• JLF experts brief N.C candidates, part 2 (Carolina Journal)

    Rick Henderson, managing editor of Carolina Journal, discusses CJ’s role in covering state government issues. Henderson offered these comments as part of the John Locke Foundation’s March 19, 2010, briefing session for candidates seeking state and national elected offices.

  • Media: The Other Parent

    RALEIGH -- Increasingly sophisticated technologies and rapidly evolving media platforms have fueled an epic surge in children's media use. So influential is media in kids' lives, the resource group Common Sense Media has dubbed it "the other parent."…

  • Campaign Finance Confusion

    Raleigh, N.C. – The Supreme Court recently cleared the way for unions, corporations and other organizations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence political campaigns. However, North Carolina now may have to change state laws to conform to the Supreme Court’s ruling. The confusion could keep otherwise poltically active…

  • Judge Releases Governor’s Assistant on $50,000 Bond

    Raleigh, NC – A federal judge released former Governor Mike Easley’s assistant, Ruffin Poole, on a $50,000 bond Thursday. Poole was indicted last week on 51 charges related to suspected corruption in the governor’s office.

  • Newt Gingrich possible candidate

    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich spoke during The John Locke Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Dinner Wednesday January, 13th. He acknowledged the possibility of running for president in 2012. People at the dinner were excited to celebrate the foundation’s anniversary and speculate on Gingrich’s possible candidacy.

  • John Locke Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary

    The John Locke Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with a dinner Jan. 13, 2010, in Cary. Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich delivered the featured remarks. JLF President John Hood and Senior Fellow Marc Rotterman discussed the foundation’s history. Hood also presented awards to John and William Hammer of The…