John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the new deal struck between feuding N.C. craft brewers and beer distributors. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal ponders ways to increase health insurance coverage in North Carolina without expanding Medicaid.
North Carolina is one of the states that make it very difficult for a recently released — and presumed rehabilitated — worker to find a job in his field. North Carolina has 641 different disqualifications in state occupational licensing laws for having a criminal record.
North Carolina's Alcoholic Beverage Control system is a bureaucrat maze. I recently published a Spotlight report offering a primer on the ABC system. Here are several recent posts and research briefs I've made to answer questions about various aspects of the ABC system.
Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon reports a recent development in the fight over regulation of franchise businesses. The Department of Labor is weighing taking steps to roll back an Obama-era policy that targeted franchise businesses. In 2017 Labor Secretary Alex Acosta reversed a 2016 department interpretation…