Tag:Trump administration

  • Democrats are trying to take away state health care flexibility

    Congressional Democrats are trying to take away what little potential flexibility states have over their health insurance markets. If they are successful in their challenge to a new Trump administration rule, states will lose out on increased opportunities to use federal waivers for innovation in state health insurance markets. …

  • FLASHBACK: Tax cuts are not self-financing

    Editor’s note: This Daily Journal by John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood originally ran here May 30, 2017. We are running it again in response to a story,”What happened when North Carolina cut taxes like the GOP plans to for the country,” published Sunday in The Washington Post. North Carolina Republicans…

  • General Assembly leaders want Amazon Wind Farm shut down

    North Carolina’s legislative leaders want the incoming Trump administration to consider shutting down the $400 million, 104-turbine Amazon Wind Farm project under construction near Elizabeth City because, they say, the massive turbines would interfere with a nearby radar facility run by the military. The request came in a letter…