Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 9)

  • 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
  • Why Is Fish Scarce, But We Don’t Run Out of Turkeys?

    As millions of us prepare to buy a turkey and prepare all the delectable dishes that go along with a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, JLF’s Senior Economist, Roy Cordato, poses a fascinating question about why we sometimes see scarcity when it comes to popular fish such as tuna or cod, but…
    Donna Martinez, November 16, 2018
  • How To Save $2 Billion In Health Care Costs

    Hard to imagine, but in a Weekly Standard piece, Ike Brannon makes the case that this is true: We could save $2 billion by adopting a more efficient eye dropper to dispense the drops doctors prescribe for their patients. Brannon writes that the market in eye drops is worth $3.4…
    Donna Martinez, November 14, 2018
  • A Robust Discuss of Education in North Carolina Starts With Facts

    With the election over and thoughts turning to 2019, the next state budget cycle, and the work of the General Assembly, I hope we have a robust discussion about priorities — education for example. The current General Assembly has made K-12 education a priority. Let’s start with the…
    Donna Martinez, November 13, 2018
  • Carolina Journal: House Democrats Have Big Night, End GOP Supermajority

    Carolina Journal reports on Tuesday’s election results. Good night for North Carolina Democrats seeking to regain some power in the General Assembly. State Democrats accomplished a major goal in Tuesday’s midterm election, breaking the Republican Party’s supermajority in the General Assembly. Unofficial results show the GOP, which has a…
    Donna Martinez, November 7, 2018