Brenee Goforth

Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 9)

  • Wake County Property Owner Challenges Eminent Domain Power

    Wake County property owner Beverly Rubin has been fighting a legal battle with the city of Apex for five years after the city used eminent domain to place a sewer line through her property. While this legal battle should have been over with a court decision in Ms. Rubin’s favor,…
    Brenee Goforth, July 31, 2020
  • Cancel Culture’s Chilling Effect on Free Speech and Scientific Research

    So-called “cancel culture” is currently on the rise in the United States. Cancel culture is a term used to refer to the “cancellation” of a person who says something outside of what is politically or culturally correct. For instance, if a person were to say something that could be perceived…
    Brenee Goforth, July 22, 2020
  • The Government as a Perpetuator of Inequality

    America is currently in the midst of a national conversation about race relations and inequality. While many are calling on government to solve these problems, it is important to remember many of these issues stem directly from government itself. In his most recent research brief, JLF’s Joe Coletti writes: Few…
    Brenee Goforth, July 16, 2020
  • Here’s What’s Up With N.C. Bowling Alleys

    On Tuesday, July 7, N.C. Business Court Judge James Gale issued a preliminary injunction that would allow for the reopening of bowling alleys across the state. Carolina Journal’s John Trump reports: Cooper on June 25 extended his moratorium on bars and gyms for three more weeks. Businesses such as restaurants…
    Brenee Goforth, July 9, 2020
  • Preliminary Injunction Allows Bowling Alleys to Reopen

    Read the preliminary injunction below. Learn more about the injection and what this could mean for North Carolina in Carolina Journal here.
    Brenee Goforth, July 7, 2020
  • An Uncertain School Year Could Push Parents Towards School Choice

    Gov. Roy Cooper was supposed to announce the state’s official back-to-school plan on Wednesday, July 1. However, that did not happen, and the lack of direction has led many students, parents, and administrators to search for answers. In his recent research brief on the subject, Dr. Terry Stoops writes: Gov.
    Brenee Goforth, July 2, 2020
  • N.C. Data Shows No Spike in COVID-19

    Despite what you may be hearing from the media – and even from our Governor – North Carolina shows no signs of a spike in COVID-19 cases. In his research analysis this week, Dr. Donald van der Vaart, former secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality, explained the numbers…
    Brenee Goforth, July 1, 2020
  • Nearly Every Health Care Specialty Has Taken A Hit During COVID-19

    Jordan Roberts wrote a two-part series this week on the impact COVID-19 has had on the supply and demand of health care. In part one, Roberts discussed how this affected hospitals. But it has not just affected hospitals, COVID-19 has severely affected non-hospital providers even more. In part two,…
    Brenee Goforth, June 26, 2020