Carolina Journal

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    Time to Let Traditional Newspapers Go and Focus Instead on Journalism

    McClatchy Co. recently filed for bankruptcy. The company owns newspapers in North Carolina and across the country such as the News & Observer, the Charlotte Observer, the Miami Herald, and Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The news sparked Carolina Journal’s John Trump to write an opinion piece on the decline of local…
    Brenee Goforth, February 24, 2020
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    Is Nikki Haley Running In 2024?

    She’s a smart and decisive defender of individual rights and economic freedom. I see Nikki Haley — former South Carolina governor and Ambassador to the United Nations — as a formidable presidential candidate for the Republicans in 2024. Real Clear Politics is reporting on a move that signals she…
    Donna Martinez, February 21, 2020
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    Where to find the Latest Carolina Journal!

    Carolina Journal puts out a print edition every month. The latest edition was dispensed into Carolina Journal’s stand-alone boxes as well as a few modular boxes around Raleigh. To find a box and grab yourself a copy, just reference the map below!…
    Brenee Goforth, February 18, 2020
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    New CEO Amy O. Cooke Joins the John Locke Foundation

    Today, the John Locke Foundation welcomes a new CEO, Amy O. Cooke. Below is a copy of the press release originally published on the John Locke Foundation website.   John Locke Foundation Begins 2020 With New CEO   Amy O. Cooke, known across the United States for…
    Brenee Goforth, January 23, 2020
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    New Rule Allows Dental Hygienists to “Fill the Gaps” in Oral Care

    On Thursday, January 16, the N.C. Rules Review Commission announced that dental hygienists in high-need areas will be allowed to treat patients without direct supervision. This is a step forward for dental care in the rural parts of North Carolina. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak explains: North Carolina’s rural communities are…
    Brenee Goforth, January 20, 2020
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    Snapshot of the Day

    Harper Polling surveyed likely Republican primary voters on a number of issues, including choices for U.S. Senate and Governor. Former Gov. Pat McCrory — who is not running — leads the poll with 42% of likely voters choosing him. Carolina Journal reports on the latest poll here.  …
    Donna Martinez, December 11, 2019
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    States are constrained by reality, unlike Washington

    This blog, our research updates, and Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal columns all make clear that state policies are grounded in reality, including recent budgets. Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute provides yet more evidence that Washington policies are orthogonal to reality, especially in finances.
    Joseph Coletti, October 23, 2019
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    JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson Appear on NC SPIN!

    Last week, JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson were guests on NC SPIN!. The two discussed many topics in the round-table style show with fellow guests Chris Fitzsimon, Director of The Newsroom, and Former Attorney General Rufus Edmisten and with host Tom Campbell. On After SPIN!, the show after…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019