Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 23, Number 2 – February 2014

• Renewable energy price tag: $100 million
• Is there something in the water in Indian Trail?

• Duke Energy: Poor subsidizing rich’s solar panels, Page 2
• Catawba Nation’s bid for off-reservation has precedent, Page 3
• Governor outlines goals for second year of term, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• JLF: General Assembly’s tax reforms benefit every income group, Page 5
• NAACP expands group’s challenge to N.C.’s elections law, Page 6
• Law takes effect in 2016, but DMV already issuing photo IDs, Page 6
• AARP puts all its eggs into the Affordable Care Act/Medicaid basket, Page 7

• New charter applicants mostly in larger counties, Page 8
• Terry Stoops commentary: Teachers are happy and free, Page 8
• Experts: Property-rights basis of teacher tenure legally shaky, Page 9

• Gold mine of student data helpful, but includes risks, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Obama’s college plan could hurt poor, Page 17
• Colleges hoping Hollywood wants MFA graduates, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Law school not a complete waste of time, but buyers beware, Page 19

• High Point mulls ‘sea cans’ and ‘pink codes,’ Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Hartgen: Monroe Connector deservers additional review, Page 11
• Wilmington looking to expand city’s water source, Page 12
• Court says ‘community caregiving’ empowers searches, Page 12
• JLF guide urges local governments to focus on freedom, Page 13

• Book review: Gates provides lessons about politics, bureaucracy, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Urban slaves a little-recognized part of the Southern economy, Page 21
• Book review: Bennett lauds and lambasts, colleges, including North Carolina’s, Page 22
• Book review: Essays: Rule of law, eroding a long time, not easily restored, Page 23

• Editorial: McCrory needs no reset, Page 24
• Donna Martinez commentary: Liberal lawsuit challenges scholarships, Page 24
• Editorial: Hunt was wrong, Page 25
• Editorial: Smaller can be better, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Freedom leads to growth, Page 25
• Michael Walden commentary: Counting jobs can be confusing, Page 26
• Media Mangle: Dealing with unsavory pasts, Page 26
• Jon Sanders commentary: The pitfalls of projecting economic impact, Page 27
• Becki Gray commentary: Right policies, right path, Page 27

• Hunt: National average push could mean cuts for some (a CJ parody), Page 28