Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 84)

  • Picked Up By Greensboro News & Record: JLF’s Tisdale On High Point’s Misguided Stadium Plan

    She’s a baseball fanatic, but JLF’s Julie Tisdale isn’t happy with High Point’s latest swing at a stadium. Published at greensboro.com: On Monday, April 3, as teams across the country opened their seasons in front of excited fans, High Point voted, 8-1, to spend $15 million on a downtown…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2017
  • Appropriate Environmental Curriculum Or Propaganda?

    What is the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) teaching kids? nsjonline.com reports: Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration have rolled out an environmental curriculum to be implemented in high school Earth Science and AP Environment classes across the state. “It’s Our Air”…
    Donna Martinez, June 8, 2017
  • 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