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FGA's Christie Herrera discusses N.C. Medicaid expansion poll

Christie Herrera, senior fellow of the Foundation for Government Accountability, discusses results of a recent poll dealing with the political consequences of expanding Medicaid in North Carolina. Herrera offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 605).

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Compact For America's Nick Dranias outlines path to balanced budget amendment

Nick Dranias, president and executive director of the Compact For America Educational Foundation, discusses the streamlined constitutional amendment process that could produce a balanced budget amendment within a year. Dranias offered these comments during a Dec. 15, 2014, speech for the John Locke Foundation and the Triangle Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist 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 experts discuss N.C. legislative priorities for 2015 session

John Locke Foundation Vice President Becki Gray and Chairman John Hood answer host Tom Campbell's questions about N.C. legislative leaders' priorities for the 2015 session. These exchanges took place during the Dec. 21, 2014, episode of N.C. Spin.

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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.


Dec 11, 2014

Tiger Moms and Guerrilla Dads

Engaged parents are good for kids, and schools, but not all forms of parental involvement are equal.


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.


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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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