Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 88)

  • ‘Raise the Age’ Advances as House Bill 280 Passes 104-8

    JLF’s Becki Gray reports House Bill 280 has passed the N.C. House by a vote of 104-8. Next stop: the N.C. Senate. What is House Bill 280 all about, and what’s been proposed in the Senate? Our Jon Guze spells it out here.
    Donna Martinez, May 17, 2017
  • Federal Border Tax Could Mean $800 Million Hike in N.C. Insurance Premiums

    A proposed federal border-adjustment tax would cost North Carolina consumers an additional $800 million in higher property-casualty insurance premiums over the next decade. That’s the bottom-line conclusion from a report issued by the John Locke Foundation and the Washington, D.C.-based R Street Institute. The tax would hit this…
    Donna Martinez, May 17, 2017
  • We’re The Outlier in Juvenile Justice, and That Could Change Soon

    We’re expecting a serious discussion about juvenile justice reform at the General Assembly Wednesday. Why? Because in 44 states and the District of Columbia, the age at which young offenders age out of the juvenile justice system is now 18. In five states, it is 17. That leaves North Carolina…
    Donna Martinez, May 17, 2017