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JLF's Michael Lowrey discusses toll roads in North Carolina

Michael Lowrey, John Locke Foundation economics and regulatory policy analyst, analyzes North Carolina's use of toll roads as part of the state's overall transportation policy. Lowrey offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 610).

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Author Tommy Harrelson discusses 'Southport's Art Newton'

Tommy Harrelson, former N.C. transportation secretary, discusses the subject of his book Southport's Art Newton. Harrelson discussed the legacy of Newton's paintings and photography during a Jan. 26, 2015, speech for the John Locke Foundation's Shaftesbury Society. To watch full-length presentations of JLF events, click here.

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Legislative leaders tackle taxes, teacher pay, Medicaid, more

N.C. Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, answer questions about taxes, teacher pay, incentives, Medicaid reform and expansion, and more during a news conference following the Jan. 14, 2015, opening of the latest "long" legislative session.

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JLF's John Hood analyzes the ouster of UNC system president Tom Ross

John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood answers host Tom Campbell's question about the UNC Board of Governors' decision to replace system president Tom Ross. This exchange took place during the Jan. 25, 2015, episode of N.C. Spin.

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Jan 15, 2015

An Education Agenda for 2015

Lawmakers have an opportunity to build on recent success in North Carolina.


Jan 08, 2015

The John Locke Foundation Turns 25

A "big idea" from two visionaries has resulted in an influential organization that is considered to be the gold standard of state-based think tanks.


Dec 18, 2014

Health Care Winners and Losers

Politicians and bureaucrats continue behaving as if they can allocate health care resources better than consumers and providers in the marketplace.


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Oct 21, 2014

Steer Clear of Government Editor‘s Pen

Journalists fall short of long-established standards when they allow officials to peruse and even edit their reports.


Sep 23, 2014

Don‘t Let the Narrative Trump The Facts

You’d have thought by now that the news media would have learned the hard lessons of prejudging a story or a situation before all the facts are in.


Sep 17, 2014

When the Price of Access Is Too Steep

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


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