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JLF's Roy Cordato discusses importance of building N.C. government reserves

Dr. Roy Cordato, John Locke Foundation vice president for research and resident scholar, explains why N.C. lawmakers should focus on building state government's budget reserves. Cordato offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 623).

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Manhattan Institute's James Copland discusses overcriminalizing N.C.

James Copland, senior fellow and director of the Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy, discusses key findings from the MI report "Overcriminalizing the Old North State." Copland offered these comments during an April 20, 2015, speech for the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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Medicaid reformers from Kansas, Florida, and Louisiana share ideas with N.C. leaders

The John Locke Foundation hosts a panel discussion on Medicaid reform, featuring experts who have contributed to reforms in Kansas, Florida, and Louisiana. Speakers at the April 13, 2015, event in Raleigh were Christie Herrera, senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability; Alan Levine, president/CEO of Mountain States Health Alliance and a former health adviser to both former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and current Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal; and Kansas Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, a physician and former Kansas legislator.

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JLF's John Hood analyzes latest N.C. redistricting ruling

John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood answers host Tom Campbell's question about the U.S. Supreme Court's order that the N.C. Supreme Court review the state's latest congressional and legislative election maps again. This exchange took place during the April 26, 2015, episode of N.C. Spin.

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Apr 23, 2015

Telling Both Sides of the Story

Those who read, watch, and listen to the news lose when media outlets decide to ignore the “wrong” side.


Apr 16, 2015

Paying Lip Service to Career Readiness

The intense focus on using technology in classrooms may be impeding students' interpersonal communications skills.


Apr 09, 2015

Super Perks, Salaries, and Turnover

Local school boards in large districts offer superintendents such lucrative compensation packages that rural districts often have a tough time hiring and keeping competent or even mediocre leaders.


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Mar 13, 2015

Corrections Policies Say A Lot

A news outlet’s willingness to own up to its mistakes says a lot about its credibility.


Jan 08, 2015

Early Lessons in Journalistic Bias

Professors do future journalists and the reading public no favors by teaching students that a left-wing narrative trumps the facts.


Dec 21, 2014

When the Media Ignores the News

News outlets shirk their duty when they fail to acknowledge important stories.


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