Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 25)

  • CJ Reports: Senate Judiciary Committee welcomes Freedom to Work bill

    This past Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary committee approved House Bill 770, reports Lindsay Marchello in Carolina Journal. HB 770 is a bill that would make it easier for the citizens with a criminal record to obtain professionals licenses. Marchello writes: Hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians are locked out…
    Brenee Goforth, June 21, 2019
  • Reverse Logrolling the NC State Budget

    In his most recent research brief, JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti explains that the two chambers of the General Assembly must now meet and piece together a compromise before sending the budget off to the governor’s desk – likely to be vetoed. Coletti suggests an approach to negotiations he…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Distillery reform ‘game-changer’ passes key Senate committee

    North Carolina-based distillers could see some helpful changes coming their way according to an article by Carolina Journal’s John Trump. In his article, Trump speaks to state distillers about what a Senate Bill 290, currently going through the Senate Rules and Operations Committee, would mean to them. Trump explains:…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts comments on State Medicaid Transition for Leader’s Edge Magazine

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts was recently quoted in a Leader’s Edge article on innovative models in health care. The article detailed the experimental health care models being tested in five states: Maryland, Wisconsin, Colorado, Oregon, and North Carolina. The article mentions the federal waiver North Carolina received to transition the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • Coletti Comments on “Project Bear,” A Secretive Attempt from North Carolina to Attract more from Apple

    WRAL reported on North Carolina’s elusive efforts to recruit Apple to the state. Even though Apple announced they were placing their new campus in Texas, WRAL’s investigative reporter, Tyler Dukes, reports Wake County and the Department of Commerce are still trying to woo Apple into North Carolina in an effort…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Unemployment Insurance Report

    Mitch Kokai gave comments to the Winston-Salem Journal for a recent story on Unemployment Insurance (UI) in North Carolina. The story reports on the changes in UI following the Great Recession. According to the article, the state racked up $2.8 billion in debt to the U.S. Labor and Treasury…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • Liberty Champion, Dr. Richard Bruch, named American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Congressional Ambassador of the Year

    A tip of the hat to defender of health care freedom, Dr. Richard Bruch, who has been named The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2020 Congressional Ambassador. Dr. Bruch was granted this honor “for his dedication to health policy initiatives at both the state and federal level to preserve the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019
  • CJ Commentary: Slowing the growth of N.C.’s criminal code

    “North Carolina’s criminal code is a muddled, archaic monstrosity,” according to JLF’s Mike Schietzelt. In his recent commentary published in Carolina Journal, Schietzelt observes the current disorganization of North Carolina’s criminal code. Schietzelt writes: And thanks to years of inattention, [criminal] laws are scattered throughout thousands of pages of the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019