Brenee Goforth

Communications Associate

Posts by Brenee Goforth (page 9)

  • 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
  • Winston-Salem Journal Quotes JLF’s Mitch Kokai on Economic Damage of Staying Shut Down

    Gov. Roy Cooper shared some updates to his plan to reopen the economy on Wednesday. In a story for the Winston-Salem Journal, Richard Craver reports: Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday that the potential Phase Three reopening of the state’s economy will be delayed more than three weeks, to at least…
    Brenee Goforth, June 25, 2020
  • Supply and Demand Hit: How COVID-19 Harmed Health Care

    The health care industry has taken a huge hit since the onset of coronavirus across the United States. This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts used data from this spring and spring 2019 to determine just how much of a hit COVID-19 has started to take on hospitals throughout the country. Roberts…
    Brenee Goforth, June 25, 2020