Regulation (page 295)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Karen McMahan reports for Carolina Journal Online that some observers are concerned about a federal agency’s interest in helping people manage their retirement accounts. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal examines steps Gov. Pat McCrory and Republican lawmakers have been taking to fix what’s broken in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, March 7, 2013
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    Vegetables Delectable

    An advisory committee for Wake County School System recommends the school board to enact district policy to ban the sale of unhealthy foods for any fundraisers, and activities OUTSIDE of school hours.  Now PTAs and Booster Clubs attention quickly turns to where they get money to help with school…
    Lindalyn Kakadelis, March 5, 2013
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    In case you missed him …

    Jon Sanders discussed his recommendation that North Carolina legalize payday lending during an appearance on News 14 Carolina’s “Capital Tonight.”…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about a program designed to boost the number of public charter schools in North Carolina’s rural areas. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal explains why North Carolina should legalize payday lending.
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2013
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    More Legal Options for Women

    There’s a good piece in the Wilmington Star News this morning about home births in North Carolina and Senate Bill 106, which would make them easier.  To quote just a couple key paragraphs: In this day and age, shouldn’t mothers have a say in where and…
    Julie Tisdale, March 1, 2013
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    JLF report recommends that N.C. lawmakers legalize payday lending

    North Carolina’s ban on payday lending has done more harm than good, especially for the state’s poorest consumers. That’s the key finding in a new John Locke Foundation Spotlight report, which recommends that state lawmakers legalize payday lending. Learn more here and by watching report author Jon Sanders…
    Mitch Kokai, February 27, 2013
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    Sowell asks why anyone should believe that government will make better decisions for us?

    Thomas Sowell‘s latest column challenges the notion that government “experts” can make better decisions than we can about the way we should live our lives. Implicit in the wide range of efforts on the left to get government to take over more of our…
    Mitch Kokai, February 27, 2013
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    Williams probes the economics of a minimum wage increase

    If you think President Obama’s proposal for an increase in the federal minimum wage makes sense, perhaps Walter Williams‘ latest column will help change your mind. Dr. Alan Krueger, an economist, is chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers. I wonder whether he…
    Mitch Kokai, February 27, 2013