Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 35)

  • N.C.’s Top Stakeholders Are the People – Not Special Interests

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders published a research brief on Gov. Roy Cooper’s Clean Energy Plan (CEP). Sanders writes: Governor Roy Cooper’s unserious “Clean Energy Plan” (CEP) identified 164 organizations that “participated in the CEP development stakeholder process.” Here’s how Cooper’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) engaged with these lesser…
    Brenee Goforth, September 24, 2019
  • CJ Commentary: Uncertain policy has economic cost

    This week, syndicated columnist John Hood published an opinion piece in Carolina Journal on the economic costs of such uncertain policy. Hood writes: [T]here is an emerging body of evidence suggesting that the uncertainty of economic policy is itself harmful to the economy. When people can’t predict with at least…
    Brenee Goforth, September 23, 2019
  • REAL Ways to Improve the Environment

    As the climate strikers began their public strike, the former secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, Don van der Vaart, published an opinion piece in Carolina Journal on ways individuals can improve the environment. Van der Vaart, now a Senior Fellow with the John Locke Foundation, was…
    Brenee Goforth, September 23, 2019
  • The Constitution and Its Enemies

    The Constitution and Its Enemies This week, JLF’s Jon Guze published an opinion piece in Carolina Journal for Constitution Day 2019. Guze’s piece focused on the principles inherent in the Constitution – limited government, individual liberty, and the rule of law – and the threats they have seen in modern…
    Brenee Goforth, September 20, 2019
  • CJ Reports: UNC chancellors say new system president should offer leadership, stability

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reported on the ongoing search for a UNC system president. Travis explains: UNC has paved a rocky road when it comes to hiring — and retaining — leadership. In 2016, former UNC President Tom Ross was fired without ceremony. The event created an uproar over…
    Brenee Goforth, September 20, 2019
  • North Carolina’s Fight for a Bill of Rights

    It’s Constitution Week! This week we are celebrating the signing of the U.S. Constitution, our nation’s governing document. Each day, you will find a blog about constitutions in America. These blogs serve to educate on the thing that has historically defined government in the United States – the rule of…
    Brenee Goforth, September 20, 2019
  • Should North Carolina Insure Our Health Insurance?

    Earlier this week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief examining the merits of reinsurance in state health exchanges and whether or not it could be a viable option for North Carolina. What is Reinsurance? It works a lot like personal health insurance. In individual health insurance, you pay a…
    Brenee Goforth, September 19, 2019
  • Brenee Goforth, September 19, 2019