Carolina Journal Print Edition

Volume 24, Number 7 – July 2015

• McCrory not budging on I-77 toll project
• Solar enriches big business, costs consumers

• Senate includes Medicaid reform in budget, Page 2
• JLF: ‘Reverse logrolling’ would save N.C. taxpayers millions, Page 3
• Senate bill addresses Uber, Lyft insurance regs, Page 4
• State Briefs, Page 4
• N.C. distillers of spirits pleased will law allowing on-premises sales, Page 5
• JLF: Renewable industry energy claims dubious, analysis shoddy, Page 6
• JLF: Repealing certificate of need would boost health care, Page 7

• Parents, schools waiting for court voucher ruling, Page 8
• Terry Stoops commentary: Pay teachers a market wage, Page 8
• Official: Split teacher tenure should be no problem to implement, Page 9
• Bill would require asking teachers why they are leaving jobs, Page 10

• NCGA considers year-round community college funding, Page 17
• George Leef commentary: College is not a theater, Page 17
• Interview: Outgoing NCCCS President Scott Ralls, Page 18
• Campus Briefs, Page, 18
• Issues in Higher Education: Our unwavering faith in the benefits of college is misguided, Page 19

• Bar owners urging Raleigh not to limit patio dining, Page 11
• Michael Lowrey commentary: Sales tax shift and the politics of envy, Page 11
• Developer sues, says G’boro stiffed him on grant, Page 12
• Town and County, Page 12
• Appeals court: Cyberbullying law not unconstitutional, Page 13

• Book review: Liberal commentator Powers takes PC censors to task, Page 20
• From the Liberty Library, Page 20
• Troy Kickler commentary: Founders drew heavily upon Magna Carta ideas in Bill of Rights, Page 21
• Book review: Tucker profiles 14 conservatives who helped shape America, Page 22
• Book review: Utah’s Sen. Mike Lee: Courts willfully subverting the Constitution, Page 23

• Editorial: The progressive flat tax, Page 24
• Becki Gray commentary: To bond or not to bond, Page 24
• Editorial: Stats show retreat, Page 25
• Editorial: In the deep end, Page 25
• John Hood commentary: Medicaid debate will continue, Page 25
• Media Mangle: Sometimes an error is not an error, Page 26
• Michael Walden commentary: How dining out became normal, Page 26
• Andy Taylor commentary: The Magna Carta and America, Page 27
• Marc Rotterman commentary: People-driven versus poll-driven candidates, Page 27

• Raleigh officials move to regulate downtown vibrancy (a CJ parody), Page 28