Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 7)

  • What’s Missing From The WestEd Report

    The education lawsuit Leandro v. State has been dragging on for 25 years now. The case was originally filed in 1994, and the Supreme Court ruled on it back in 1997. But the parties to the dispute are still entrapped in what feels like a never-ending lawsuit. The latest development…
    Brenee Goforth, February 13, 2020
  • Simpler And More Direct Pay: How to Salvage American Health Care

    America’s health care system is in a state of disarray. Hospitals are closing, patients have no way of knowing what services are going to cost, and – on top of that – the primary method of paying for health care in America, insurance, is becoming less and less affordable. In…
    Brenee Goforth, February 13, 2020
  • Companies Lose $3-5 Million/Month Waiting for Medicaid Transition

    Things have gotten complicated for the medical insurance providers who signed up to cover North Carolina’s Medicaid population under the new managed care system. North Carolina was scheduled to transition to managed care in November of last year, but the funding for the program is tied up in the…
    Brenee Goforth, February 12, 2020
  • Becki Gray Discusses the Iowa Primary and Campaign Finance with North Carolina Public Radio’s Jeff Tiberii

    In her regular appearance on North Carolina Public Radio WUNC with host Jeff Tiberii, JLF’s Becki Gray and fellow guest Rob Schofield from the N.C. Justice Center discussed the Iowa caucus errors and North Carolina campaign finance. On the Iowa situation, Gray stated: Iowa set a new standard for how…
    Brenee Goforth, February 12, 2020
  • Underfunded Pensions: How Did We Get Here?

    A study on pension reform was published this week. The report was co-authored by JLF’s Joe Coletti and four writers from the Reason Foundation: Len Gilroy, Jen Sidorova, Truong Bui, and Raheem Williams. North Carolina has a complex and underfunded pension system for state employees. In his recent research…
    Brenee Goforth, February 11, 2020
  • Mitch Kokai and Mike Schietzelt Talk Voting Rights at Campbell Law Review Symposium

    JLF’s Mike Schietzelt and Mitch Kokai spoke on Friday, February 7, at the Campbell Law Review’s symposium on North Carolina voting rights. In addition to Kokai and Schietzelt,  the symposium featured speakers from the North Carolina Democratic Party, the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, members of the N.C. legislature,…
    Brenee Goforth, February 10, 2020
  • Wind Turbines “Graveyard” Causing a Stir: Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

    This week, our new CEO, Amy Oliver Cooke, shared a Bloomberg Green article titled “Wind Turbine Blades Can’t Be Recycled, So They’re Piling Up in Landfills.” The article gained a lot of traction; at the time of this writing, Cooke’s Facebook post of the article alone has nearly 3,000…
    Brenee Goforth, February 7, 2020
  • Guze Comments on JLF Amicus Brief for Workers’ Rights Court Case

    This week, the John Locke Foundation, along with 12 other American policy groups, submitted a joint amicus brief in support of The Buckeye Institute’s case Reisman v. Associated Faculties of the University of Maine (AFUM). The groups joining the Locke Foundation to file the brief include Americans for Tax Reform, the…
    Brenee Goforth, February 7, 2020