Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 8)

  • CJ Reports: Public Policy Polling finds N.C. closely divided on Trump, Cooper re-election

    Public Policy Polling released a new poll centering around the 2020 elections, according to Carolina Journal’s Lindsay Marchello. Lindsay writes: PPP, which has Democratic clients, surveyed 610 registered voters on June 17 and June 18. The margin of error is plus or minus 4%. The survey was a mixed…
    Brenee Goforth, June 21, 2019
  • Kokai Comments on Beer and Wine at UNC System Sporting Events

    This week, Winston-Salem Journal reported on the current bipartisan measure to allow for beer and alcohol sales at state university sporting events. The article reports the legislation, House Bill 389, would: expand alcohol sales and consumption to all campus stadiums, arenas and athletics facilities. It does not apply to…
    Brenee Goforth, June 21, 2019
  • Does More Money Equal Better Student Outcomes?

    JLF’s Dr. Terry Stoops recently published a research brief centering on the recent WestEd report delivered to Superior Court Judge David Lee this week. Though the contents of the report is unknown, the report’s purpose is to advise Judge Lee on how to proceed with overseeing the state’s compliance…
    Brenee Goforth, June 21, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Senate Judiciary Committee welcomes Freedom to Work bill

    This past Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary committee approved House Bill 770, reports Lindsay Marchello in Carolina Journal. HB 770 is a bill that would make it easier for the citizens with a criminal record to obtain professionals licenses. Marchello writes: Hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians are locked out…
    Brenee Goforth, June 21, 2019
  • Reverse Logrolling the NC State Budget

    In his most recent research brief, JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti explains that the two chambers of the General Assembly must now meet and piece together a compromise before sending the budget off to the governor’s desk – likely to be vetoed. Coletti suggests an approach to negotiations he…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • CJ Reports: Distillery reform ‘game-changer’ passes key Senate committee

    North Carolina-based distillers could see some helpful changes coming their way according to an article by Carolina Journal’s John Trump. In his article, Trump speaks to state distillers about what a Senate Bill 290, currently going through the Senate Rules and Operations Committee, would mean to them. Trump explains:…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts comments on State Medicaid Transition for Leader’s Edge Magazine

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts was recently quoted in a Leader’s Edge article on innovative models in health care. The article detailed the experimental health care models being tested in five states: Maryland, Wisconsin, Colorado, Oregon, and North Carolina. The article mentions the federal waiver North Carolina received to transition the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
  • 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