Donna Martinez

VP of Marketing and Communications

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 2)

  • Innovators and Entrepreneurs To The Rescue

    Fascinating story in Bloomberg News about the reality and problem of behemoth wind turbines that have reached the end of their working life. A wind turbine’s blades can be longer than a Boeing 747 wing, so at the end of their lifespan they can’t just be hauled…
    Donna Martinez, February 7, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: 36 Open U.S. House Seats So Far This Cycle

    The folks at Pew Research have posted interesting data about the upcoming U.S. House election. Pew writes that, as of late January, there are 36 open U.S. House seats — with possibly more to come. As of Jan. 28, 28 representatives (22 Republicans and six Democrats) have announced…
    Donna Martinez, January 31, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: Choice Matters To North Carolina Parents

    Ask any parent and they’ll tell you their child is special. That’s good. It reflects the love and bond between a parent and a child. But it’s also a good reminder that every child is an individual, with unique aptitudes, challenges, fears, inclinations, and dreams. So let’s treat every…
    Donna Martinez, January 29, 2020
  • Celebrate National School Choice Week With Us, Today at Noon

    Join us to hear Bob Luddy at 12 Noon at the John Locke Foundation in midtown Raleigh, or live on Facebook.  …
    Donna Martinez, January 27, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: 2020 Election as Brand Marketing

    Fascinating piece written by Fortune’s Geoff Colvin that looks at candidates as brands and assesses the relative strengths and weaknesses of the 2020 presidential field in two categories: brand strength and brand stature. Why did virtually every top pollster and pundit get the 2016 election screamingly wrong? On…
    Donna Martinez, January 24, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: Parents Choose

    One in five of North Carolina’s school-aged kids is educated outside a traditional public school classroom. Join us Monday when we host entrepreneur and school-choice advocate Bob Luddy. Lundy’s presentation is part of National School Choice Week.
    Donna Martinez, January 21, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day: Wage Growth

    Deroy Murdock of National Review points us to wage growth data, which goes against a prevailing media/progressive narrative about today’s economy. He writes: Never mind the liberal lies. Hard data reveal this reality. The Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank’s monthly Wage Growth Tracker shows that…
    Donna Martinez, January 13, 2020
  • Snapshot of the Day

    The daily presidential tracking poll produced by Rasmussen shows President Trump with 50% approval and 50% disapproval as of Friday, Jan. 3. In the image above, Rasmussen compares Mr. Trump’s approval with Mr. Obama’s approval. The latest figures include 38% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is…
    Donna Martinez, January 6, 2020