Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 8)

  • What Is “Guidance? Nothing More Than A Rule In Disguise

    You may remember from School House Rock that the way an idea becomes a law is it is introduced to the legislature as a bill and passed through the legislative process. Unfortunately, that process has become muddled throughout the years, as Jon Sanders explains in his latest research brief.
    Brenee Goforth, June 11, 2020
  • Attacks on Donor Privacy Recognized

    The John Locke Foundation recently published a report by Jon Guze, JLF’s Director of Legal Studies. The report focuses on threats to nonprofit donor privacy and the importance of defending it. In his report, Guze writes: Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, the right to assemble, and the…
    Brenee Goforth, June 11, 2020
  • Contrasting Opinions: Police Reform

    On Tuesday, June 9, 2020, Carolina Journal published two opinion columns side by side on police reform. Syndicated columnist John Hood’s piece is headlined “Law enforcement: Police misconduct is everyone’s problem. Next to it is the column authored by Amy Cooke, publisher of Carolina Journal. Her piece is titled “Law…
    Brenee Goforth, June 10, 2020
  • Direct-to-Consumer Health Care

    Medical expenses in America are on the rise, and the medical insurance industry plays a huge role in this trend. As JLF’s Jordan Roberts writes in a research brief this week: Health insurance creates an extra layer of costs and bureaucracy in the process of purchasing health care. Health care…
    Brenee Goforth, June 9, 2020
  • N.C. Bill Could Help Military Spouses Get Jobs

    A bill that has been making its way through the N.C. House would make it easier for veterans and military spouses to gain employment in North Carolina. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak reports: The House Judiciary Committee approved House Bill 1053 on Thursday, June 4, and…
    Brenee Goforth, June 8, 2020
  • JLF’s Jon Sanders On Why Wake Forest Doesn’t Need Public Broadband

    On May 19, 2020, the Director of Regulatory Studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jon Sanders, submitted comments to the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners on a proposal to finance a fiber infrastructure project. Sanders opposed the proposal for several reasons, namely: An uncertain economy for the foreseeable future…
    Brenee Goforth, June 5, 2020
  • JLF’s Jordan Roberts Discusses Telemedicine on NC State’s “First in Future”

    On June 2, NC State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues published an episode of their podcast, “First in Future,” with JLF’s Jordan Roberts as a guest. Roberts and podcast host Leslie Boney discussed Roberts’ recent paper on telemedicine in collaboration with the Brookings Institution. https://lockerroom.johnlocke.org/app/uploads/2020/06/Podcast-Jordan-Roberts-5_29_20-4.00-PM.mp3 Roberts’ paper addresses…
    Brenee Goforth, June 4, 2020
  • Bad Budget Bets: How Gov. Cooper’s Refusal to Compromise Has Cost Him

    Gov. Roy Cooper’s refusal to compromise has cost him many of his key campaign priorities. In his most recent research brief, JLF’s Joe Coletti writes: Cooper’s three priorities last year were Medicaid expansion, school construction, and teacher raises.  He has lost every big bet he’s placed to achieve these policy…
    Brenee Goforth, June 3, 2020