Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 22, Number 6 – June 2013

• IRS: Women filed $1.4 million in false returns
• Hager: Speaker vacuum affecting legislation

• Telemedicine touted as efficient delivery method, Page 2
• House, Senate Republicans launch competing tax reform plans, Page 3
• Hospital streamlining bill to get study panel, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Reports: Medicaid expansion advocates overstate uninsured, Page 5
• TARP-related program lets unemployed live mortgage-free, Page 6

• Independent Charter Schools Board gets Senate thumbs-up, Page 7
• Terry Stoops commentary: Accountability: All in the family, Page 7
• Bill authorizing school vouchers passes first hurdle in legislature, Page 8
• JLF: Common Core shortchanges grammar, spelling, Page 9

• Personality tests could hike low graduation rates, Page 17
• Jay Schalin commentary: Stop subsidizing failure, Page 17
• UNC system lukewarm on no-bid energy contracts, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Book about one flagship university not good news for others, Page 19

• Bill would stop regulation of home appearance, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Justices: Cities can’t discriminate against private competitors, Page 11
• Asheville may sue over law shifting control of water system, Page 11
• Bill giving voters more say over debt breezes through Senate, Page 12
• ‘Standing’ bill could aid taxpayer incentives challenges, Page 13

• DVD review: ‘The Hobbit’ worthy precursor to ‘Lord of the Rings,’ Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: It’s the small lessons in life that often are the most important, Page 21
• Book review: Austrian perspective offers alternative to boom-and-bust cycles, Page 22
• Book review: America the Beautiful asks whether Americans have lost their way, Page 22
• Movie review: In ‘Iron Man 3,’ the real man behind the iron mask is revealed, Page 23

• Editorial: Must eugenics victims keep waiting?, Page 24
• Becki Gray commentary: Tax reform alternatives, Page 24
• Editorial: Numbers don’t lie, Page 25
• Editorial: Argue vs. quarrel, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Activists need ‘Teachable Tuesdays,’ Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Behind China’s economic boom, Page 26
• Editorial Briefs, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: The fragility of GOP majorities, Page 27
• Mitch Kokai commentary: At the heart of the tax debate, Page 27

• NAACP’s ‘Moral Monday’ too ‘churchy,’ says ACLU (a CJ parody), Page 28