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JLF's Sarah Curry outlines early stages of the N.C. budget process

Sarah Curry, John Locke Foundation director of fiscal policy studies, outlines the early stages of North Carolina state government's budget process for 2015-17. Curry offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 602).

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Attorney Matthew Bryant explains N.C. DOT misuse of the Map Act

Attorney Matthew Bryant of Winston-Salem explains why the N.C. Department of Transportation wants to limit development of properties targeted for future road projects in connection with the state's Map Act. Bryant offered these comments during a Nov. 24, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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Piereson points to sluggish growth as a greater problem than income inequality

Dr. James Piereson, president of the William E. Simon Foundation and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, discusses the recent debate over growing income inequality in the United States. Piereson identifies sluggish economic growth as a more pressing problem than inequality. He offered these comments during a Sept. 30, 2014, Hayek Lecture at Duke University.

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JLF's Mitch Kokai explains why conservatives might be thankful this year

Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation director of communications, explains why N.C. political conservatives might be thankful this year. Kokai offered these comments for a Nov. 27, 2014, report on WTVD (ABC11).

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Nov 26, 2014

Work Under Way For Next N.C. Budget

Gov. McCrory should face fewer surprises as he has full control over the new budget cycle.

Nov 21, 2014

Accountability Is No Gimmick

The media have a duty to let the public know when an elected official or candidate for office ducks election debates or other public forums.

Nov 13, 2014

Critics Seek Regs For Ride-Sharing Services

Uber and Lyft are filling a demand taxis have not satisfied, and taxi owners don't like it.

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Sep 17, 2014

When the Price of Access Is Too Steep

Media outlets should think twice about maintaining cozy relationships with murderous regimes.

Sep 06, 2012

How to downplay an embarrassing story

The N&O buries the one moment of real drama at the Democratic National Convention.

Mar 21, 2012

Death of a narrative

The world's media found the neo-Nazi meme in stories about the school shooting in France just too enticing.

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