Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 22)

  • 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
  • Why The Price Of Solar Is Falling, But Your Power Bill Is Not

    The cost of solar power has been falling, yet you couldn’t tell by looking at your power bill. That’s what JLF’s Jon Sanders explained in his December 17th research brief on solar energy. Sanders explains that the way North Carolina contracts with solar does not pass savings onto ratepayers. Sanders…
    Brenee Goforth, December 18, 2019
  • Cato Institute Promotes Mitch Kokai’s Article on Overlawyered Website

    This week, the Cato Institute promoted an opinion piece on gerrymandering by JLF’s Mitch Kokai on its Overlawyered website, which focuses on the high costs of America’s legal system. Kokai’s article focuses on a report from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. The report’s author, Charles Blahous, argues…
    Brenee Goforth, December 18, 2019
  • Letter to Lottery Commission: Say No to Online Scratch-Off

    Friday, December 13, John Locke Foundation Senior Vice President Becki Gray sent a letter to the Chairman of the NC Lottery Commission, Courtney Crowder, concerning a proposal for online scratch-offs. The letter contains John Locke Foundation research that shows counties with the highest lottery ticket sales per adult also tend…
    Brenee Goforth, December 13, 2019
  • Will Court Overstep Into Budget-Making?

    The John Locke Foundation continued its coverage of the recently released WestEd report this week with a research brief co-written by JLF’s Senior Fellow, Joe Coletti, and JLF’s Director of Education Studies, Dr. Terry Stoops. The brief explains: The consultants recommend spending $8 billion over eight years and up to…
    Brenee Goforth, December 13, 2019
  • Energy Bills Could Go Down As Government Mandate Relaxes

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders wrote a research brief on the pending changes to the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA). According to Sanders: It’s is the law that requires electric utilities to buy any and all power produced from a qualifying renewable energy facility at a price…
    Brenee Goforth, December 12, 2019