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  • JLF’s Gray endorses recodification of N.C. criminal code

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, spoke briefly this morning in favor of the provision of Senate Bill 114 that would create a new commission to recodify North Carolina’s criminal code. Gray offered this testimony during a meeting of the N.C. House Finance Committee meeting. The committee…

  • Court rules against estates of N.C. eugenics victims

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 736: The N.C. Court of Appeals recently ruled against the estates of three eugenics victims. The estates had sued to win access to part of the $10 million state eugenics compensation fund. Jon Guze, John Locke Foundation director of legal studies, analyzes the…

  • National regulatory expert pans N.C. restrictions on craft brewers

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 736: North Carolina lawmakers have been debating proposed changes in laws limiting the freedom of craft brewers to distribute their own products. It’s an issue that has attracted attention from Christopher Koopman, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.

  • Community fights planned solar facility near longstanding school

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 736: As N.C. state government continues to consider policies that benefit the solar energy industry, residents of one Beaufort County community are fighting a proposed 600-acre solar facility planned near a local school. Rick Henderson, Carolina Journal editor-in-chief, explains why people in Terra…

  • Charter school advocate faces charter approval process

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 735: One of North Carolina’s most vocal advocates for public charter schools is taking a more direct interest in the topic. Terry Stoops, the John Locke Foundation’s vice president for research, is married to a public school teacher who just won approval to…

  • Lawmakers take aim at human trafficking

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 735: Some N.C. lawmakers want to step up state efforts to fight human trafficking. Legislation moving through the General Assembly specifically targets sex trafficking. During a recent news conference, a sex trafficking survivor shared her story. Legislators also explained their proposal to help…

  • Lawmakers debate best way to handle taxation of internet sales

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 735: North Carolina lawmakers continue to wrestle with the best way to handle taxation of sales made over the internet. One idea under discussion would force online vendors to collect sales tax in North Carolina if they have gross sales of at least…

  • Cooper pledges N.C. commitment to Paris climate deal

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 735: After President Trump announced plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper joined more than 1,000 public officials across the country in signing an open letter pledging continued support for the agreement. Rick Henderson,…