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  • JLF’s Terry Stoops joins Fayetteville Tea Party protesters

    Several hundred protesters shared their anger about high taxes and misguided bailouts during two lunchtime Tea Party protests April 15 in Fayetteville. Terry Stoops, John Locke Foundation education policy analyst, shared his concerns about wasteful federal earmarks tied to N.C. congressmen.

  • GOP legislative leaders call for structural budget reform

    Republican legislative leaders discuss Senate Bill 1052, which would cap General Fund spending at the amount of revenues collected in the preceding calendar year. Any surplus funds would head to savings, capital improvements, repayment of state debt, or taxpayer refunds. Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, House Minority Leader Paul…

  • JLF’s Mitch Kokai reacts to Raleigh mayor’s re-election plans

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation communications director, says the recession should prompt local government leaders to focus on core services, rather than government expansion plans. He offered these comments in reaction to Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker’s announcement that he’ll see a fifth term in this fall’s election. The comments aired…

  • Health care expert critiques President Obama’s health proposals

    Sally Pipes, president and CEO of the Pacfic Research Institute, outlines key elements of President Obama’s health-care proposals and explains the flaws in the president’s plans. Pipes offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 308).

  • AFPNC’s Dallas Woodhouse discusses the N.C. tax protest tea party movement

    Dallas Woodhouse, state director of Americans for Prosperity North Carolina, explains his group’s role in working with a series of tax protest tea parties. Many are scheduled for tax day April 15. Woodhouse offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No.

  • JLF’s Terry Stoops rebuts argument that N.C. dropout grants have worked

    Terry Stoops, education policy analyst for the John Locke Foundation, explains that there’s no evidence showing that taxpayer-funded statewide school dropout prevention grants have had an impact on North Carolina’s school dropout rate. Stoops offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program…

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti highlights flaws in N.C. Senate budget

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal and health care policy analyst, discusses the problems he sees in the N.C. Senate’s budget plan. Senators voted 32-16 to approve the plan April 8, 2009. Coletti has offered alternative ideas in the JLF Back to Basics budget.