Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 82)

  • Real economic analysis, or just wishful thinking?

    Dr. Roy Cordato reminds us to be wary of economic impact studies that only tell part of the story. To properly assess the impact of any economic activity, whether it’s building a convention center or sports stadium or installing a vast solar power plant, it must…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2017
  • Gov. Cooper Calls Special Session For Redistricting

    From Carolina Journal’s Dan Way: Gov. Roy Cooper ordered the General Assembly to convene Thursday in a concurrent special session to redraw state electoral maps. Such a session would be rare but not unprecedented. Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously agreed that the General Assembly used an unconstitutional racial gerrymander…
    Donna Martinez, June 7, 2017
  • Cartoon: The Hillary Clinton Blame Game

    Donna Martinez, June 7, 2017
  • High NC Electricity Rates Hit Low-Income Families Especially Hard

    North Carolina electric ratepayers are spending much more money than they need to spend on their electric bills, thanks to the state’s application of a nearly 40-year-old federal law. The extra costs hit low-income residents especially hard. Those are two key findings of a new John Locke Foundation report. It…
    Donna Martinez, June 7, 2017
  • N.C. Approach To Federal Law Proves Costly For Electric Ratepayers

    North Carolina electric ratepayers are spending much more money than they need to spend on their electric bills, thanks to the state’s application of a nearly 40-year-old federal law. The extra costs hit low-income residents especially hard. Those are two key findings of a new John Locke Foundation report.
    Donna Martinez, June 6, 2017
  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Discusses the N.C. House Budget

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the N.C. House budget for 2017-19 and the next steps in the state budget process. Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, June 6, 2017
  • Save Your Seat Now: Chief Justice Mark Martin To Speak At JLF

    Join JLF Monday, June 12 at Noon as we host Chief Justice Mark Martin of the North Carolina Supreme Court. The event is free. Register here. In September 2015, Chief Justice Mark Martin convened the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice. This independent, multidisciplinary commission…
    Donna Martinez, June 6, 2017
  • Why Should N.C. Businesses Like the House Budget?

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, lists three items N.C. businesses should like about the state House budget. Gray offered these comments during the June 2, 2017, edition of the N.C. Channel’s “Bottom Line.” WATCH here. You’ll find Becki’s full assessment of the House budget here. Among her…
    Donna Martinez, June 6, 2017