Donna Martinez

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Posts by Donna Martinez (page 90)

  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai Assesses President Trump’s First Overseas Trip

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses President Trump’s first official visit to foreign countries. Kokai offered these comments during the May 26, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” Watch here.  …
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • Need a Scorecard for NC’s Redistricting Battles? We’ve Got One.

    Who’s suing who, and for what reason? Our Mitch Kokai sorts out the legal battles over North Carolina election maps here.
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • Join Us Monday: Treasurer Dale Folwell To Discuss Key Challenges With JLF Audience

    Join us Monday, June 5 at JLF. In this presentation, Treasurer Dale Folwell will discuss the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer and promises made that touch one out of every 10 adult North Carolinians: promises made to state employees, teachers, law enforcement, firefighters, and many others regarding their…
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • Moore County Residents Worry About Solar’s Long-Term Environmental Impacts

    Carolina Journal’s Dan Way takes a fascinating in-depth look at concerns over what will happen when the large number of solar farms reach the end of their useful life. Julie Morgan saw the environmental hazard in her Moore County hometown created by yesteryear’s textile mill technology, and she saw the…
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • “They say there’s equitable treatment but there obviously isn’t.”

    The policy and legal battle over regulations impacting craft brewers is the subject of this recent Charlotte Observer story. Becki Gray, a senior vice president of the John Locke Foundation, a Raleigh-based conservative group that supports the craft brewers, said the Anheuser-Busch franchise agreement shows “that rhetoric that…
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • Yes, It’s True: North Carolina Is a Destination For Teachers

    JLF’s Terry Stoops busts the Left’s narrative that North Carolina is driving teachers to leave the state in droves. According to North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) data, the number of out-of-state teachers awarded their initial North Carolina teaching license and employed in a public school continues to outnumber…
    Donna Martinez, May 30, 2017
  • “Every time we hear, watch, or read the news, we are reminded that liberty is a rare commodity in this world.”

    President Ronald Reagan: This Memorial Day of 1983, we honor those brave Americans who died in the service of their country. I think an ancient scholar put it well when he wrote: “Let us now praise famous men . . . All these were honored in their generation, and were…
    Donna Martinez, May 28, 2017
  • Paying For Success: Changing How We Fund and Evaluate Programs

    Pay for a program first and ask questions about its effectiveness later. JLF’s Joe Coletti explains that’s usually how government operates. But there is a better way to determine what we spend and why. He reviews a practice known as ‘pay for success,’ which is gaining traction in the U.S. Read…
    Donna Martinez, May 28, 2017