Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 3)

  • What Trump’s Latest Executive Order Urges for Medicare

    Last week, President Trump signed an executive order titled, “Executive Order on Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors.” Our Jordan Roberts analyzed the order’s provisions in his most recent research brief. Here is an abbreviated list of his comments: Section 4: Network Adequacy. The EO directs the…
    Brenee Goforth, October 10, 2019
  • Renewables Mandate Could Hurt the Environment and Your Wallet according to Dr. Don van der Vaart’s latest in The Federalist

    Senior Fellow at the John Locke Foundation and former secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, Don van der Vaart, published a piece in The Federalist on the potentially negative impact North Carolina’s focus on solar energy is having on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the state. Dr. van…
    Brenee Goforth, October 10, 2019
  • JLF in the News: Joe Coletti Quoted in Heartland Institute Article

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti was quoted in a Heartland Institute article on internet sales tax. The article focuses on S.B. 523, a piece of legislation signed into law in July. The article’s author, Vivian Jones, writes: S.B. 523 “broadens the scope of sales tax on digital property by…
    Brenee Goforth, October 7, 2019
  • JLF In The News: JLF Researcher Joe Coletti Quoted In Forbes on N.C’s Potential Tax Refund

    This week, the John Locke Foundation’s Joe Coletti was quoted in a recent opinion piece in Forbes, written by Patrick Gleason. While the federal deficit is increasing, Gleason notes that states all over the country have surplus revenues. Many states are looking to pass on those surpluses to their citizens in…
    Brenee Goforth, October 4, 2019
  • Electric Cars Can Have Worse “MPG” Than a Civic

    North Carolina is on track to increase the number of electric vehicles on its roads. As a matter of fact, one of the key facets of Gov. Roy Cooper’s Clean Energy Plan is the electrification of transportation in the state. Specifically, he wants to increase the number of so-called…
    Brenee Goforth, October 3, 2019
  • CJ’s Rick Henderson Discusses the Budget Veto Override with WPTF’s Donna King

    Last week, Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson was on Donna King’s radio show. He discussed North Carolina’s budget impasse and the September 11 veto override. Henderson commented: “Representative Jackson has talked about possible legal action. We’ve been trying to figure out what he could do.” Henderson explains that Rep. Darren Jackson,…
    Brenee Goforth, October 3, 2019
  • JLF’s Jon Guze Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Winston-Salem Doctor

    https://lockerroom.johnlocke.org/app/uploads/2019/10/GuzeonCONLaws-1.mp4   This week, the John Locke Foundation’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, submitted an amicus (“friend of the court”) brief on behalf of Dr. Gajendra Singh, a Winston-Salem surgeon who is suing the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) over its Certificate of Need…
    Brenee Goforth, October 2, 2019
  • N.C. Hospital Concentration, Price, and Usage

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on a national report conducted by the Health Care Cost Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. According to Roberts: [the report takes] an in-depth look at the hospital markets in 112 of America’s largest metropolitan areas. The report is…
    Brenee Goforth, October 1, 2019