Jobs and economy (page 3)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online recaps the week’s top N.C. political news. Joseph Coletti’s Daily Journal explores the debate over extending federal unemployment benefits.
    Mitch Kokai, August 14, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on a union campaign among nurses in western North Carolina. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why a popular song lyric linked to Raleigh no longer rings true.
    Mitch Kokai, August 13, 2020
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    NY Post offers warning about government stimulus

    Editors at the New York Post caution readers to beware of questionable government stimulus proposals. With negotiations over a (yes!) fifth COVID-19 rescue package at an impasse, President Trump took action on his own Saturday, signing executive orders on a number of “stimulus” measures. Whether his actions or…
    Mitch Kokai, August 10, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: N.C. remains in reopening purgatory

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” discusses Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision to extend economic restrictions linked to COVID-19. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2020
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    Martin Center column tackles credential inflation

    Andrew Gillen writes for the Martin Center about the causes of credential inflation and potential solutions. Credential inflation refers to an increase in the education credentials required for a job—for example, a job that used to be done by high school graduates but now requires new hires to have…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper’s extension of COVID-19 economic restrictions. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal highlights creeping unionization in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, August 6, 2020
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    Election 2020: Battleground North Carolina

    With less than 100 days until Election Day, politics could not be more turbulent. The decisions made by North Carolina voters will determine our state’s economic prospects and legislative priorities, the makeup of our state’s highest court, who sits in our governor’s mansion and in the White House, and which…
    Donna Martinez, July 29, 2020
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    Viral video teaches taxation truth

    Joshua Lawson of the Federalist highlights an important lesson from a recent viral video. “Jojo, how’s it feel openin’ up this first check, man?” Dad asks from the passenger’s seat of the parked car, his voice brimming with expectation. “Oh, c’mon, Papa,” Jojo exclaims with a beaming smile,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 28, 2020