Budgets (page 3)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on requests for more money from N.C. public schools at all levels. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how the COVID-19 response creates public policy options.
    Mitch Kokai, August 26, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on the potential impact of North Carolina’s low census response on the state’s congressional delegation. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges N.C. politicians to avoid being “daydream believers.”…
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2020
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    New tool keeps tracks of federal spending

    Jonathan Bydlak of the R Street Institute explains a new way of monitoring how Washington, D.C., politicians spend our money. Over the last few months, Congress has appropriated trillions of dollars in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid this flurry of spending, annual deficits are projected to be…
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    You’ll find plenty of “cracks, potholes, and detours” in North Carolina’s state transportation budget. Those are the words Joseph Coletti uses to describes transportation budget problems. He explains why in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts discusses supply and demand shocks in N.C.
    Mitch Kokai, July 10, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Legal action has shined a spotlight on a controversy involving a multimillion-dollar N.C. Medicaid contract. Donald van der Vaart analyzes the controversy on the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Joseph Coletti explains why he believes Gov. Roy Cooper’s approach to post-COVID-19 budget issues has been…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the negative impact for local governments of Gov. Roy Cooper’s recent executive orders. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that North Carolina’s economic recovery is too slow.
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2020
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    Charlotte Arts and Science Council still adjusting to reality

    Charlotte’s Arts & Science Council went to the people of Mecklenburg County last fall to get a quarter-cent sales tax increase. The tax would have raised $50 million each year for the county, with $22.5 million going to the ASC, whose budget is currently $15.5 million. If the tax hike…
    Joseph Coletti, June 19, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Public schools that reopen this fall won’t look exactly the same as those that shut their doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Terry Stoops analyzes proposed changes in school operations for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts highlights the importance of primary care during…
    Mitch Kokai, June 19, 2020