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JLF experts brief candidates preparing for 2014 N.C. elections

The John Locke Foundation's research staff members brief candidates preparing for North Carolina's 2014 elections during a March 7, 2014, session. To watch individual presentations, click the speaker's name. Vice President for Outreach Becki Gray welcomes candidates and offers an overview. Executive Vice President Kory Swanson discusses the role of a think tank. Dr. Roy Cordato, Vice President for Research and Resident Scholar, introduces the research staff and covers tax policy. Sarah Curry, Director of Fiscal Policy Studies, tackles the state budget and spending. Katherine Restrepo, Health and Human Services Policy Analyst, reviews health care policy. Jon Sanders, Director of Regulatory Studies, discusses regulatory issues. Tyler Younts, Legal Policy Analyst, outlines the role of the N.C. Constitution. Dr. Terry Stoops, Director of Research and Education Studies, reviews K-12 education policy.

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Tim Boyum of 'Capital Tonight' discusses top N.C. political issues in 2014

Tim Boyum, host of Time Warner Cable News' "Capital Tonight," discusses top political issues in North Carolina for 2014. Boyum offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 570).

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Locke Box

Duke researcher Chris Conover assesses health risks for the uninsured

Dr. Chris Conover, research scholar at Duke University's Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, summarizes his research into health risks associated with a lack of insurance. Conover offered these comments during an April 14, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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McCrory joins legislators, JLF, national business and legislative groups in touting tax reform

Gov. Pat McCrory joins Sen. Bill Rabon, R-Brunswick; Rep. David Lewis, R-Harnett; John Hood, president of the John Locke Foundation; Jonathan Williams, director of the American Legislative Exchange Council's Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force; and Gregg Thompson, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, for a Tax Day news conference April 15, 2014. The briefing focused on the benefits of North Carolina's 2013 tax reform package.

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Air Wars

JLF's John Hood discusses N.C. budget issues

John Locke Foundation President John Hood answers host Tom Campbell's question about North Carolina's state budget. This exchange took place during the April 20, 2014, episode of N.C. Spin.

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