Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 3)

  • R Street Institute Shares CJ Story about CON Laws

    This week, the R Street Institute published an article on the small regulatory reforms states could make to help their citizens during the Coronavirus outbreak. States like Colorado, Massachusetts, and Washington have taken steps to reduce regulatory burdens so that medical professionals in other states “can be licensed… as quickly…
    Brenee Goforth, March 19, 2020
  • Community Response is Crucial During Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus has everyone talking about how the government should respond, but it is important to remember that our communities can respond too. In his recent research brief, JLF’s Joe Coletti shares what people have been doing to help their communities in this difficult time. Coletti writes: Nextdoor is filled…
    Brenee Goforth, March 19, 2020
  • Coronavirus Shines Light on Government Health Care Restriction

    In his recent opinion piece for Carolina Journal, Mitch Kokai illuminates the ways the government restricts the supply of health care in the United States. Kokai writes: N.C. Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen’s March 10 presentation to state lawmakers is worthy of attention today. Cohen’s words remind us…
    Brenee Goforth, March 18, 2020
  • Gov. Cooper Bans In-Person Dining

    On the tails of Governor Cooper’s prohibition of events of 100 people or more, Gov. Cooper announced today an order that restaurants and bars closed except for takeout and delivery orders. The measure is an attempt to increase social distancing and reduce the risk of community spread. The executive order…
    Brenee Goforth, March 17, 2020
  • COVID-19: What’s Been Done, What More The State Should Do

    The John Locke Foundation’s research team is putting out a package of policy recommendations focused on the Coronavirus this week. The schedule of policy briefs is as follows: Monday: (1) Health Care and (2) the State Budget Tuesday: (3) K-12 Education…
    Brenee Goforth, March 17, 2020
  • CJ’s John Trump Discusses Journalism and ABC Laws on Wilmington’s Big Talker

    Carolina Journal‘s John Trump recently went onto the morning radio show “Morning with Joe Catenacci” on Wilmington’s “Big Talker” 106.7 FM. Together, Trump and Catenacci discussed a recent one of Trump’s syndicated opinion pieces calling for folks to “let go” of the traditional newspaper and the prospects of alcohol…
    Brenee Goforth, March 17, 2020
  • N.C. Is Waiving CON Laws On Hospital Beds Due To Coronavirus

    North Carolina has decided to waive Certificate-of-Need (CON) restrictions on hospital beds in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak explains: The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Thursday, March 12, temporarily lifted a regulation requiring hospitals to get state permission to add beds. The rule said…
    Brenee Goforth, March 16, 2020
  • The Finances of Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus is a serious public health issue, but it is also a serious financial affair. As more states declare a “state of emergency” and the governments flood their treasuries with emergency mitigation funds, this has quickly become a multibillion-dollar affair. JLF’s Joe Coletti broke down some of the numbers…
    Brenee Goforth, March 13, 2020