Regulation

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some question why police officers can get jobs in North Carolina with less training than barbers. Jon Sanders addresses in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio an even more interesting question: Why do barbers require so much training to get jobs? Jenna Robinson of the…
    Mitch Kokai, July 3, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Emma Schambach reports for Carolina Journal Online how enforcement of Gov. Roy Cooper’s face mask mandate confused N.C. businesses. The Daily Journal highlights one lawmaker’s focus on helping North Carolina compete well in the post-COVID-19 economy.
    Mitch Kokai, June 30, 2020
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    Ideas for a Carolina Rebound: criminal justice and property rights

    Our Carolina Rebound report offers sweeping proposals across a broad range of policy areas to revive North Carolina's economy after COVID-19 and Gov. Cooper's shutdown and lockdown orders. 
    Jon Sanders, June 17, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The COVID-19 pandemic already has injected an unexpected element into North Carolina’s 2020 elections. Now the looting and riots linked to recent protests in the Tar Heel State could affect elections as well. Rick Henderson analyzes the potential impact for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2020
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    What Is “Guidance? Nothing More Than A Rule In Disguise

    You may remember from School House Rock that the way an idea becomes a law is it is introduced to the legislature as a bill and passed through the legislative process. Unfortunately, that process has become muddled throughout the years, as Jon Sanders explains in his latest research brief.
    Brenee Goforth, June 11, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. General Assembly’s latest attempt to reopen bars and gyms across the state. The Daily Journal compares the N.C. economic lockdown to conditions in New Jersey.
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The John Locke Foundation’s new Carolina Rebound project is designed to help North Carolina recover from the negative economic impacts linked to COVID-19 and its associated government lockdowns. In the latest edition of Carolina Journal Radio, Terry Stoops highlights Carolina Rebound’s K-12 education recommendations. Jon Sanders details…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2020
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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