Regulation (page 11)

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    JLF’s Donald van der Vaart Comments to Southern Farm Network on Controversial NC Livestock Regulations

    Thursday, June 20, JLF Senior Fellow and former Secretary for the N. C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Dr. Donald van der Vaart was featured on Southern Farm Network’s website commenting on the new regulations from the DEQ on livestock farmers. The regulations set by the DEQ impose a number…
    Brenee Goforth, June 24, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A merger between Aetna and CVS could expand retail health care options in North Carolina and across the country. Meanwhile, a tool called Medibid is helping to connect doctors and patients through online auctions. Jordan Roberts discusses these health care innovations during the next edition of Carolina…
    Mitch Kokai, June 21, 2019
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    Highlights of the ‘Freedom to Work’ bill

    Being able to petition the board “at any time” is a particularly strong reform. For people whose conviction record would disqualify them from the license no matter what, being able to find out beforehand would save them a great deal of time and money, let alone heartbreak.
    Jon Sanders, June 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on a key N.C. Senate committee’s approval of a bill to relax restrictions on craft distillers. Mike Schietzelt’s Daily Journal explains benefits of slowing growth within North Carolina’s criminal code.
    Mitch Kokai, June 19, 2019
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    Reducing recidivism by giving rehabilitated offenders greater opportunities to work

    Here is why the changes House Bill 770 would make to how licensing boards treat applicants with conviction records are important.
    Jon Sanders, June 18, 2019
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    Hawley versus Big Tech

    Charles Fain Lehman of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a freshman U.S. senator’s high-profile actions in the tech field. If you were looking for a David to the multi-billion-dollar, big-tech Goliath, you could do worse than Sen. Josh Hawley (R., Mo.). Since arriving to the Senate in…
    Mitch Kokai, June 18, 2019
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    Licensing Reform Aims To Make It Easier To Find a Job

    Monday, June 17, 2019, Jon Guze, director of legal studies for the John Locke Foundation and Bill Rowe, general counsel and deputy director of advocacy for the progressive N.C. Justice Center, put out the following joint statement: The North Carolina Senate is currently considering a carefully crafted piece of legislation…
    Brenee Goforth, June 17, 2019
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    How boosting distilleries can boost local communities

    Since the end of Prohibition, NC distilleries have faced a very restrictive regulatory environment, even more so than wineries and breweries. The good news is that relaxing these restrictions can bring about catch-up growth in the distillery industry here.
    Jon Sanders, June 17, 2019