Jobs and economy (page 10)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on COVID-19’s impact for the University of North Carolina’s budget request. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why a prudent reopening of the N.C. economy is sustainable.
    Mitch Kokai, April 20, 2020
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    Coronavirus indicators: Better on the health front than the economic front

    Cassidy Morrison writes for the Washington Examiner about the contrast between the latest COVID-19 health news and the news related to its economic impact. The coronavirus pandemic is showing signs of stabilization even as economic indicators are just beginning to reveal the magnitude of its damage to commerce.
    Mitch Kokai, April 17, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    With much of the N.C. economy shut down in connection with government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many observers are wondering what that economy will look like once the public health crisis subsides. Amy Cooke ponders that issue during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Closed…
    Mitch Kokai, April 17, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial impact for medical practices. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal laments the lack of transparency in Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposals for ending COVID-19 restrictions.  …
    Mitch Kokai, April 17, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: The Toilet Paper Test and Why It Matters

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why toilet paper on store shelves will send an important signal. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2020
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    Reopening America after coronavirus scare won’t be easy

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon highlights challenges associated with restarting the American economy after the COVID-19 shutdown. With millions out of work and a tidal wave of small business closures on the horizon, many policymakers are clamoring for an end to coronavirus lockdowns and a…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2020
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    Becki Gray’s Message Shared By Wake County Taxpayers Association

    This week, Wake County Taxpayers Association shared JLF’s Becki Gray advice on how to balance solutions to COVID-19 and economic recovery. Gray writes: Thousands of businesses have closed; some from direct government lockdown, some from lack of customers due to government actions. Some government entities have used a troublesome heavier hand…
    Brenee Goforth, April 16, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that some lawmakers continue to focus on criminal law reforms during the COVID-19 pandemic. Joseph Coletti’s Daily Journal urges N.C. policymakers to avoid unemployment benefit changes that could lead to long-term problems.
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2020