Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 7)

  • Supreme Court Affirms Compensation for Victims of MAP Act

    The MAP Act has been a thorn in the side of North Carolina’s property rights laws since it was enacted in the late ‘80s. A recent article in the Fayetteville Observer quotes the writings of JLF’s Director of Legal Studies, Jon Guze, to describe the impact of the law:…
    Brenee Goforth, May 7, 2020
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Discusses Telemedicine in Brookings Institution Webinar

    On Wednesday, May 6, JLF’s Jordan Roberts joined Dr. Nichol Turner Lee of the Brookings Institution, Ross Friedberg of Doctor on Demand, and Dana Lichtenberg of the American Medical Association for a discussion of telehealth before and after COVID-19. To open the webinar, Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal…
    Brenee Goforth, May 7, 2020
  • Factors Concerning Low At-Home Student Participation

    In-person schooling has been canceled for the rest of the school year in North Carolina. This means many children are performing their schoolwork from home. In March, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) conducted a survey to gain more information about students’ transition to remote learning. JLF’s Dr.
    Brenee Goforth, May 6, 2020
  • Occupational Licensure Could Make Economic Recovery Harder

    North Carolina requires a license from the government to be employed in countless professions. Everything from being a taxidermist to a barber requires a license from the state. As JLF’s Jon Sanders writes: In the best of times, occupational licensing was a notorious public-choice problem. However, right now we are…
    Brenee Goforth, May 6, 2020
  • Will Governor Cooper Extend His Stay-at-Home Order?

    It is still unclear whether the governor will extend his stay-at-home order that is set to expire Friday, May 8. He has avoided stating a definitive position while North Carolina’s neighboring states have already begun rolling out their reopening plans. Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello writes: Cooper’s administration announced in late…
    Brenee Goforth, May 5, 2020
  • How to Create Balanced Public Health Measures

    This week, JLF’s Dr. Don van der Vaart wrote a research brief advocating for a more deliberate cost-benefit analysis of public health measures. Dr. van der Vaart writes: As we struggle through the COVID-19 pandemic, our government has responded by imposing economically severe restrictions on our lives. In doing so,…
    Brenee Goforth, April 30, 2020
  • Gaston County Order: Reopen Local Economy

    On Wednesday, April 29, the Gaston County Board of Commissioners Chair, Tracy Philbeck, publicly announced his intent to sign an order designed to reopen the county. I plan to sign an order today that reopens Gaston County in phases effective April 29th at 5:00 PM. Staying…
    Brenee Goforth, April 29, 2020
  • WRAL Links To JLF Live Stream with Speaker Tim Moore

    On Monday, April 27, the John Locke Foundation hosted a live stream with N.C. House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland. Speaker Moore covered the legislative priorities of the N.C. House for the short session, which began Tuesday, April 28. Moore covered plans for education, healthcare, and more. The live stream reached…
    Brenee Goforth, April 29, 2020