May 8, 2020
John Locke Foundation Chairman John Hood assesses phase one of Gov. Roy Cooper’s plan for reopening the N.C. economy. Hood offered these comments during the May 8, 2020, edition of “NC SPIN.”
While consumers may see a slight dip in food costs for this Thanksgiving, prices are still up compared to pre-pandemic 2019. The American Farm Bureau says this year’s classic feast for 10 family and friends should cost, on average, $61.17. However, in 2022 the nation saw a dramatic 9.9% increase in food prices.
A new report card from the nonprofit Shared Hope International gives North Carolina a “D” grade among the 50 states on preventing sex trafficking. But that ranking still puts the Tar Heel State at 16th best in the nation. North Carolina scored better than 32 other states that received an “F” grade. The top-performing states are Tennessee with an...
North Carolina ranks 6th out of the 50 states, only bested by New Hampshire, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and South Dakota.
The North Carolina Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in the case of an Alamance County racetrack that was forced to shut down during the pandemic.