Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 23, Number 4 – April 2014

• Impact of film industry on N.C. jobs unclear
• State Bar reverses course on campaign signs

• Doctors: Red tape, regulations costing millions, Page 2
• Catawbas say they’ll seek land for casinos in both Carolinas, Page 3
• Critics call Medicaid reform ‘HMOs on steroids,’ Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Lawmakers hear dire assessments of Obamacare’s impacts, Page 5
• Professor: Effect of election law changes on turnout uncertain, Page 6

• Not all schools boards back NCSBA voucher lawsuit, Page 7
• Terry Stoops commentary: Time to ditch the money myth, Page 7
• State leaders vow to ease, streamline standardized testing, Page 8
• Court of Appeals next stop for lawsuit against school vouchers, Page 9

• UNC student health fee: Not just for medicine, Page 17
• Jane Shaw commentary: University president as reformer, Page 17
• WSSU grading scandal embroils administration, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Issues in Higher Education: The ‘party school’ quandary: A ‘fun’ image brings in students, Page 19

• G’boro council backs downtown arts center, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Court: Local zoning officers must transmit appeals to BOAs, Page 11
• W-S, Forsyth approach cell phone towers differently, Page 12
• Regional concerns stoke debate over adding ferry tolls, Page 12
• JLF: Map Act creates problems for property owners, Page 13

• Book review: An enlightening biography of Jefferson’s biographer, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Spanish exploration of North Carolina preceded Lost Colony, Page 21
• Book review: Grim tale of life in infamous Hanoi Hilton yields leadership lessons, Page 22
• Book review: Authors: Why bad ideas become law, how some get repealed, Page 23

• Editorial: Glitz, glamour, and giveaways, Page 24
• Roy Cordato commentary: Overtime rule shows ignorance, Page 24
• Editorial: Revised job data, Page 25
• Editorial: Midterm elections, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: N.C. doesn’t pay more for less, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Double standards, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: Measuring inflation, Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: Constitutional change merits full attention, Page 27
• Donna Martinez commentary: Raise minimum wage, lessen opportunities, Page 27

• Obama orders BLS to begin counting robot jobs (a CJ parody), Page 28