Jobs and economy (page 10)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bipartisan Freedom to Work bill aimed at former prison inmates. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains that freedom can fuel faster economic growth.
    Mitch Kokai, May 8, 2019
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    Steve Moore and the Fed

    Colin Wilhelm of the Washington Examiner highlights the latest developments in Steve Moore’s bid to join the Federal Reserve board. Conservative economic commentator and political activist Stephen Moore faces a tough battle for confirmation to the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors due in part to controversies around his…
    Mitch Kokai, May 3, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Two recent news stories paint a very different picture of targeted tax incentives. While Winston-Salem recently landed a major aircraft industry company without offering a single tax break, S.C. legislators continue to squabble over a multimillion-dollar package designed to lure the Carolina Panthers business operations south of the state line.
    Mitch Kokai, May 3, 2019
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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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    Making a predetermined outcome sound like real economics

    Whether jobs are created or destroyed, they always say it's good for 'economic impact,' and media buy it.
    Jon Sanders, April 25, 2019
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai in N&O article, “Freshmen state legislators want to overturn law that has held back unions for 60 years”

    John Locke Foundation’s Mitch Kokai weighs in for the News & Observer on prospective bills to overturn collective bargaining ban: Two first-term Democratic state legislators have filed bills hoping to overturn a 1959 ban on collective bargaining by public-sector employees. That means labor unions would have negotiating power. In…
    Anna Manning, April 25, 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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    CJ reports: W-S lands major aircraft industry player without offering tax incentives

    Sam Hieb reports for Carolina Journal: WINSTON-SALEM — No big announcement. No contentious public meetings. No press conference. But most important — no economic incentives. News that MRO Holdings Inc. — a leader in the aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul industry…
    Anna Manning, April 23, 2019