Economy (page 6)

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    Martin Center column offers career training contrast

    Abigail Burrola writes for the Martin Center about two different approaches to career training. When students graduate high school, they know about the benefits of a college degree but not career training. Students who get some career and technical education (CTE) in high school can develop job skills and…
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2019
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    Just Keep Compoundin’: Questioning the Economic Impact of a New Carolina Panthers headquarters in S.C.

    From JLF’s Jon Sanders: Now and then you’ll encounter a public servant actually questioning the bad numbers propping up a bad policy proposal, and it’s as refreshing as, well, any scene from a lite beer commercial. Remember when the Maryland county executive held back on imposing a $15 per…
    Anna Manning, April 24, 2019
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    CJ reports: Bipartisan House group seeks to revive tax credits for filmmakers

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal: Lawmakers in 2015 OK’d $10 million a year for the grant program, but the current budget tripled the amount to $31 million. In 2017 legislators removed a July 2020 sunset date, making the grant program permanent. The present program lets production companies collect grants up…
    Anna Manning, April 24, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bipartisan proposal to revive tax credits for N.C. films. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges a wise response to offensive speech on public university campuses.
    Mitch Kokai, April 24, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sam Hieb reports for Carolina Journal Online that Winston-Salem landed a major aircraft industry business without offering tax incentives. The Daily Journal uses a Louisiana case to remind readers about the value of the zero tax bracket.
    Mitch Kokai, April 23, 2019
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    Daily Journal: Excessive debt slows economic growth

    John Hood writes for Carolina Journal‘s Daily Journal: New research by two North Carolina State University professors has brought into stark relief the following facts: America is in a debt crisis, our economy is suffering as a result, and politicians of both major political parties bear responsibility. Economists Thomas…
    Anna Manning, April 22, 2019
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    Cato to launch Simon Abundance Index

    Ronald Bailey writes for Reason.com about a new tool designed to celebrate human ingenuity. Economist Julian Simon from the University of Maryland understood that the authors of The Limits to Growth were vastly underestimating human ingenuity operating under the rule of law in free markets to solve problems…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new proposal for certificate-of-need reform in North Carolina. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights new research that shows the negative impact of excessive federal debt.
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019