Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 27)

  • 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
  • Finally! The Results of the WestEd Report

    On Tuesday, the contents of the highly anticipated WestEd report were released. The report was commissioned in 2017 by both the plaintiffs and defendants of the long-running Leandro lawsuit. The report contained dozens of recommendations, but here are the highlights listed in the research brief on the subject, authored…
    Brenee Goforth, December 11, 2019
  • JLF’s Terry Stoops responds to long-awaited school funding report

    On December 10, 2019, the long-awaited West Ed report was released. Below is JLF’s Dr. Terry Stoops’ initial comments on the matter. https://lockerroom.johnlocke.org/app/uploads/2019/12/JLFs-Terry-Stoops-responds-to-long-awaited-N.C.-school-funding-report.mp4…
    Brenee Goforth, December 11, 2019
  • Becki Gray Discusses Medicaid, Elections, and Pipelines with WUNC’s Jeff Tiberii

    Last week, JLF’s Becki Gray made her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii. Becki joined Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center. In the episode, Tiberii asked his guests about the governor’s veto of the mini-budget that would have funded the transition of…
    Brenee Goforth, December 10, 2019
  • Becki Gray’s Legislative Session Review

    In her review of this legislative session, JLF’s Becki Gray had three main takeaways. First, politics was on display: Gray writes: The governor’s folks respond to efforts to raise teacher pay with “is that a joke?” They call the legislature kidnappers. The legislature makes allegations the governor has committed crimes. Arm–twisting…
    Brenee Goforth, December 10, 2019
  • Silent Sam Deal Could Encourage Copycats

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello and Rick Henderson wrote a piece on the potential impacts of the recent settlement regarding a Confederate statue. The UNC Board of Governors announced Wednesday, Nov. 26, that it reached an agreement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) to transfer Silent Sam,…
    Brenee Goforth, December 6, 2019
  • Direct Primary Care on the Air: JLF’s Jordan Roberts discusses the topic on WPTF’s “Access Health”

    Just before the Thanksgiving Holiday, JLF’s Jordan Roberts joined Dr. Brian Forrest for his show “Access Health” on News Radio 680 WPTF. Roberts and Dr. Forrest discussed direct primary care (DPC). Roberts has before explained DPC: Direct primary care (DPC) is the Netflix of primary care. In exchange…
    Brenee Goforth, December 6, 2019
  • Robeson County Police To Seize Property Without Criminal Conviction

    Carolina Journal’s Brooke Conrad reports that the Robeson County Sheriff’s office has opted into the federal Equitable Sharing program. Conrad explains: The Equitable Sharing program allows state and local agencies to keep 80% of whatever they take from forfeiture. The federal government keeps the other 20%. In 2018, N.C. law…
    Brenee Goforth, December 4, 2019