Jobs and economy (page 5)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    When Apple chose Austin over Raleigh for its major new expansion project, some N.C. economic developers fretted about another “loss” for the Tar Heel State. Jon Sanders analyzes Apple’s decision for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts assesses the significance of a recent federal…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2019
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    2018 as the ‘year of the worker’

    That’s how Stephen Moore describes the previous year in a Washington Times column. If 2017 was the year of the investor with stock market gains of more than 25 percent during President Trump’s first year in office, 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the American worker. These past…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on two lawsuits challenging North Carolina’s new voter ID law. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal argues that North Carolina is the real winner in the Apple sweepstakes.
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2018
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    Federalist columnist takes Rubio to task

    David Harsanyi of the Federalist is no fan of Sen. Marco Rubio’s latest campaign theme. “The American dream is about the opportunity to earn happiness and the government has a responsibility to facilitate that,” the new populist version of Marco Rubio writes in an essay titled “America Needs…
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal reports on the vote to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto and place a photo voter ID requirement into law. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal exposes a key problem with most economic impact studies for taxpayer-funded projects and programs.
    Mitch Kokai, December 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the challenges facing the University of North Carolina System’s new interim president. John Hood’s Daily Journal emphasizes the difficulty of measuring public views about trade.
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2018
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    ‘Losing’ Apple doesn’t mean NC is a loser. Far from it.

    In the last decade, North Carolina policymakers have adopted economic growth policies. We’ve witnessed impressive results from it.
    Jon Sanders, December 14, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    N.C. legislators have loosed restrictions on the state’s targeted tax incentive program for economic development. Jon Sanders explains why that’s a bad idea during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops offers a firsthand account of North Carolina’s charter school development process. UNC-Chapel Hill business…
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2018