Regulation (page 3)

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    Trump, health care, and the battle against COVID-19

    John Goodman and Marie Fishpaw write for National Review Online about Trump administration health care changes and the impact for COVID-19. Our health-care system is experiencing rapid, powerful change, far more consequential than is generally recognized. Although these changes are welcomed by many in the health-policy community,…
    Mitch Kokai, October 20, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis and Rick Henderson report for Carolina Journal Online about Republican complaints that Democratic Attorney General Josh Stein is flouting state public-records law. John Hood’s Daily Journal dissects a recent debate among candidates for N.C. labor commissioner.
    Mitch Kokai, October 14, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The fight over a new U.S. Supreme Court nominee reminds us about progressives’ continuing attacks on the U.S. Constitution. Jon Guze discusses those attacks and analyzes the nominee — Judge Amy Coney Barrett — during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Speaking of the Supreme…
    Mitch Kokai, October 9, 2020
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    The Right AOC on Point: Midwestern state inspires ‘Supreme Court envy’

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why one state has given her a case of “Supreme Court envy.” Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, October 8, 2020
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    “The lockdowns must end”

    That’s the subtitle of a recent Manhattan Institute peice by John Tierney. Here are the opening paragraphs: Lockdowns are typically portrayed as prudent precautions against Covid-19, but they are surely the most risky experiment ever conducted on the public. From the start, researchers have…
    Jon Guze, October 8, 2020
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    Winner of Supreme Court gun case still affected by slow bureaucracy

    Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon details new gun-rights developments in the nation’s capital. Washington, D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department claims to have streamlined the handgun-transfer process following complaints from residents, but some in the nation’s capital still face serious delays in exercising their Second Amendment rights. Dick…
    Mitch Kokai, October 6, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert reaction to Gov. Roy Cooper’s lawsuit challenging the state’s Rules Review Commission. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why N.C. state government reserves might not be enough to cover an expected revenue loss.
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2020
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    COVID-19 Testing

    John Cochran–“The Grumpy Economist”–has been arguing for a long time that “cheap, fast, tests can stop this pandemic quickly, even if they are not very accurate.” In a recent blog post, he happily reports that the FDA has approved Abbott Labs’ new rapid test system: Abbott gets…
    Jon Guze, September 4, 2020