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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican N.C. legislators approving teahcer pay raises over Democrats’ objections. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal probes the largest problems facing N.C. schools today.
    Mitch Kokai, November 1, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online that the process for redrawing North Carolina’s congressional map could mirror the process used recently for legislative districts. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal critiques wealth taxes, including North Carolina’s business franchise tax.
    Mitch Kokai, October 31, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on a bill that would give the state power to audit pharmacy middlemen. The Daily Journal explains how North Carolina has a chance to set a national standard with criminal law reform.
    Mitch Kokai, October 29, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online that the N.C. Senate could take up the governor’s budget veto override this evening. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights the link between higher economic output and higher incomes.  …
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brook Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online that a request for emergency N.C. transportation funding met resistance this week. Joseph Coletti’s Daily Journal cites overspending as a key factor in the N.C. Department of Transportation’s cash crunch.
    Mitch Kokai, October 25, 2019
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    What You Missed: NC Criminal Law Reform Summit

    On Monday, Oct. 21, the John Locke Foundation and the Cato Institute co-hosted the “North Carolina Criminal Law Reform Summit” at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina. The event featured four panels and one keynote on criminal law reform in the state. The schedule included: Why…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019
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    States are constrained by reality, unlike Washington

    This blog, our research updates, and Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal columns all make clear that state policies are grounded in reality, including recent budgets. Yuval Levin of the American Enterprise Institute provides yet more evidence that Washington policies are orthogonal to reality, especially in finances.
    Joseph Coletti, October 23, 2019
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    JLF’s Rick Henderson Discussed Smokable Hemp on After SPIN!

    This month, an installment of NC SPIN’s “After SPIN!” featured Carolina Journal’s Rick Henderson. Henderson spoke with the show’s host, Tom Campbell, about the smokable hemp provision in the “North Carolina Farm Act of 2019.” Henderson stated: “When I was talking about the farm bill – the fact that…
    Brenee Goforth, October 16, 2019