Regulation (page 290)

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    Stossel previews ObamaCare’s impact

    John Stossel‘s latest column at RealClearPolitics.com looks ahead to assess the potential impact of the fully implemented 2010 federal health care reform law. Many people lazily assume that the law will do roughly what it promises: give insurance to the uninsured and lower the…
    Mitch Kokai, May 1, 2013
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    Wall Street Journal column warns of ObamaCare ‘shock’

    As if you didn’t have enough reasons to worry about the potential negative impact of the 2010 federal health care reform law, Daniel Kessler outlines more reasons for concern in a new Wall Street Journal column. In recent weeks, there have been increasing expressions…
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about legislation that would ease state restrictions on breweries that want to distribute their own product. The Daily Journal focuses on the importance in public policy debates of answering a simple question: Why?…
    Mitch Kokai, April 30, 2013
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    New at CJO: Prime sponsor says bill to cap renewable energy mandate lives on

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that a setback in Rep. Mike Hager’s own committee this week has not ended his interest in pursuing a measure to cap North Carolina’s renewable energy mandate.
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Tyler Younts of the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law about occupational regulations that threaten economic liberty. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why Gov. Pat McCrory ought to be Mr. Fix-It.
    Mitch Kokai, April 26, 2013
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    Cato’s Edwards offers a solution for air traffic control problems

    Chris Edwards of the Cato Institute shares with Daily Caller readers his prescription of the recent problems involving the American air traffic control system. The federal budget sequester is interfering with the air traffic control (ATC) system and snarling up air traffic. As usual,…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2013
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    Forbes says the Fed is playing politics with BB&T

    The latest issue of Forbes magazine features Steve Forbes‘ analysis of the Federal Reserve’s questionable actions in connection with one of North Carolina’s top banks. Forbes contends the Fed’s recent “stress tests” for the nation’s 18 largest banks gave the central bank a chance to “whack”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 25, 2013
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    Re: N.C. poised to lead the nation …

    Jon, Note the third paragraph, which is planting the seeds for the evil-Big-Oil-and-Big-Coal-are-behind-all-of-this narrative: The efforts could benefit U.S. utilities such as Duke Energy Corp (DUK). and PG&E Corp (PCG). as well as Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM)., the biggest U.S. oil producer, and Peabody Energy Corp…
    Mitch Kokai, April 23, 2013