Brenee Goforth

Marketing and Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 8)

  • “Frankenstein-esque” Bill Could End Right-to-Work

    The U.S. House bill, “Protecting the Right to Organize Act” (PRO Act), has attracted a lot of media attention lately – and for good reason. If passed, this pro-union bill would nullify 28 states’ right-to-work laws. Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis writes: The worst thing about the legislation is it…
    Brenee Goforth, February 7, 2020
  • Who Controls Education in N.C.? Everyone and No One

    In the wake of the WestEd report and the following Leandro consent order, questions are circling about what changes will be required in North Carolina’s education system. One question people should be asking, though, is “who will be held accountable for implementing those changes?” JLF’s Dr. Terry Stoops…
    Brenee Goforth, February 6, 2020
  • Biggest Obstacle for ABC Reform? Local Governments

    The News & Observer recently published an article predicting a proposed ABC reform bill will not pick up much traction. JLF’s Jon Sanders published a research brief examining the largest obstacle for any ABC reform legislation: local governments. Sanders writes: Ever since 1937, North Carolina has been a “control state”…
    Brenee Goforth, February 5, 2020
  • Hog Farm Odor Lawsuit: Bladen Journal quotes JLF’s Dr. van der Vaart

    Recently, a panel of judges in Richmond, Virginia heard oral arguments in the case, Joyce McKiver, et. al. v. Murphy-Brown, LLC. As Alan Wooten explains in his recent Bladen Journal article, the case is a compilation of hog nuisance lawsuits in North Carolina. The way the court rules could…
    Brenee Goforth, February 4, 2020
  • JLF’s Joe Coletti Talks Taxes and Incentives at Pelican Institute’s Solutions Summit 2.0

    On Thursday, January 30, the Pelican Institute for Public Policy held its “Solutions Summit 2.0” in Baton Rouge for Louisiana policy leaders. The event brought together over 200 attendees as the Institute shared solutions to expand jobs and opportunity in the Bayou State. JLF’s Joe Coletti spoke on a panel…
    Brenee Goforth, February 3, 2020
  • Gas Tax Not Cutting It? Coletti Comments for Triangle Business Journal

    Last Friday, January 24, the Triangle Business Journal published an article on North Carolina’s gas tax that featured JLF’s Joe Coletti. The piece, written by senior staff writer Lauren Ohnesorge, focused on how North Carolina could deal with its aging highway system, relatively high gas taxes, and the rise in…
    Brenee Goforth, January 31, 2020
  • Candidates Across the Ideological Spectrum Hosted By JLF, Learn About Policies To Advance Freedom, Expand Opportunities

    On Friday, January 24, the John Locke Foundation hosted its annual candidate information session. This marks the 12th year the foundation has invited candidates to expand their knowledge base and learn about free-market principles. Each candidate received resources including budget cards, facts sheets, and our newly released 2020 policy…
    Brenee Goforth, January 29, 2020
  • Does Protecting the Middle Class Hurt Young People?

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti wrote a research brief on a recent Ed Glaeser interview that sheds light on how America’s programs to mitigate risk for the middle class have impaired opportunities for young people. Coletti writes: Over the past century, our rich country has taken steps to protect…
    Brenee Goforth, January 28, 2020