Brenee Goforth

Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 6)

  • Top Epidemiologists Recommend Going Back to School

    New COVID-19 recommendations were recently published by the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER). The so-called, Great Barrington Declaration, is a guiding document authored by well-respected academics, epidemiologists, scientists, and health-care professionals which advocates for a “Focused Protection” strategy to defeat COVID-19. The authors of the declaration write: As…
    Brenee Goforth, October 6, 2020
  • Court Workaround Endangers Ballot Protections

    America has seen its fair share of workarounds to the legislative process (many of them discussed in a recent live stream hosted by the John Locke Foundation), but one tactical diversion Democrats recently used to endanger mail-in ballot protections has gotten many people talking. JLF’s Dr. Don van…
    Brenee Goforth, September 28, 2020
  • NCGA’s Budget Prevents Exploding Debt, Protects Scholarships

    North Carolina recently passed the “Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0” with Gov. Roy Cooper’s signature, but it is clear from what happened that the governor did not so much approve of the budget and that he begrudgingly signed it. As JLF’s Joe Coletti writes in his research brief this week: Just…
    Brenee Goforth, September 18, 2020
  • For The First Time, NC Has Per-Pupil Spending For Every School

    This year, North Carolina got a new means of evaluating K12 schools. Our Dr. Terry Stoops writes: While comparisons of school performance have been available for years, the ability to evaluate spending by school wasn’t possible until this year. Like most state education agencies, the N.C. Department of Public Instruction…
    Brenee Goforth, September 17, 2020
  • N.C. Supreme Court Candidates Share Their Beliefs

    On Thursday, Sept. 10, the Federalist Society hosted a forum with the candidates for the three contested seats this year in the North Carolina Supreme Court. JLF’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Donna Martinez, moderated the event. The event began with introductions from all the candidates…
    Brenee Goforth, September 17, 2020
  • COVID-19 News and Cooper’s Plan: Some Context and Criticism

    With all the differing information swirling around COVID-19, it is always helpful to put that information in context. Our Jon Sanders did just that in his research brief this week. Sanders writes: I don’t think people have any idea how very few people in North Carolina on any particular day pose a…
    Brenee Goforth, September 16, 2020
  • Take Our Constitution Week Quiz!

    Brenee Goforth, September 14, 2020
  • School Choice Victories in Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0

    On September 4, 2020, Gov. Roy Cooper signed HB 1105, “Coronavirus Relief Act 3.0.” The bill allocates approximately $1 billion in federal funding from the CARES Act to various coronavirus-related expenses. $440 million of the money is designated to go to the parents of school-aged children to deal…
    Brenee Goforth, September 11, 2020