Budgets (page 7)

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    NCAE super friend warns of “more frequent and more disruptive” teacher protests

    In an article published on the N.C. Policy Watch website, a policy analyst with the N.C. Justice Center and N.C. Association of Educators super friend warns, These budget proposals are a slap in the face those who came out on May 1, filling the streets of Raleigh to demand more adequate…
    Terry Stoops, June 21, 2019
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    Reverse Logrolling the NC State Budget

    In his most recent research brief, JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti explains that the two chambers of the General Assembly must now meet and piece together a compromise before sending the budget off to the governor’s desk – likely to be vetoed. Coletti suggests an approach to negotiations he…
    Brenee Goforth, June 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Senate committee’s endorsement of the Freedom to Work bill for former criminal offenders. John Hood’s Daily Journal probes public views about government’s size.  …
    Mitch Kokai, June 20, 2019
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    CJ Commentary: Americans should be skeptical of single-payer promises

    According to JLF’s Jordan Roberts in his most recent piece for Carolina Journal, Americans should be leery of universal health care’s claims. Roberts’ commentary highlights many reasons why universal health care may not be all it’s cracked up to be. One such reason is the overwhelming cost. Roberts details a…
    Brenee Goforth, June 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. Senate consideration of a bill to relax restrictions on craft distilleries. The Daily Journal highlights a new report urging a cutback of federal aid to state and local governments.
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
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    CJ Editorial: Budget standoff highlights policy differences

    Last week, the Carolina Journal editors published a commentary on the current budget situation. Though the North Carolina House and the Senate have passed their proposals, the General Assembly still must iron out the differences. Finally, the budget would head to the governor’s desk, where it will…
    Brenee Goforth, June 10, 2019
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    CJ Reports: U.S.-trained foreign docs could fill family practice needs, but government stands in the way

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Dan Way reported on the lack of available residencies for graduating medical students. As he writes, nowhere is this felt more than in international medical schools. The article reads: Fred Jacobs, executive vice president at St. George’s University in the West Indies nation of Grenada,…
    Brenee Goforth, June 7, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    State senators emphasize state worker pay raises in their version of the next $23.9 billion state budget. Like their House counterparts, the Senate omitted any mention of Medicaid expansion. Joseph Coletti analyzes the Senate’s proposals for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2019