Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 8)

  • Demand For Charter Schools Booming In Wake County

    The News & Observer reports on the potential approval of five new public charter schools in Wake County. The five are among a dozen that could open next year if approved by the state Board of Education. Critics don’t like this, of course. They don’t like competition and they…
    Donna Martinez, May 3, 2019
  • Which Generation Will Deal With the Federal Spending Mess?

    If you have kids or grandkids, a federal fiscal mess awaits them, according to Pew researchers. Will they kick the can down the road as well? Not very many people seem to care about paring back federal spending. When Americans are asked to make up the budget for the…
    Donna Martinez, April 22, 2019
  • Daily Tracking Poll: Trump at 51% Approval

    Rasmussen’s daily presidential tracking poll for Monday, April 8: The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Forty-seven percent (47%) disapprove. The latest figures include 36% who Strongly Approve of the job Trump is doing…
    Donna Martinez, April 8, 2019
  • At The Daily Signal: JLF Analysts Urge N.C. Leaders To Reject Medicaid Financing Scheme

    Writing at The Daily Signal, JLF’s Joe Coletti and Jordan Roberts explain another reason why the idea of adding half a million able-bodied, childless adults to North Carolina’s Medicaid program is a poor policy choice: the financing scheme known as the Medicaid provider tax. Supporters argue that expanding Medicaid…
    Donna Martinez, March 27, 2019
  • Read It Here: AG William Barr’s Summary Of Findings By Robert Mueller

    On Sunday, U.S. Attorney General William Barr released a 4-page letter summarizing the findings by Robert Mueller and his team on the question of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia designed to deliver the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump. On this key question, which has spurred…
    Donna Martinez, March 25, 2019
  • NEW: Board of Governors Member Steve Long: Roper & Smith Pushed ECU’s Staton Out

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis has this new development on the departure of East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton: University of North Carolina Interim President Dr. Bill Roper acted unilaterally, at the direction of Board of Governors Chairman Harry Smith, to reach a termination agreement with East Carolina University Chancellor…
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2019
  • Carolina Journal: ECU’s Staton Resigning; BOT Member Cites Smith’s Involvement

    Carolina Journal’s Kari Travis reports: East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton will announce his resignation Monday, March 18, Carolina Journal has learned, and plans to leave the job May 3. He’ll stay until June 30 to advise UNC System Interim President Bill Roper and ECU’s interim chancellor during the transition.
    Donna Martinez, March 18, 2019
  • Forbes Column Cites JLF’s Terry Stoops On Gov. Cooper’s Rollback Of School Choice

    Patrick Gleason of Americans for Tax Reform looks at Democratic governors who are anti-school choice. Gov. Roy Cooper is front and center in this piece for his proposal to close the door on Opportunity Scholarships, the program that gives low-income families access to a scholarship for private school.
    Donna Martinez, March 11, 2019