CJ Video (Page 365)

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti cautions government leaders addressing N.C. poverty

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal policy analyst, discusses N.C. government leaders’ ideas about reducing poverty in North Carolina, including House Speaker Joe Hackney’s interest in increased federal funding of anti-poverty programs. Coletti offered these remarks during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 303).

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti responds to January 2009 N.C. unemployment data

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal policy analyst, discusses North Carolina’s January 2009 unemployment numbers. The unemployment rate reached 9.7 percent, the highest level recorded since 1983. Coletti says entrepreneurs are holding back from investment because of fears of government intervention.

  • JLF’s John Hood talks taxes on WTVD

    John Locke Foundation President John Hood discusses the likelihood that Gov. Beverly Perdue and N.C. legislators will pursue tax hikes in 2009. Hood offered these comments to Gerrick Brenner for a report on ABC 11 (WTVD) March 10, 2009.

  • GOP legislative leaders offer ideas for budget savings

    Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, and House Minority Leader Paul Stam, R-Wake, discuss ideas designed to help state government save money as lawmakers plug a $3 billion budget hole. They delivered these remarks during a March 10, 2009, news conference.

  • Physicians for Reform founder describes benefits of health insurance reform

    Dr. C.L. Gray, founder and president of Physicians for Reform, discusses his ideas for reforming the American health care insurance system. Gray touts insurance, tax, and tort reforms to help restore the U.S. health care system to a proper course. Gray delivered these remarks as part of a presentation to…

  • JLF’s Becki Gray pans the proposed public smoking ban

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation vice president for outreach, explains why the proposed public smoking ban included in House Bill 2 would be bad for North Carolina. Gray offered these remarks during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 303).