Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 26)

  • Let’s Stop Promoting Fiscally Irresponsible Film Incentives

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sander’s published a research brief on film incentives prompted by a statement Gov. Roy Cooper released this week: [H]is press release announc[ed] the creation of a “Governor’s Advisory Council on Film, Television and Digital Streaming.” This group will “advise Gov. Cooper on efforts to grow and develop…
    Brenee Goforth, November 7, 2019
  • Medical Innovation at the State Level: Georgia

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on the actions states are taking to lower the cost of health care for their citizens, specifically what Georgia plans to do under its Section 1332 waiver. A Section 1332 waiver – often called an “innovation” waiver – allows states…
    Brenee Goforth, November 6, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Discusses How States Can Reform Health Care

    Last week, State Policy Network hosted its Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The event brought together thousands of nonprofit professionals dedicated to promoting liberty to listen to panels, discuss issues at roundtables, and receive awards for their efforts. This year, JLF’s Jordan Roberts spoke on a panel, Roundtable:…
    Brenee Goforth, November 6, 2019
  • Pew Charitable Trust Promotes Carolina Journal Radio interview on Dental Therapy

    Pew Charitable Trusts has linked out to a video from Carolina Journal Radio about dental therapy in North Carolina. The video is an interview with the country’s first advanced dental therapist, Christy Jo Fogarty, and the possibility of expanding dental therapy into North Carolina. North Carolina has a serious…
    Brenee Goforth, November 5, 2019
  • Charlotte Observer Features JLF’s Jon Sanders on Wage Increases

    Last week, the Charlotte Observer published an article on the intersection of wages and affordable housing. The story reads: Consider Charlotte’s affordable housing crisis as a math problem. Housing costs are too high. Wages are too low. How do you solve it? So far, the community has focused on half…
    Brenee Goforth, October 31, 2019
  • JLF’s Becki Gray Discusses Sexual Assault on After SPIN!

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray was featured in an installment of NC SPIN’s “After SPIN!” Gray spoke with the show’s host, Tom Campbell, as well as fellow guest, journalist and filmmaker Cash Michaels, about sexual assault on college campuses. In a very personal and poignant moment, Becki shared her family’s…
    Brenee Goforth, October 29, 2019
  • In the Fayetteville Observer: JLF’s Mitch Kokai Urges NC Dept. of Revenue to Honor Its Word

    The Fayetteville Observer republished an opinion piece by JLF’s Mitch Kokai on renewable energy tax credits. Kokai writes: “For roughly two decades, state law permitted some version of a 35% income tax credit for investments in facilities producing solar energy… After Republicans took control of the N.C. House and…
    Brenee Goforth, October 28, 2019
  • The Legacy of John Locke, August 28, 1632 to October 28, 1704

     “John Locke is the most influential philosopher of modern times. Locke’s importance reaches far beyond the limits of what has since his time become recognized as the professional discipline of philosophy. His influence in the history of thought, on the way we think about ourselves and our relations to the…
    Brenee Goforth, October 28, 2019