CJ Video (Page 421)

  • GOP lawmakers question fate of popular bills during crossover week

    Republican legislators question the fate of several popular bills during crossover week, the week in which many legislative ideas must win support from either the House or Senate to survive for further debate during the next two years. Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger, R-Rockingham, Rep. Ruth Samuelson, R-Mecklenburg, Rep. Nelson…

  • Head of alternative treatment program critiques N.C. criminal justice system

    Doug Lance, executive director of Alternative Community Penalties Program Inc., describes a key problem with North Carolina’s current system of criminal justice. Lance delivered these remarks as part of a presentation to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society May 11, 2009. To watch full-length presentations of John Locke Foundation events,…

  • JLF’s Joseph Coletti critiques N.C. film incentives

    Joseph Coletti, John Locke Foundation fiscal policy analyst, discusses the problems associated with North Carolina’s film incentive program. Coletti offered these comments during an interview with Donna Martinez for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 312).

  • N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts redistricting conversation, part 3

    The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts the first in a series of “Constitutional Conversations” May 7, 2009, in Raleigh. The topic: “Redistricting After Pender County and Stephenson: What Next?” In the third of three video segments, NCICL director Bob Orr moderates a discussion with attorneys Anita Earls, Robert Joyce,…

  • N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts redistricting conversation, part 2

    The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts the first in a series of “Constitutional Conversations” May 7, 2009, in Raleigh. The topic: “Redistricting After Pender County and Stephenson: What Next?” In the second of three video segments, Gerry Cohen, the General Assembly’s director of legislative drafting, and Bob Phillips of…

  • N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts redistricting conversation, part 1

    The N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law hosts the first in a series of “Constitutional Conversations” May 7, 2009, in Raleigh. The topic: “Redistricting After Pender County and Stephenson: What Next?” In the first of three video segments, NCICL director Bob Orr moderates a discussion with attorneys Thomas Farr and Trey…

  • JLF’s Michael Sanera critiques Salisbury’s fiber-optic cable plans

    Dr. Michael Sanera, John Locke Foundation research director and local government analyst, discusses his new Regional Brief questioning Salisbury’s decision to compete with the private sector in providing Internet, television, and phone service through a city-owned fiber-optic cable system.

  • Forced annexation foes state their case

    Critics of North Carolina’s forced annexation law participate in a rally outside the Legislative Building May 6, 2009. Speakers in this presentation are John Locke Foundation President John Hood, Cathy Heath of StopNCAnnexation, Bob Pleasants of Good Neighbors United, and Brian Irving of the N.C. Libertarian Party.