Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 5)

  • Should Doctors Prescribe Housing?

    Recently, California Governor Gavin Newsom shared a new idea for how the state can address its ever-growing homeless population: doctors’ prescriptions for housing. JLF’s Jordan Roberts examined the plan and its similarities with public health policies in North Carolina in a research brief this week. Roberts quotes the Washington Examiner:…
    Brenee Goforth, March 4, 2020
  • The Ramifications of Rejecting Right-to-Work

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders wrote a research brief on the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The legislation has passed the United States House and would mark a serious turn in the association rights of workers – particularly in right-to-work states such as North Carolina. The bill is…
    Brenee Goforth, March 3, 2020
  • Live WUNC Politics Podcast Recording: What You Missed

    Thursday night, WUNC hosted its inaugural “Pints and Politics,” at the Carolina Inn. The event was hosted by WUNC’s two statehouse reporters, Jeff Tiberii and Rusty Jacobs. The event featured a cash bar and a live recording of the WUNC politics podcast. It was originally scheduled to take place…
    Brenee Goforth, March 2, 2020
  • NO SURPRISE BILLS at Greenville Surgery Center

    Imagine going into a surgery knowing exactly what your bill would be at the end. It’s hard to imagine in America’s secretive world of health care, but that is exactly what Greenville-based surgeon Wade Naziri offers at his independent surgery center. Carolina Journal reporter Julie Havlak wrote a story this…
    Brenee Goforth, February 28, 2020
  • Forget Redistricting Rules, We Need New Referees

    North Carolina has been embroiled in a decades-long redistricting saga since the late twentieth century. After each new map is drawn, a slew of litigation ensues that takes up significant time and resources. Many have proposed changes to the rules for redistricting to prevent partisan gerrymandering, but in a recent…
    Brenee Goforth, February 27, 2020
  • One More Opportunity For N.C. To Lead The Way In Criminal Justice

    North Carolina has made many strides in criminal justice reform over the past decade. From justice reinvestment legislation to juvenile justice reform to making it easier for former offenders to get occupational licenses, North Carolina has been quietly leading the nation in criminal justice reform. The next step…
    Brenee Goforth, February 27, 2020
  • What Do You Mean My Tax $ “May” Go to Schools?

    Primary season is upon us, and, in North Carolina, primary season always comes with sales tax referenda. JLF has written about four counties with tax referenda on the ballot this election cycle, and now JLF’s Joe Coletti has written a research brief examining two more. Alamance County and…
    Brenee Goforth, February 26, 2020
  • CIO Magazine Shares North Carolina Pension Research

    The magazine, Chief Investment Officer (CIO), recently published an article about North Carolina’s pension system based on a joint report between the John Locke Foundation and the California-based Reason Foundation. The article’s author, Michael Katz, explains: An analysis of North Carolina’s Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS) says…
    Brenee Goforth, February 25, 2020