Jobs and economy (page 7)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill making it easier for military veterans and their spouses to get N.C. work licenses. John Trump’s Daily Journal probes Gov. Roy Cooper’s inconsistent approach to bars, gyms, and protesters.
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Who will invest in N.C. if it’s not safe?

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” assesses the recent protests and riots linked to the death of George Floyd. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2020
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    Preparation for emerging tech battle with China

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon details new legislation on Capitol Hill targeting the communist Chinese government. The United States is falling behind China when it comes to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and quantum computing, according to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R., Wash.), who told…
    Mitch Kokai, June 4, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online that N.C. gym owners are ready for a court battle over Gov. Roy Cooper’s shutdown order. John Hood’s Daily Journal urges a more energetic response to N.C. job losses.
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2020
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    Health Insurance After COVID-19

    Millions of people are out of work in America. Thanks to the coronavirus and the economic turmoil that followed, many North Carolinians have not only lost their jobs but also their employer-sponsored health insurance. The significant impacts of these past few months on the insurance market are the subject of…
    Brenee Goforth, May 29, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on a contentious bill expanding operations of reopened N.C. restaurants and bars. Amy Cooke’s Daily Journal highlights a lawsuit designed to help elect Democrats by loosening election safeguards.
    Mitch Kokai, May 29, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Carolina Rebound offers guide to winning economic recovery

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains how JLF’s new Carolina Rebound will help guide North Carolina to winning the economic recovery. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, May 28, 2020
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    Economic Decline: Result of the Pandemic or Public Policy?

    Syndicated Columnist John Hood wrote an opinion piece in the Carolina Journal this week about Coronavirus response and business. In his piece, Hood parses out how much of the decrease in local economies is the result of public policy, rather than the Coronavirus. Hood writes: Over the first two months…
    Brenee Goforth, May 28, 2020