Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 24, Number 3 – March 2015

• N.C.’s distilleries seeking beverage equality
• Quietly, government stops counting ‘green’ jobs

• Legislature pushing crowdfunding solutions, Page 2
• Expert: Confirm eligibility before considering Medicaid expansion, Page 3
• Chief justice urges modernization of state courts, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• Officials: Checking recipients’ Medicaid eligibility could be costly, Page 5
• Study: N.C. CON law limits medical access, boosts costs, Page 6

• Justices’ voucher decision expected within months, Page 7
• Terry Stoops commentary: U.S. millennials not measuring up, Page 7
• Critics: Charter accountability bill would hinder operations, Page 8
• Appeals Court ordered to expedite Alamance records lawsuit, Page 9•

• Officials seek to improve teacher prep in ed schools, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: Fed rules even Harvard can’t take, Page 17
• Professor tells UNC audience ‘civility’ a racist term, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page 18
• Jane Shaw commentary: What I’ve learned about higher education while at the Pope Center, Page 19

• Ruling could mean millions for affected landowners, Page 10
• Town and County, Page 10
• Proposed Greensboro council changes stirs up hornet’s nest, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Charlotte’s Chiquita slip-up, Page 11
• Upcoming FCC ruling could overturn state broadband law, Page 12
• Court: Exclusionary rule not applicable to driver’s licenses, Page 13

• Book review: Rubio warns of ‘third Obama term’ if Hillary elected, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: North Carolina played crucial role at Civil War’s conclusion, Page 21
• Book review: Ryskind destroys romantic notions of a ‘noble’ blacklisted Ten, Page 22
• Book review: Kelly offers stirring account of the Founders’ War for Independence, Page 23

• Editorial: With Medicaid, patience is a virtue, Page 24
• John Guze commentary: Another way to fight eminent domain abuse, Page 24
• Editorial: 2016 and the economy, Page 25
• Editorial: Free speech threats, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Freedom is the goal, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Corrections policy reveals a lot, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: Confronting retirement, Page 26
• Becki Gray commentary: Freedom is the best incentive, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: Judge Obama on his policies, not his heart, Page 27

• SEANC lobbies for ‘Cope-level’ benefits for all members (a CJ parody), Page 28