Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 23, Number 11 – November 2014

• Hagan-nominated USDA official scrubs docs
• Hagan contractor application raises questions
• Stimulus file shows significant Hagan family involvement

• Wos optimistic about Medicaid expansion in N.C., Page 2
• Analysts: Moves to force donor disclosure would chill free speech, Page 3
• Bankruptcy hasn’t put HOT lane off track, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Audit: Rural Center still holding on to federal pass-through funds, Page 5
• Supreme Court ruling keeps new N.C. election law in effect, Page 6
• NCGA will consider regulating ride-sharing Uber and Lyft, Page 7

• N.C. school voucher case in hands of Supreme Court, Page 8
• Terry Stoops commentary: The K-12 roots of the UNC scandal, Page 8
• Common Core commission revising curriculum standards, Page 9

• UNC’s ‘low productivity’ programs hard to end, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Loan repayments and bad incentives, Page 17
• UNC board members vent on oversight concerns, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Avoid fear mongering, politicization on campus sexual assault, Page 19

• Durham County shreds gun registry records, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Revelations rekindle long-running concerns in Indian Trail, Page 11
• G’boro to let citizens in on some budgeting decisions, Page 12
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Uber, Lyft seek fare deal, Page 12
• Court fails to draw line over blood draws in DWI cases, Page 13

• Book review: Folsoms recount government business disasters, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Ebola outbreak recalls memories of flu pandemic of 1918, Page 21
• Book review: Gilder says free-market theory ignores altruism of entrepreneurs, Page 22
• Book review: Obama insider envisions community organizing in Islamic world, Page 23

• Editorial: The wages of government, Page 24
• Jon Sanders commentary: Don’t let technicality deny eugenics victims, Page 24
• Editorial: Borrow when it saves, Page 25
• Editorial: Good news on taxes, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Spending has diminishing returns, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Accountability not a gimmick, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: Stability and control, Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: A referendum on state policy, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: After the midterms, GOP must lead, Page 27

• UNC-CH tightens guidelines on no-show classes (a CJ parody), Page 28