Donna Martinez

VP of Marketing and Communications

Posts by Donna Martinez (page 7)

  • George H.W. Bush: Patriot, Statesman, President

    Marc Rotterman, a veteran of the Reagan administration and host of Front Row with Marc Rotterman on UNC-TV, reflects on the passing of the 41st president of the United States, who will be buried Thursday in Texas. Rotterman  also looks back at the “what if” of 1992: In the…
    Donna Martinez, December 6, 2018
  • Tracking Poll: President Trump Approval Holding Steady

    Here’s the latest from Rasmussen: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove. The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 43% who Strongly Disapprove.
    Donna Martinez, December 4, 2018
  • WATCH: Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson Delves Into Atlantic Coast Pipeline Investigation

    Will North Carolinians get answers? Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, discusses the N.C. General Assembly’s concerns about a $57.8 million fund tied to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Henderson offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio. WATCH. You’ll find more background here. …
    Donna Martinez, December 3, 2018
  • Scooters, Competition, and Entrepreneurship

    As cities like Raleigh grapple with how to react to the e-scooter revolution, at least one of the major scooter operators is already extending its business model by offering the chance to become a scooter entrepreneur. has the details: Bird will now let individuals manage and rent…
    Donna Martinez, December 3, 2018
  • Meet the New Members of the U.S. Congress

    Interesting graphical piece from the New York Times, which introduces us to 101 newly elected members of the U.S. Congress — Senate and House. There are 10 new senators and 101 new congressmen/women. The paper breaks the class down graphically by party, military background and more. For example:…
    Donna Martinez, November 29, 2018
  • Millennials’ On-Demand Mentality Could Change Primary Care

    JLF’s Jordan Roberts writes that millennials are stepping outside traditional health insurance for care and are instead choosing urgent care, retail clinics, telemedicine, and direct primary care. Their choices could alter the primary care sector of the industry.
    Donna Martinez, November 26, 2018
  • Noon Today at JLF: Justice Brett Kavanaugh & the Supreme Court

    Join us today at Noon at JLF or live on Facebook. Critics of President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court have expressed varying degrees of concern about Kavanaugh’s views and impact on the high court. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), a member of the…
    Donna Martinez, November 26, 2018
  • Tulsa Offers $10,000 Grant To Entice Young Workers

    It’s an interesting way of recruiting young entrepreneurial talent to the city of Tulsa: offer a $10,000 grant in exchange for a one-year commitment. The funds are from a private foundation. Each $10,000 grant will be distributed over the course of a year to eligible remote workers or entrepreneurs…
    Donna Martinez, November 19, 2018