Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 6)

  • Becki Gray Discusses the Silent Sam Settlement and the Lt. Governor Race with North Carolina Public Radio’s Jeff Tiberii

    Once again, Becki Gray made her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio with WUNC Politics host Jeff Tiberii. Joining Gray and Tiberii was Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center. Together, the three discussed recent updates to the Silent Sam settlement, an ethics complaint on Superintendent Mark Johnson, and…
    Brenee Goforth, February 25, 2020
  • Reductions in CO2? Thank Fracking

    America’s fossil fuel production has been on the rise over the past decade. Simultaneously, the nation’s energy-related CO2 emissions have been on a significant decline. Many might ask “How can ramping up our fossil fuel extraction AND decreasing CO2 emissions happen at the same time?” To that question, JLF’s Jon…
    Brenee Goforth, February 25, 2020
  • Time to Let Traditional Newspapers Go and Focus Instead on Journalism

    McClatchy Co. recently filed for bankruptcy. The company owns newspapers in North Carolina and across the country such as the News & Observer, the Charlotte Observer, the Miami Herald, and Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The news sparked Carolina Journal’s John Trump to write an opinion piece on the decline of local…
    Brenee Goforth, February 24, 2020
  • Who Wants to Raise Sales Taxes? And What Will They Do With Your $?

    Nearly every election cycle, a handful of counties place a sales tax referendum on the ballot. This primary season, four counties are doing just that: Wayne, Forsyth, Madison, and Chatham. This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief examining how those counties plan to spend the money if these…
    Brenee Goforth, February 20, 2020
  • RIP $3 Million in Carolinian Medical Debt

    For roughly the past year, JLF’s Jordan Roberts has been working with RIP Medical Debt to erase nearly $3 million in medical debt for North Carolina and South Carolina families. In his latest research brief, Roberts explains how this private philanthropy rescues low-income families from burdensome medical debts by purchasing…
    Brenee Goforth, February 18, 2020
  • Where to find the Latest Carolina Journal!

    Carolina Journal puts out a print edition every month. The latest edition was dispensed into Carolina Journal’s stand-alone boxes as well as a few modular boxes around Raleigh. To find a box and grab yourself a copy, just reference the map below!…
    Brenee Goforth, February 18, 2020
  • Rolling Back Restrictive Regulations: Health Care

    The health care industry has undergone many major changes in the 21st century, but North Carolina’s rules and regulations haven’t kept up. That is the theme of JLF’s Jordan Roberts’ most recent opinion piece featured in Carolina Journal. Roberts writes: In any given sector of the American economy, there will…
    Brenee Goforth, February 17, 2020
  • Medicaid Expansion Is A Public Choice Problem

    “Medicaid expansion is a public choice problem,” says JLF’s Jordan Roberts in a recent research brief. Expansion, he says, is a mix of uninformed and/or disengaged voters, self-interested politicians, and profit-maximizing special interests – the perfect formula for a public choice dilemma. Public choice problems arise when the gains of…
    Brenee Goforth, February 14, 2020