John Locke Foundation

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    No. We won’t comply with Biden’s vaccine mandate, and no one else should either.

    Statement From Amy Cooke, John Locke Foundation CEO  No. We won’t comply with Biden’s vaccine mandate, and no one else should either. “That one man – Joe Biden – wants to force free Americans to inject something into their bodies should be abhorrent to everyone.
    Donna Martinez, September 10, 2021
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    Towards Safe, Cost-Effective, Equitable Transportation

    In January 2021, a state commission recommended that the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s (NCDOT) budget be increased by a behemoth 40%. The recommendation generates critical questions that must be answered before policymakers can make informed decisions. For example: How effectively is the department deploying its current annual $5 billion…
    Donna Martinez, May 19, 2021
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    Are You a Fierce Defender of Liberty? We’re Hiring.

    We’re Hiring! Are You the Next Member of the Locke Team? Fiscal Policy Analyst Research Fellow, Civitas Center for Public Integrity Grassroots Outreach Coordinator Vice President of Development…
    Donna Martinez, May 5, 2021
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    Veteran Journalist Donna King to Lead Carolina Journal as Editor-in-Chief

    Carolina Journal is pleased to announce the hiring of experienced journalist and accomplished political commentator Donna King as its new Editor-in-Chief. King, a North Carolina native, takes the helm of Carolina Journal as it embarks on its 30th year of providing North Carolinians with independent, rigorous, and uncompromising coverage of…
    Donna Martinez, April 13, 2021
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    Locke Is Hiring: Are You Our Next Grassroots Outreach Coordinator?

    The Grassroots Outreach Coordinator will identify, recruit, and engage grassroots leaders in North Carolina, mobilize them, and drive policy reforms. Responsibilities Include Developing a North Carolina network of grassroots organizations that facilitates collaboration among groups with similar policy priorities. Developing state-based strategies to advance state and local policy priorities and desired…
    Donna Martinez, March 30, 2021
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    A battle over ideas and priorities

    The researchers at Pew have charted the political divide in our country, showing the stark difference in views between Democrats and Republicans on major public policy issues. The chart below reflects the views of U.S. adults in early-to-mid January. Note there is only one item — just one —…
    Donna Martinez, February 4, 2021
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    Senate Leader Phil Berger Announces Committee Appointments

    A Jan. 7 news release from Sen. Leader Phil Berger’s office announces committee assignments. The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday, Jan. 13. Be sure to join the John Locke Foundation’s government affairs team on Monday, Jan. 11, for a conversation about Locke’s legislative Agenda for a Better Carolina. …
    Donna Martinez, January 7, 2021