Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 5)

  • An Uncertain School Year Could Push Parents Towards School Choice

    Gov. Roy Cooper was supposed to announce the state’s official back-to-school plan on Wednesday, July 1. However, that did not happen, and the lack of direction has led many students, parents, and administrators to search for answers. In his recent research brief on the subject, Dr. Terry Stoops writes: Gov.
    Brenee Goforth, July 2, 2020
  • N.C. Data Shows No Spike in COVID-19

    Despite what you may be hearing from the media – and even from our Governor – North Carolina shows no signs of a spike in COVID-19 cases. In his research analysis this week, Dr. Donald van der Vaart, former secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, explained the numbers…
    Brenee Goforth, July 1, 2020
  • Nearly Every Health Care Specialty Has Taken A Hit During COVID-19

    Jordan Roberts wrote a two-part series this week on the impact COVID-19 has had on the supply and demand of health care. In part one, Roberts discussed how this affected hospitals. But it has not just affected hospitals, COVID-19 has severely affected non-hospital providers even more. In part two,…
    Brenee Goforth, June 26, 2020
  • Winston-Salem Journal Quotes JLF’s Mitch Kokai on Economic Damage of Staying Shut Down

    Gov. Roy Cooper shared some updates to his plan to reopen the economy on Wednesday. In a story for the Winston-Salem Journal, Richard Craver reports: Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that the potential Phase Three reopening of the state’s economy will be delayed more than three weeks, to at least…
    Brenee Goforth, June 25, 2020
  • Supply and Demand Hit: How COVID-19 Harmed Health Care

    The health care industry has taken a huge hit since the onset of coronavirus across the United States. This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts used data from this spring and spring 2019 to determine just how much of a hit COVID-19 has started to take on hospitals throughout the country. Roberts…
    Brenee Goforth, June 25, 2020
  • Property Is More Than Just “Things”

    It’s a sentiment that has been shared time and time again: “People are more important than property.” Gov. Roy Cooper even shared these words on Twitter in late May following several riots that raged across the state. While it’s true that many would have their house burn down than…
    Brenee Goforth, June 24, 2020
  • Unemployment Benefits: Inefficient or Unappealing?

    In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, North Carolina has seen a massive influx of unemployment claims. That large influx has been exceptionally difficult to handle, but even before this surge, North Carolina’s unemployment benefits system was doling out fewer benefits than any other state. JLF’s Dominic Coletti writes…
    Brenee Goforth, June 23, 2020
  • More Confederate Statues Come Down

    On Saturday, June 20, Gov. Roy Cooper ordered the removal of Confederate monuments from the grounds of the State Capitol “to protect public safety.” In a recent Carolina Journal piece on the subject, Rick Henderson writes: In a statement issued Saturday, June 20, Cooper said he was “concerned about the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 23, 2020