusing, complicated, duplicative, and hard…
    Brenee Goforth, November 18, 2019