Brenee Goforth

Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 61)

  • Coletti Comments on “Project Bear,” A Secretive Attempt from North Carolina to Attract more from Apple

    WRAL reported on North Carolina’s elusive efforts to recruit Apple to the state. Even though Apple announced they were placing their new campus in Texas, WRAL’s investigative reporter, Tyler Dukes, reports Wake County and the Department of Commerce are still trying to woo Apple into North Carolina in an effort…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Unemployment Insurance Report

    Mitch Kokai gave comments to the Winston-Salem Journal for a recent story on Unemployment Insurance (UI) in North Carolina. The story reports on the changes in UI following the Great Recession. According to the article, the state racked up $2.8 billion in debt to the U.S. Labor and Treasury…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • Liberty Champion, Dr. Richard Bruch, named American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons’ Congressional Ambassador of the Year

    A tip of the hat to defender of health care freedom, Dr. Richard Bruch, who has been named The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2020 Congressional Ambassador. Dr. Bruch was granted this honor “for his dedication to health policy initiatives at both the state and federal level to preserve the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019
  • CJ Commentary: Slowing the growth of N.C.’s criminal code

    “North Carolina’s criminal code is a muddled, archaic monstrosity,” according to JLF’s Mike Schietzelt. In his recent commentary published in Carolina Journal, Schietzelt observes the current disorganization of North Carolina’s criminal code. Schietzelt writes: And thanks to years of inattention, [criminal] laws are scattered throughout thousands of pages of the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019
  • CJ Commentary: Americans should be skeptical of single-payer promises

    According to JLF’s Jordan Roberts in his most recent piece for Carolina Journal, Americans should be leery of universal health care’s claims. Roberts’ commentary highlights many reasons why universal health care may not be all it’s cracked up to be. One such reason is the overwhelming cost. Roberts details a…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Senate votes to repeal Map Act, bill goes to governor

    “The Map Act’s days may be numbered,” writes Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello in her article on the Map Act and the prospective eminent repeal of it. She reports that the North Carolina Senate unanimously voted June 12 to repeal the Map Act, a law which bars property owners from…
    Brenee Goforth, June 18, 2019
  • The Coastland Times picks up piece by JLF’s Jordan Roberts

    The Coastland Times republished column by JLF’s Jordan Roberts on hospital mergers on Sunday. Roberts writes that these mergers can be bad for patients for two reasons: price and quality. On price, Roberts writes: Numerous studies have shown evidence that when hospitals consolidate, patients pay higher prices for procedures. Naturally,…
    Brenee Goforth, June 18, 2019
  • Licensing Reform Aims To Make It Easier To Find a Job

    Monday, June 17, 2019, Jon Guze, director of legal studies for the John Locke Foundation and Bill Rowe, general counsel and deputy director of advocacy for the progressive N.C. Justice Center, put out the following joint statement: The North Carolina Senate is currently considering a carefully crafted piece of legislation…
    Brenee Goforth, June 17, 2019